5 Sports that are Easy on Your Feet

Ever taken a close look at a runner’s foot? The ends of the toes have calluses on them from constant slamming against sneakers. Blisters torment the toes as well, and when they break, the skin peels off in chunks. Toenails frequently turn black and fall off from all the trauma. Runners’ feet are not a […]

Your Aching Toes

Toes – what are they good for? Well, for one thing, they help us keep our balance. To prove it, try this brief, toe-less experiment: -Stand on one foot and lift your toes off the ground. -Hang out for a bit. -Now, place your toes back on the ground. -Hang out some more. -Admit: it […]

Dealing with Chronic Ankle Instability

Is there any truth to the idea that people can predict changes in the weather based on how their joints feel? Scientists don’t agree whether people can accurately say it’s going to rain this afternoon just because their ankle hurts this morning. But don’t tell that to Uncle Bob, who’s been predicting rain pretty accurately […]

Psoriasis Awareness: What you Need to Know

What does it mean to have psoriasis? What kinds of things should people with psoriasis look out for? That’s the question we’re asking and answering this week at Foot & Ankle Associates of Cleveland, in honor of National Psoriasis Awareness month. Psoriasis is a chronic disease that manifests itself in the form of raised, red, […]

Foot & Ankle Associates Offers Excellence in Podiatry Services

In Cuyahoga County, you have an enormous number of places to choose from to receive health care. When it comes to problems with your feet or ankles, consider a visit to the podiatrists at Foot & Ankle Associates of Cleveland. Here are some compelling reasons to entrust us with your pain, disease, or questions about […]

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 […]