Taggded: podiatrist

FALLS PREVENTION WEEK

A third of people aged 65 and older are affected by falls, and they are the largest cause of accidental death for older people. Dr. Emma Stanmore from the University of Manchester …

Slips, Trips, and Falls.

Did you know that falls are the #1 cause of injuries and accidental deaths among those who are 65 and older?  This startling fact is unfortunate, and sadly, most of these falls are …

The ABC’s of Skin Care

  As you head out to your favorite beach, or picnic spot, remember to fill your water bottle, and ESPECIALLY don’t forget to pack the sunscreen!! Sunscreen should be worn …

Tailors Bunion Surgical Repair

A tailors bunion is much like the typical bunion except that it is located on the outside of the foot rather than the inside.  The bone affected when a tailors …

How Did You Get Osteomyelitis?

(Infection of a Bone That Is…) This week, I hope to indulge your newfound interest and provide some insight into the topic of bone infection.  This topic is not an …

Will YOU Have Happy Feet This Summer?

Every summer thousands of new flip-flop and sandal styles emerge.  Some have jewels on top, others come in a variety of colors to match just about any outfit they come …

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 …