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 […]

Common Sports Injuries and How to Treat Them

Is there a sport out there that doesn’t involve heavy use of your feet? Soccer, football, basketball, rugby, volleyball, tennis, baseball, and gymnastics – our feet and ankles play an enormous role in these high-impact sports and so many more. What are the most common injuries among athletes of different sports? You may be surprised […]

The Importance of Foot Health Awareness

There’s so much to keep up with these days. Our brains are teeming with bits of international news, family concerns, summer vacation planning, the to-do list at work, and the to-do list at home. Oh, and were you aware that we recently celebrated Earth Day, the first 100 days of the new administration, and national […]

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 […]

Surgery for Plantar Fasciitis – A Last Resort

When’s the last time you thought about your plantar fascia? If you have heel pain, you’re thinking about it every moment of every day. The plantar fascia is the thick band of tissue that connects the front part of your foot – the ball – to the heel and supports your arch. When something happens […]

Beware These 5 Enemies of Your Feet

We all know that eating healthy foods and getting regular exercise is good for us. We read it every day and heard it from our families growing up. “Eat your vegetables!” “Go play!”- classic Mom-speak, right? Well, Mom was right, of course, but what she didn’t tell you is how much your two feet benefit […]