Taggded: podiatry

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 …

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 …

What are My Risk Factors for a DVT?

When you hear someone talking about a DVT or Deep Venous Thrombosis, even if you don’t fully understand the process of the condition, it makes you a little nervous!  DVT’s, …

Overpronation: Here’s What You Need to Know

Pronation refers to the way our feet naturally absorb shock when our feet strike the ground as we walk or run. During a neutral pronation, the arches of the foot …

Oh No…What About the Growth Plate?

Whenever you hear of a child suffering from an injury, automatically your mind wanders to the topic of growth plates.  We always wonder if the growth plate is affected; the …