Category: Blog Posts

Brachy-Who?

Brachymetatarsia is a relatively uncommon disorder of the foot, but one that is interesting in its discussion.  “Brachy” means short and “metatarsia” refers to the metatarsal bones (the long bones …

Swelling in your legs or feet?

Spring fashion, while welcomed by many of us tired of shivering through the cold winter months, can be emotionally troublesome for those with chronic swelling of their feet and ankles. Swelling in response …

Happy National Foot Health Awareness Month!

The month of April is designated toward bringing Foot Health to the forefront of conversation, so that will be the intention of the Blog this week.  Keeping your feet in …

Laser Therapy for Treatment of Onychomycosis: Fact or Fiction?

Lets quickly review the basics: what is onychomycosis?   Onychomycosis (on-EE-ko-my-KO-sis) is a fungal infection of the nail that can be caused by 3 types of fungus: non-dermatophytic molds, yeasts, and …

To Run With or Without Shoes…That is The Question!

In recent years, much discussion has surrounded the topic of Barefoot Running.  The benefits versus the risks of running barefoot have the medical community divided on which is “best” and …

There’s Such a Thing as a Total Ankle Replacement?

Within the last several years, although around for decades, Total Ankle Replacements have been gaining popularity in both the Podiatric and Orthopedic medical fields as a means of treating chronic …

Fun for the Podiatric Surgeon; Not So Much Fun for the Patient!

As a human being, I never want to see anyone get injured, but as a medical professional, if no one ever did, I would be out of a job!  So …

A Few Reminders About Diabetes

It’s been quite a while since we tackled the topic of Diabetes, and because understanding the disease and the complications it can induce throughout the body and especially your lower …