Taggded: podiatrist

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 …

Should Little Girls Wear High Heels?

Several months ago a featured segment on a National Morning News broadcast, addressed the issue of girls from as young as 3 years old wearing high heels.  It was mentioned …

HAMMER, MALLET OR CLAW, OH MY!

Hammer toes, Mallet toes, and Claw toes are three types of digital deformities of the foot that are extremely similar, yet vary from one another depending on the joint within …

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 …