The plantar fascia is a thick ligament on the bottom of your foot. It connects your heel bone to the base of your toes and has the important job of supporting your foot’s arch.
If you discover a problem with your feet or sustain a sudden injury, visit foot and ankle surgeons Craig B. Frey, DPM and Megan L. Oltmann, DPM at Foot & Ankle Associates of Cleveland.
August is Psoriasis Awareness Month. Psoriasis is an immune disorder characterized by itchy, raised, red patches found anywhere on the skin.
Of all the parts of the human body, we tend to ignore our feet the most. That is until something happens to make them hurt.
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.
Patients walk into Foot & Ankle Associates of Cleveland (it’s true, sometimes they’re hobbling) with all sorts of foot problems. However, one of their most common complaints is heel pain. It can seem to come on suddenly and fiercely or it can feel like a dull ache that just won’t go away.
Do you have pain or cramping in your lower limbs when you walk? Does the pain diminish as soon as you stop walking and rest for a bit?
You notice some soreness in your foot. It’s minor-league annoying. But it doesn’t go away. It begins to interfere with your workouts and daily activities.
There are times when being a podiatrist is like being a detective. When a patient comes in to see us complaining of foot pain, we interview them and examine their feet for clues. Mysteries can sometimes be solved by compiling evidence in a couple different areas: your footprint and the wear patterns in your shoes. […]
When there’s a sudden change in our lives, we can see it clearly. A new baby! The loss of a loved one! Routines are changed, and life takes on a new meaning. But sometimes change comes about gradually, hinting at a new normal that we’re not quite ready to see. Until, one day it’s staring […]