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Will a Ruptured Achilles Tendon Heal on Its Own?

Achilles tendon injuries are a common sports injury, especially among runners. Many such injuries heal with conservative treatments, but what about a fully ruptured tendon? Will it heal on its own?

May 5th, 2022
Myths and Facts About Lupus

Lupus is an autoimmune disease known for causing a butterfly-shaped rash on your face as well as bodywide chronic pain and swelling. In this blog, we cover the top myths about lupus and shed light on how it affects your feet.

Apr 7th, 2022
4 Ways to Prevent Lymphedema

Lymphedema is swelling in your limbs that typically develops after surgery to remove lymph nodes. If you’re scheduled for an upcoming surgery, learn how to reduce your risk of lymphedema.

Mar 10th, 2022
How Cancer Can Affect Your Feet

Chemotherapy and radiation are essential for combating cancerous cells, but traditional cancer treatments can affect your feet in surprising ways. Read on to learn four ways cancer affects your feet and how we can support your foot health.

Feb 8th, 2022
5 Conservative Treatments for Bunions

Bunions are a common problem that can make wearing shoes painful, but not all bunions require immediate treatment. In many cases, conservative treatment is enough to make a difference. Here are five such treatments.

Jan 13th, 2022
How to Ease Plantar Fasciitis Pain at Home

The plantar fascia is a band of tissue that connects your heel to your toes. Overuse, high-impact activities, and intense training can cause tears in this tissue, leading to pain and inflammation. Luckily, these home remedies can ease your pain.

Dec 13th, 2021
How Corticosteroids Can Relieve Neuroma Pain

Neuromas are thickened areas of tissue that compress nerves and cause pain. We can ease your pain with conservative treatments, minimally invasive treatment, and surgery. Continue reading to learn more about one particular option: corticosteroids.

Nov 14th, 2021
Using Orthotics to Treat Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is a common overuse injury that affects more than 2 million Americans. If you’re included in that number, how can you find relief? Read on to learn how orthotics can help treat plantar fasciitis.

Oct 14th, 2021
5 Signs of Lymphedema

Lymphedema, characterised by intense swelling in your arm or leg, is often brought on after removal of the lymph nodes or when they are blocked or damaged. Lymphedema can be serious if left untreated. Here are five signs of lymphedema.

Sep 9th, 2021
Common Autoimmune Diseases and How They Are Treated

There are over 100 different autoimmune diseases, and some of these can have a profound effect on your feet, ankles, and legs. Continue reading to learn about the most common autoimmune diseases and how they affect your feet.

Aug 19th, 2021
The Link Between Cancer and Neuropathy

Neuropathy is often associated with diabetes, but cancer treatments can also contribute to neuropathy. In this blog, we cover how cancer treatments affect your foot health and how we can support you.

Jul 22nd, 2021
Ankle Exercises That Will Help You Avoid a Sprain

Ready to include a few ankle exercises into your daily workout regimen? These easy-to-perform exercises strengthen your ankles, improve your range of motion, and help you avoid spraining your ankle.

Jun 29th, 2021
Myths and Facts About Tumors

Did you know that most foot and ankle tumors are benign? Even so, it can be scary to discover a lump on your foot or ankle. In this blog, we shed light on four myths and the facts regarding foot tumors.

May 23rd, 2021
Identify the Most Common Symptoms of Heel Spurs

Does your foot hurt when you walk? If you notice heel pain at the front of your heel, you might be dealing with a heel spur. Keep reading to learn about the most common symptoms of heel spurs and how you can get relief.

Mar 1st, 2021
Why Experienced Diabetic Wound Care Matters

Diabetic foot wounds are a common complication of diabetes, but thankfully, you avoid can amputations with help. Read on to learn why experienced diabetic wound care matters and what cutting-edge treatments we offer.

Feb 17th, 2021
Tips for Preventing Hammertoe

Toe joints don’t get enough credit. They bear all your weight, push off the ground when you walk, run, or jump, and fall right back into line when you're at rest — unless you have hammertoe. Here’s how to avoid this painful involuntary contracture.

Dec 18th, 2020
Leg and Foot Wound Care

When an individual is experiencing the effects of a leg, ankle, or foot wound or nonhealing ulcer, the symptoms can be painful and, at times, debilitating. Wounds can result from a variety of conditions, including:...

Apr 14th, 2017
Common Causes of Foot Pain

Foot pain can be caused by a variety of conditions, and if not treated properly by a certified foot and ankle specialist, the pain can begin to affect other parts of the body. Common foot conditions include hammertoes, bunions, and plantar fasciitis.

Apr 13th, 2017
Understanding Diabetic Foot Care

In individuals with untreated diabetes, serious complications can arise, including with the feet. An excess of blood sugar can lead to neuropathy, or lack of feeling due to damaged nerves in the legs and feet.

Apr 13th, 2017