Do Your Child’s Feet Hurt?

Have your child’s feet been examined lately? Healthy feet are happy feet. If your child is complaining of foot pain, it may be a sign of underlying problems.
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What Is a Heel Spur?

A heel spur is actually referred to medically as a calcaneal spur. It is a small, bony protrusion that forms on the back of the heel, and it can cause pain and discomfort while walking. It can develop as...
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When the Bursa Behind the Heel Becomes Irritated

A bursa sac is a fluid-filled membrane that cushions and reduces friction between bones and tendons, as well as between muscles and joints. There are bursae throughout the body. The bursa sac at the back of the foot (behind...
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Wounds That Don’t Heal Need to Be Checked

Your feet are covered most of the day. If you’re diabetic, periodic screening is important for good health. Numbness is often a sign of diabetic foot and can mask a sore or wound.
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Custom Orthotics Can Help Ease Pain Due to Arthritis

People with rheumatoid arthritis or osteoarthritis are no strangers to foot pain and inflammation. Custom orthotics can often ease the pain and make walking and performing daily tasks more manageable. Orthotics, and custom orthotics in particular, are designed to...
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Bunions and Bunionettes

Bunions are an acquired foot deformity where a misalignment in the bones of the big toe causes a protrusion to form on the outside of the foot at the toe’s joint. This forces the toe to angle toward the other...
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ORIF for an Ankle Fracture

Open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF) is a type of surgical operation that can be used to repair a broken ankle. This procedure is usually recommended when the fracture is large, the bones are displaced or broken into many...
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It’s Time for Beautiful Feet

You don’t need an excuse to have beautiful nails. Step outside without worrying about the appearance of your feet.
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How to Choose Your Child’s Shoes

Your child’s feet will grow very quickly in the first 5 years of their life. Proper footwear during this time is very important in order to allow the bones in the feet to grow straight. When your child is just a...
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Heel Pain Can Be Treated!

Do you suffer from heel pain when you get up in the morning? If so, you should seek the professional help of your podiatrist and have a proper diagnosis performed. Heel pain can be caused by several different foot-related...
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