Back-to-School Shoe Shopping Made Easy

7602184 S Children Grass Summer Spring Feet PlayingA good pair of shoes should be at the top of any parent’s back-to-school shopping list. Kids like what’s fashionable, and it’s fine to include some fun and stylish shoes in a kid’s wardrobe, as long as they plan to wear them only for short periods of time. But for all-day comfort and foot health, your child needs, first and foremost, a well-fitting and supportive…

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, scaly patches on the skin. These patches can pop up…

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 from a healthy lifestyle. Feet have real enemies that we…

What is a Lesion?

“Lesion” is one of those words that doctors toss around as though everyone understands it. We may say something like “Let’s take a look at this lesion here under your foot.” And you may have only a vague notion of what that means. Is it a cut? A scrape? A red mark? What exactly is a lesion and should you be worried when you hear…