Treatment for a Neuroma Doesn’t Have to Mean Surgery

13973747 A Man Tends To His Aching FootYou’re out for a walk when suddenly you get a sharp pain in the bottom of your foot. “Hold on,” you tell your friend, “I’ve got to take this pebble out of my shoe.” You remove your sneaker only to find the pebble is non-existent. You haven’t got a rock in your shoe. You’ve got a neuroma. Morton’s neuroma is the common name for an…

Are Swollen Feet and Ankles Cause for Concern?

41666603 Legs WalkingIt’s not normal to have feet or ankles that appear swollen. Swelling in the lower limbs is called edema, the medical term for fluid retention. When the body hangs on to excess fluid, it has a tendency to obey gravity and pool in the tissues of your ankles or feet – or both. The root cause of your edema may or may not be something…

What is Tendinitis?

19260710 S Feet Pain Massaging Hands ToesIf you’ve got tendinitis, you already know one thing for sure: it really hurts! Dr. Megan L. Oltmann and Dr. Craig B. Frey have put together some information which will help you understand what’s behind the pain of tendinitis– and what you can do about it. What tendons do The body is made up of blood vessels, nerves, organs, bones, muscles, and so much more.…

Keep Your Toenails Healthy

23709852 S Feet Podiatrist DoctorToenail care is right up there on your to-do list, right? It isn’t? Well, aside from the occasional at-home pedicure, is there anything you need to do to your toenails on a regular basis? At Foot & Ankle Associates of Cleveland, we say “yes.” There are definitely some things you can do to make sure you’ve got the healthiest toenails possible: Trim them straight across.…