We podiatrists have a suggestion for you: consider the passing of another year as an opportunity to take better care of your feet! Dr. Craig B. Frey and Dr. Megan L. Oltmann are passionate about taking care of our patients’ feet.
If you’re starting a new exercise plan in the New Year: pay attention to the athletic shoes you’re wearing. It’s not enough to pick a pair that looks nice and hope that it gets you through the day. Two things matter way more than style: function and fit.
Plantar fasciitis is the number one cause of heel pain among our patients here at Foot & Ankle Associates of Cleveland. Plantar fasciitis occurs when the plantar fascia, the long, flat ligament that stretches across the bottom of your foot, becomes inflamed.
Sudden pain and swelling in your big toe may be a gout attack. Gout, also called gouty arthritis, is an inflammation of a joint caused by deposits of excess uric acid. Uric acid is a waste product normally filtered out of the body.
Acknowledge the aging process, get familiar with what happens to aging feet, and take proactive steps to keep them as healthy as possible. Here are some guidelines
So polydactyly of the foot means that a person is born with one or more extra toes. Here are some interesting facts about polydactyly
A twisted ankle is an incredibly common injury – and not just for athletes. According to one study, 23,000 people a day seek medical care for a sprained ankle.
These days, at least among podiatry specialists like us at Foot & Ankle Associates of Cleveland, his name only comes up when we’re talking about a specific area of the midfoot: the Lisfranc joint complex.
November is Thanksgiving month, of course, and many of us look forward to time spent with our families, sharing a bountiful table. But it’s also American Diabetes Month, an opportunity for diabetics to recommit to keeping their disease under control.
Every year, the World Health Organization (WHO) chooses a theme for World Diabetes Day, which is observed every year on November 14.