We all experience some type of foot problem during our lifetime. If left untreated, these problems can lead to serious long-term pain. A podiatrist is the specialist who can best treat foot & ankle problems, from skin to muscles, ligaments to bones. We cater to each patient’s individual needs, children, adults and seniors. We offer…Read More
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Your Feet Need Extra Attention During Your Pregnancy
It’s true! Pregnancy permanently changes the size and shape of your feet, especially if it’s your first. The pregnancy hormone "relaxin" which loosens the joints around your pelvis so your baby can make its way down the birth canal also loosens the ligaments in your feet. Did you know that there are over 100 ligaments…Read More
Summer Foot Hazards
Statistically, the summer time is when we see the most occurrences of foot pain in the areas of the heel, the arch, the back of the heel, with diagnoses ranging from tendonitis to ankle sprains. The main culprit of these issues this time of year are warm weather wear such as flip flops. These shoes,…Read More
Baby Feet: Those 10 beautiful little toes!
As long as the baby’s feet are healthy at birth most newborns won’t require special care for their feet; and caring for your baby’s feet is much like caring for the rest of their body. Don’t worry if your baby’s feet and toenails look discolored, wrinkled or even have flaky, peeling skin when they are…Read More
How to manage the most common foot problems
Each of our feet has 42 muscles with tendons, 26 bones, 33 joints, and at least 50 ligaments made of strong fibrous tissues to keep all the moving parts together … in addition to 250,000 sweat glands. Our feet are evolutionary marvels, capable of handling hundreds of tons of force — your weight in motion…Read More
Tips to Great Feet for Life!
As adults, we take an average of 2.3 million steps per year. So naturally, over the years, and especially in our more mature years, our feet start to show wear and tear in various ways … from thickening of the skin that can build up to calluses and corns, to stretching of the ligaments, deformation…Read More