Debunking the Top 5 Foot Myths

13973747 A Man Tends To His Aching Foot“Fake news” has existed for centuries in the form of myths about all kinds of stuff: Going outside with wet hair will cause you to catch a cold(viruses cause colds, not wet hair). Getting a base tan will help you prevent a sunburn (all tans are potentially harmful to skin). Greasy foods cause acne(breakouts are most often due to internal hormonal changes). Sitting too close…

How Psoriasis Affects Your Feet

42300310 Massage Of Female Feet. Pedicures. Isolated On White Background.August is Psoriasis Awareness Month and we at Foot & Ankle Associates of Cleveland want to highlight the ways in which this autoimmune disorder can affect the feet. Most people think of psoriasis as a skin disease. In a way, it is, since the disease manifests itself in skin lesions on hands, arms, knees, elbows, feet, and other parts of the body. The lesions form…

Common Mistakes to Avoid When Shopping for Shoes

74443358 Female Feet That Is Tried On The Shoes In ShopWe invite you to set aside some time on August 17, 2018, to show your feet some love, because…it’s National I Love My Feet Day! The podiatrists at Foot & Ankle Associates of Cleveland believe that one of the most important ways you can love your feet is to house them in the proper shoes. When we say “proper,” we’re really talking about two separate…

Preventing Sports Injuries: What Parents Need to Know

39482245 Unrecognizable Injured Runner Sitting On A Wooden Floor BackgroundSoccer. Cheerleading. Cross Country. Golf. Tennis. Volleyball. Football. If you’re the parent of a kid in the Solon, Ohio public schools, you know what these have in common. It’s fall sports time! Along with these sports come injuries to the feet and ankles, guaranteed. Sorry, parents, but if you’ve got a kid playing school sports, you’ve got to be prepared for this reality. Acute trauma…

Safety Tips for Hitting the Beach

31157897 S Feet Beach Sunglasses Blue Skies Blue Bag Beach ToteHave you heard about the numerous shark sightings along the shores of Florida, Cape Cod, and New York’s Fire Island? As scary as they are, sharks are probably one of the least probable dangers east coast residents are going to encounter at the beach. They’re more likely to stumble upon one of the following threats to their feet – the very same ones you can…