Common Ice Hockey Injuries to Feet and Ankles

There’s no question that ice hockey can be a dangerous sport – all those skate blades flying around at top speed have caused some horrible injuries in the NHL, from severed ears to concussions, skull fractures to a really close encounter with a goal post that’s too gruesome to describe here (it was Mark Howe […]

4 Seasonal Mistakes You Make that Mistreat Your Feet

‘Tis the season for holiday parties, shopping for gifts, travelling to visit family, and adding a million chores to our to-do lists that keep us up and running. Nobody wants sore, painful feet to slow them down during the holidays. We at Foot & Ankle Associates of Cleveland suggest that you avoid these 4 mistakes […]

Tiptoeing in Children

Given the rancorous nature of the 2016 election season, and just the general complexity of family relationships, we bet there was a fair amount of topic avoidance at the Thanksgiving table this year. “Don’t bring up the election!” “If Grandpa mentions your hair, just change the subject!” All that energy spent worrying about and tiptoeing […]

Diabetes Myths

There are a lot of misconceptions out there about diabetes. Who gets it? Who’s at risk? Podiatrists Megan L. Oltmann, DPM and Craig B. Frey, DPM of Foot & Ankle Associates of Cleveland are closing out Diabetes Awareness Month by focusing this blog on clearing up some myths about the disease. Myth: Having diabetes is […]