Archive for 'Ask a Podiatrist' Category

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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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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Podiatrist – Pedorthist: Foot Health Professionals

Apr 26th, 2011 by John Almodovar | Comments Off on Podiatrist – Pedorthist: Foot Health Professionals

For the majority of us, going about our business on a daily basis usually includes activities that require us to walk from one place to another, and as we do this we typically don’t think about our feet.  We tend to  forget about them even though they’re constantly taking a beating as we run, shuffle, […]

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10 Reasons Why You Need to See a Podiatrist

Aug 27th, 2010 by Amanda Strouse | 5

It’s definitely time to see a podiatrist (aka: foot doctor) if … If you have chronic back pain and it’s not from trauma If you have arthritis If you have yellow or black toenails If your ankle has been swollen for over an hour If your child often complains of foot pain If you have […]

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Ask A Podiatrist: Kids Arch Support Insoles

May 20th, 2010 by Amanda Strouse | 60

Children’s shoes are made with such poor insoles, that it is often necessary to buy children insoles that have arch support, heel cups and other healthy features. The following four kids arch support insoles are sold at KidZerts, Bambini, Arch Angels and Birkenstock. I interviewed Dr. Jeff Hurless, a foot and ankle surgeon, podiatrist, […]

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Q & A: Shin Splints

Apr 30th, 2010 by Amanda Strouse | Comments Off on Q & A: Shin Splints

As the weather warms up and more people head outdoors to work out, shin splints become increasingly common. Why do people get these pains? How do you know if you have a shin splint? What is the best way to treat them? I asked Barbara Adams, our pedorthist, for the answers. What are shin splints? The formal […]

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Ask a Podiatrist: Myths About Barefoot Running

Mar 5th, 2010 by Amanda Strouse | 23

This new “barefoot running” fad is blowing up. Articles and web sites regarding this “new and healthy” way of running can be found all over the Internet. So I interviewed Dr. Jeff Hurless, a foot and ankle surgeon, podiatrist, partial owner and medical director of, to get the facts straight about barefoot running. A study […]

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Jan 13th, 2010 by John Almodovar | Comments Off on HEALTHYFEETSTORE.COM CELEBRATES 5TH ANNIVERSARY

We at are always working hard to improve our business so that customers can get the best of everything: great orthopedic shoes, fantastic podiatrist approved foot care products, and stellar customer service.  We also do our best to share with our customers everything that is newsworthy; from the latest information about our company to […]

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Amputations Due To Diabetes Can Be Prevented

Dec 1st, 2009 by Melissa Kumler | 3

Did you know that every 20 seconds someone is diagnosed with diabetes and according to some surveys the number of diabetics is rapidly increasing in the United States?  In addition, being a diabetic may increase your risk of experiencing common foot problems. The would like to share some valuable information about diabetes and your […]

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