January 25 was National Opposite Day, which got us to thinking: what would happen if we completely turned around the advice we give our patients? Here’s how NOT to treat your feet
May is Arthritis Awareness Month. Dr. Craig B. Frey and Dr. Megan L. Oltmann want to focus on how we can help our Cuyahoga, Portage, Geauga, and Summit county patients ease the pain of a unique form of arthritis called gout.
If you’re interested in staying fit and even losing a few pounds, podiatrists Craig B. Frey, DPM and Megan L. Oltmann, DPM give you a round of applause.
Calluses and corns are not particularly worrisome if they don’t bother you. If you’d like to eliminate them purely for cosmetic reasons, first soften them in warm, soapy water.
A bunion is just one of many toe deformities that we treat here at Foot & Ankle Associates of Cleveland. Here are some of the most common questions our patients have and some helpful answers from our expert podiatrists Dr. Craig B. Frey and Dr. Megan L. Oltmann.
You may have heard that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, better known as Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, are expecting their first baby sometime in the next few weeks.
The Achilles tendon is the thickest, strongest tendon in the entire human body. This large band of tissue, which connects your heel bone to your calf, makes it possible for you to walk, run, and jump.
You’re out for a walk when suddenly you get a sharp pain in the bottom of your foot. “Hold on,” you tell your friend, “I’ve got to take this pebble out of my shoe.” You remove your sneaker only to find the pebble is non-existent. You haven’t got a rock in your shoe. You’ve got […]
It happens every year: regular folks fire up their lawnmowers in order to beautify their yards, but something ugly happens. A child gets in the way and loses her foot – as happened to a 5-year old girl in Indiana just a few weeks ago. About 13,000 children are involved in lawn mower accidents each […]
Just as sure as the total eclipse cast a shadow across the United States this month, the truth about disease can sometimes be obscured. Because August is Psoriasis Awareness Month, all of us at Foot & Ankle Associates of Cleveland want to cast the light of truth on this misunderstood disease that can affect the […]