The 2 Types of Flat Feet

You can determine if you have flat feet by wetting your feet and then standing on a flat, dry surface. If the imprint of your foot is dry in the middle, then you probably have a good arch. If the entire foot falls flat on the floor then you have flat feet and should see […]

4 Foot Care Essentials for Treating Diabetes

While it’s always a good idea to regularly monitor and care for your feet, in recognition of American Diabetes Month we’d like to reach out with this advice for all of our patients who are managing this potential dreadful disease. Fortunately, with proper medication, diet, exercise, and regular visits to your podiatrist, you can minimize […]

4 Treatments for Morton’s Neuroma

Morton’s neuroma is a nerve condition that occurs between the metatarsal bones of the toes. It usually happens between the second and third, or third and fourth toes, and involves a growth around a nerve that makes it feel like you have a pebble in your shoe. As the condition progresses, numbness, tingling, and pain […]

4 Treatments for Corns & Calluses

Calluses and corns form as your skin’s protective response to excessive pressure and rubbing. However, these skin anomalies can become problematic when they contribute to blisters, cracks, and bleeding that can lead to infection—especially in patients who have diabetes. Large calluses on the heel can become heel fissures that can split open and cause extreme […]