Self-isolation is getting really old. You’re thinking about escaping to the beach. In your mind’s eye, you see the sun warming your bare skin as you twirl your ankles in the cooling water. A fresh breeze blows off the water, flipping your hair in all directions. Emitting a contented sigh, you stroll back to your […]
Keeping yourself and your family safe while mowing the lawn begins with awareness of the dangers. Then, commit yourself to the steps that will help you avoid them. Here are useful do’s and don’ts to consider
Dermatophytes are fungi that like to take up residence in people’s feet and toes, causing athlete’s foot. The fungi enter through the front door – a cut or scrape on the foot. They sit down in a comfy chair – like the space between your toes. These ‘guests’ open the fridge and find stuff they […]
Recently, the Centers for Disease Control expanded its list of underlying health conditions that put people at an increased risk of severe complications from COVID-19. The list now includes those who suffer from the following health conditions: coronary artery disease COPD obesity chronic kidney disease high blood pressure moderate to severe asthma liver disease pregnancy […]
We should all take precautions to stay well. You may be wondering, is it safe to take your children to a state park? Here are tips and suggestions we can all follow
Information about how COVID-19 spreads have changed rapidly over the past few months. The WHO and CDC have examined new data, their recommendations have evolved. Both now advise face masks for anyone out in public. The state of Ohio also recommends the wearing of face masks to help prevent the spread of the virus. All […]
At Foot & Ankle Associates of Cleveland, we’re putting the focus on men in June – it’s Men’s Health Month! So there’s no better time to encourage men to take better care of their feet. Here are six great ways to accomplish this: Get a pedicure. Guys, you may not have been aching for Ohio […]
Podiatrists all over the globe have noted a marked increase in the number of patients with shoe-related foot pain over the last several weeks. From San Francisco to London, Johannesburg to Sydney, and even in our corner of the world serving Portage, Geauga, Cuyahoga, and Summit Counties – feet have been the unsuspecting victim of […]
Many people make the mistake of skipping over their feet when applying suntan lotion. Skin cancer, however, can affect all parts of your feet, according to Dr. Megan L. Oltmann and Dr. Craig B. Frey, our expert podiatrists here at Foot & Ankle Associates of Cleveland.
A diet rich in a variety of foods is best for our bodies, from our heads to our toes, inside and out. Skin looks and feels better when we eat well. Our digestive system works more smoothly. Our bones, joints, tendons, and muscles remain strong and supple.