Taggded: foot

Start the New Year on the Right Foot!

A large portion of people only think about seeing a podiatrist when something goes wrong with their feet and they begin to feel pain. Yet, good foot health is essential to enjoying a better quality of life. This makes podiatry a very vital part of preventative medicine, even though much of the public is unaware of this fact. …

Please, check your feet!!

Diabetic neuropathy is one of the most common complications that as Podiatrist we see in our diabetic patient population.  At this time of the year it is very important to review neuropathy, its causes, and the importance of daily foot checks at home to prevent complications associated with having neuropathy.   Neuropathy by definition is …

No More Vaseline!

The most common response from my patients, when asked about what agents they use to moisturize their legs and feet is: Vaseline.  It is a complete myth that Vaseline moisturizes skin, but it does a very good job at creating that façade! The skin is composed of three main layers: the epidermis, dermis and subcuticular …