When Should You See A Foot Specialist? 3 Signs It’s Time

A podiatrist, or foot specialist is a physician that specializes with anything to do with the foot and ankle area. If you have a break or sprain, or other foot issues, you should seek help from a specialist. If you aren't sure when you should seek help from a specialist, or just go to your regular physician, read on for a few signs that it's time to get to the podiatrist to help you with your foot issue. Read More 

Using A Splint Device To Treat Bunions

If you have bunions and do not want to go through a surgical operation at this time, then you can think about non-surgical options that include the use of a bunion splint. This is a product that requires a customized fit and your podiatrist can assist you with this. Continue reading to find out more about the splint and how to use it.  What Is a Bunion Splint? A bunion splint is a product that is meant to prevent or prolong the need for surgical intervention. Read More 

3 Reasons You Need to Address Hammertoes

Hammertoes are a deformity that can occur in the second through fifth toes. Although the issue may seem benign, eventually the toes can contribute to worsening foot pain and lesions. Once you notice changes in your toes, you should consult with a podiatrist. Prevent Fixed Deformities In the early stages of hammertoes, the deformity is not fixed. Since the toes can be straightened with passive movement, this is the ideal time to have them splinted. Read More 

3 Common Foot Problems And How To Treat Them

Your feet are a part of your body that are often overlooked. However, they play a key role in most of the activities you do every day. In fact, when your feet are unwell, it can negatively affect the whole rest of your body. Here are three common foot problems you may experience throughout your life and the steps you can take to remedy them: 1. Athlete's foot Athlete's foot is caused by the tinea fungus, according to Healthline. Read More 

Is Heel Pain Bringing You to Your Knees?

The heel of the human body may not get a lot of attention, but its job is a very important one. Made up of one large bone called the calcaneus, it forms the foundation for the rear portion of the foot. Each step taken places pressure on this bone, as well as on the muscles, bones, and other tissues that connect it to the rest of the foot. If you are experiencing heel pain, the following information may be helpful in determining the cause and helping you find relief. Read More