Archive for 'Foot Condition' Category

House Shoes for your Foot Condition

Nov 26th, 2013 by Ken Rahmes | 1

  Feet take a beating!  We walk on them, play and run hard, smash them head-on into table and chair legs, and wrap them in heavy socks with tight suffocating shoes.  It’s no wonder they occasionally complain.  And then there’s the genetic thing.  Some of us have narrow feet, others wide.  Some always seem to […]

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Diabetic Foot Care: A Beginner’s Guide

Nov 13th, 2013 by Ken Rahmes | Comments Off on Diabetic Foot Care: A Beginner’s Guide

So you’ve just been diagnosed with diabetes and are wondering what the future holds.  As this is Diabetes Awareness Month we’re going to touch on the basics of diabetic foot care and footwear options for diabetics.  Foot problems associated with diabetes are similar to those of normal feet.  They just require close attention.  The damage […]

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Plantar Fasciitis Victims: Professional Athletes

Sep 4th, 2013 by John Almodovar | Comments Off on Plantar Fasciitis Victims: Professional Athletes

Looks like plantar fasciitis struck another victim, this time, professional baseball player Albert Pujols’.  As one of the most common foot conditions in the country, affecting people of all ages whether their active in sports or not, plantar fasciitis can literally stop you in your tracks and slow down your mobility. Several professional athletes have […]

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Common Foot Problems in Your 40’s

Jul 10th, 2013 by Jenna Goldberg | Comments Off on Common Foot Problems in Your 40’s

By guest blogger: Brooke Gifford, DPM   Although discomfort may occur as early as 30 years old, there are several foot conditions patients often develop and are aware of beginning in their 40’s. Heel pain, bunions, corns, calluses and clogged sweat glands are all foot conditions that people in midlife often experience. Most of these […]

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Pregnancy Foot Pain Prevention and Care

Jan 11th, 2013 by Jenna Goldberg | Comments Off on Pregnancy Foot Pain Prevention and Care

During pregnancy it’s common for women to experience foot problems they never encountered before. Over-pronation (flat feet) and edema (swelling of feet) often develop during pregnancy. Natural weight gain puts added pressure on the knees and ankles, which can lead to heel pain, arch pain, and ball-of-foot pain. But foot pain and discomfort can be […]

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Which arch support is right for my foot?

Dec 12th, 2012 by Jenna Goldberg | Comments Off on Which arch support is right for my foot?

  It’s important to know your arch type in order to find the proper footwear that best fits your needs, which will improve your foot health, comfort, balance, stability, body alignment, and more. Your foot arch is formed by the tarsal and metatarsal bones in the foot which help the body to bear weight, as […]

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Turf Toe 101

Aug 23rd, 2012 by Jenna Goldberg | Comments Off on Turf Toe 101

Turf Toe is common in athletes who play field sports such as soccer and football. This foot injury is caused by repeatedly making forceful contact with the ground, or straining the toe to go beyond its limits. It may develop after repeatedly pushing off with the toe while running or jumping. Turf Toe is a […]

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Owww! My Heel Hurts!

Jul 24th, 2012 by John Almodovar | Comments Off on Owww! My Heel Hurts!

By guest blogger: Hai-En Peng, DPM, FACFAS There's not one day that goes by in my practice that I don't have a patient complaining of heel pain. This is the #1 complaint that pushes people to come see me. It’s not an “I’m getting old” type of thing either. This common complaint can be seen […]

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My Nails Are So Ugly!

May 3rd, 2012 by Melissa Kumler | 1

Today we are excited to welcome back guest blogger, Hai-En Peng, DPM, FACFAS who is sharing information about the various treatments for nail fungus. “My nails are so ugly!” This is one thing that I constantly here in my office. Patients are coming in droves complaining that their “nails are ugly” or that  inevitable “one […]

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Bunions 101

Apr 26th, 2012 by Jenna Goldberg | 1

This uncomfortable foot condition can run in your family, or may be the result of wearing your favorite pair of shoes. Bunions are the bony humps that form at the base of the big toe. The toe will turn inward to an unnatural position, which can be painful and make it uncomfortable to walk or […]

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