The Importance of Exercise for Type 2 Diabetics

You’d have to be living under a rock since the 1950s or so to not have heard that physical activity and exercise are beneficial to every individual’s health and longevity. Some of the benefits we’re all familiar with include increased energy enhanced mood improved cardiovascular health keeping off unwanted extra pounds maintaining strong muscles and […]

“Golden Rules” for Diabetic Foot Care This Season

“Golden Rules” for Diabetic Foot Care This Season This is the season of warmth. You may be tempted to shed your socks and shoes and savor the warmth of the sand on the shores of Lake Erie; to walk barefoot through the cool grass; to slip into a light sandal and feel the breeze on […]

The Relationship between Diabetes and Your Feet

Diabetes is a large and growing problem all over the world. The disease affects your whole body in many ways and is especially hard on your feet, which is why the podiatrists at Foot & Ankle Associates of Cleveland work so hard to educate our patients about it. Let’s take a closer look at what […]

5 Signs You Might Need a Podiatrist

If there’s one thing that Dr. Megan L. Oltmann and Dr. Craig B. Frey want you to remember about your feet, it’s this: foot pain is never normal. You may be tempted to chalk up recurring foot pain to old age or too much exercise – but you shouldn’t. Podiatrists are specially trained to evaluate […]

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month – Diabetes and Men

It’s a pretty well known fact that men tend to avoid things like calling the doctor. But guys, we’re talking to you — if you think you’re at risk for diabetes, you really need to take action. Diabetes is one of those diseases that’s so fraught with complication that you can’t afford to ignore the […]

Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome

On the inside of your ankle, under the skin and covered by some ligaments, lies a narrow space called the tarsal tunnel. Within that tunnel you’ll find some arteries, some veins, and the posterior tibial nerve. Under a number of conditions, the posterior tibial nerve can become compressed, causing numbness, tingling, or pain in various […]