Protecting Yourself from Foot & Ankle Problems

14302602 S Feet Bottom Of The Feet Stretches ExcerciseWhen October 31 rolls around, we can spot ghosts and goblins everywhere. Kids! They love to jump out and surprise us with their ghoulish costumes and scary faces. When it comes to your foot health, there’s not too much that can jump out and surprise us at Foot & Ankle Associates of Cleveland. Although there are hundreds of disorders of the feet and ankles (just…

Dealing with Chronic Ankle Instability

35462504 S Ankle Pain Icepack Blue Hand FeetIs 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 ever since that accident in ’09… Though we appreciate his…

Exercise is Good for Your Feet, Too

39993245 S Exercise Workout Grass TreesYou can’t live on this planet without hearing about the benefits of exercise. It’s good for your physical health. It can improve your mood. Going to the gym is a good way to meet people (good news for singles!) The podiatrists at Foot & Ankle Associates of Cleveland are here to tell you that exercise is good for your feet in so many ways: Exercise…

Surgery for Plantar Fasciitis – A Last Resort

8903748 Senior Man Massaging His Aching Feet With His HandsWhen’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 to inflame the plantar fascia, you have plantar fasciitis –…