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5 Tips to Keep a Gout Attack at Bay

When gout hits, it’s usually fast and hard. This painful condition typically affects the joint of a big toe, but could potentially strike any joint. Caused by a concentration of uric acid, attacks can last up to 10 days without treatment.

Sep 15th, 2020
Signs of a Sprained Ankle

Any time you twist, roll, or stretch your ankle in an awkward way, you could stretch the ligaments that support the joint beyond their capability. This is a classic ankle sprain and it could range from minor to severe. Keep reading to learn more.

Aug 26th, 2020
How to Prevent Smelly Feet

Though foot odor is a common problem, that doesn’t make it any less embarrassing. Enclosing your feet in shoes and socks traps sweat and moisture in a hot space, providing a perfect environment for bacteria and fungi to grow.

Jul 21st, 2020
The Best Treatment for Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis creates a stabbing heel pain that makes walking difficult. While there are several treatments, it's important to find the right one for you. Keep reading to learn how.

Jun 26th, 2020
What to Do About a Corn

The rigors of everyday living take a toll on your feet. Thick layers of skin develop to protect you against the pressure and friction your feet routinely experience. Corns are localized patches of thick skin, and they can hurt when left untreated.

May 27th, 2020
How Diabetes Affects Your Feet

Do you have diabetes? Then, you're also prone to foot problems. High blood sugar can impact your entire body, including your feet. Keep reading to learn how you can prevent foot issues brought on by diabetes.

Apr 23rd, 2020
How to Cut Your Toenails to Avoid Ingrown Toenails

While injury and tight shoes can contribute to ingrown toenails, trimming might be the most common cause of this often painful condition. Knowing the correct way to trim your nails can help you avoid discomfort.

Mar 5th, 2020
5 Telltale Symptoms of Bunions

Bunions typically develop over a period of years, so if you’re not concerned about that bump at the base of your toe now, you should be. Influenced by genetics, arthritis, and even your choice of shoes, bunions can become a chronic source of pain.

Feb 1st, 2020
When Does Heel Pain Warrant a Visit to a Podiatrist?

If you are experiencing pain in your heel, it’s easy to think your aching feet are just part of getting older and there’s nothing you can do about it. However, sometimes it warrants a closer look, and you should see a specialist for your heel pain. Read on

Jan 1st, 2020
Get Rid of that Toenail Fungus Before the Holidays

The days of flip-flops and summer tans are gone, but your toenail fungus is still here. Many toenail fungi worsen in winter from insulated socks and boots. Find out how to treat toenail fungus so you can get rid of it before the holidays.

Dec 1st, 2019
Can an Ingrown Toenail be the Source of Your Pain?

Ingrown toenails are a huge pain, to be both literal and figurative. This simple issue can make walking comfortably impossible. Even worse, if left long enough without reprieve, it can become a major issue.

Nov 1st, 2019
Are Flat Feet a Health Issue?

Of the millions of people in the United States who have flat feet or fallen arches, many lead perfectly normal lives. For some, however, the condition can lead to pain and more serious injuries. Here’s what you need to know about flat feet.

Oct 1st, 2019
What Can I Do About My Bunions?

Is that bump at the base of your toe making it hard for you to walk or find shoes? Learn more about how bunions are treated and how you can prevent complications.

Sep 1st, 2019
How to Prevent Plantar Fasciitis From Returning

Have you struggled with heel pain that keeps coming back? Find out what lifestyle tweaks podiatrists recommend to prevent plantar fasciitis from acting up, allowing you to enjoy life without pain.

Jul 16th, 2019
Why You Need a Podiatrist on Your Diabetes Management Team

You measure your blood sugar and watch your diet and activity level to keep your diabetes under control. But diabetes alters your body in ways that can have dire consequences for your health — including your feet. A podiatrist helps keep you safe.

Jun 13th, 2019