Debilitating foot and ankle damage caused by arthritis can be slowed with proper diet and exercise and by wearing properly fitted shoes with custom orthotics.
Your body can really take a beating over the years, and as you age your feet and ankles become more susceptible to a wide variety of problems and conditions that can cause foot pain and discomfort. While the effects of aging can be slowed down and mitigated with proper foot and ankle care, you should […]
The tarsal tunnel is a hollow area of your foot near the ankle joint that provides passage for the nerves, tendons, and blood vessels that extend into the rest of your foot.
Your feet are composed of a multitude of bones with over thirty joints that can be adversely affected by arthritis.
Fungal toenail infections are caused by the microscopic fungi that thrive in the warm, wet conditions found in your footwear. The same fungi that cause athlete’s foot infection also cause fungal toenail infections which is why athletes often suffer with fungal toenails. However, the condition can happen in anyone. Most people don’t even realize that […]
Arthritis is the name given to a variety of conditions that erode the lining of your joints, causing inflammation and pain as bones rub against each other. While arthritic conditions eventually affect the back, neck, hips, and knees, it is frequently first diagnosed in the hands, feet, and ankles. See your foot doctor at the […]
May is National Arthritis Awareness Month, which is the perfect opportunity to learn about the leading cause of disability and condition that affects over 50 million adults in the United States each year. Arthritis is actually a word used to describe the many types of joint pain and diseases that exist. Since the foot has […]