You Sprained Your Ankle – Now What?

14899582 S. Ankle Pain Shoes Sprain FeetAccording to the New York Times, the International Ankle Consortium, a group of researchers who study ankle injuries (yes! this isn’t an April Fool’s Day prank, such a group really exists), has determined that among all people who sprain their ankle, only 55% of them ever seek a doctor’s care. Dr. Megan L. Oltmann and Dr. Craig B. Frey of Foot & Ankle Associates of…

What Causes Tingling in Your Feet

19260710 S Feet Pain Massaging Hands ToesPrickly, shivery, ringing and stinging are all ways to describe that tingling sensation anywhere in your body that you just want to shake off. “Pins and needles” is a good one, too. You might experience tingling in your feet if you’ve just gotten up from sitting on your knees for a while or if you’ve slept in an awkward position. That’s normal. But if walking…

The Relationship between Diabetes and Your Feet

23709852 S Feet Podiatrist DoctorDiabetes is a large and growing problem all over the world. The disease affects your whole body in many ways and is especially hard on your feet, which is why the podiatrists at Foot & Ankle Associates of Cleveland work so hard to educate our patients about it. Let’s take a closer look at what diabetes is and how it affects your feet. What is…

Nutrition for Your Feet & Ankles

15962296 Groceries In The BasketMarch is National Nutrition Month and all of us at Foot & Ankle Associates of Cleveland think it’s a great time to think about what we eat. Why do we care? Because nutrition affects your feet and ankles – plain and simple. The food and drink that we put in our bodies affects all our systems: digestive, circulatory, gastrointestinal, cardiovascular, and integumentary (remember that one…

Treat Your Feet Well While Training for a Big Race

37952608 Group Of Athletes Runs During The Rainy MarathonThe Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon celebrates its 40th anniversary this year. If you’ve signed up for it, you know it’s less than a dozen weeks away, and hopefully you’re well into your training. Dr. Megan L. Oltmann and Dr. Craig B. Frey of Foot & Ankle Associates of Cleveland want you to stop moving for just a moment to ask yourself this question: How do…