Dos and Dont’s of a Broken Toe

76173471 Woman Bandaging Her Injured Leg On Sofa At Home.How do you know if you’ve broken your toe? Well, for starters, if you’ve dropped something heavy on it, be suspicious. If you trip and fall while bending your toe at an awkward angle, be on your guard. You’ve probably broken it if such an event is followed by: sensitivity to touch bruising swelling redness pain a crooked appearance difficulty bending it or walking on…

5 Cold-Weather Truths for Diabetic Feet

44487387 S Boots Snow Woman Supportive WarmBaby, it’s cold outside! Cold temps can pose a challenge to anyone’s feet. But the cold, hard truth is that diabetics must pay special attention. At Foot & Ankle Associates of Cleveland, we’d like to remind our diabetic patients that protecting your feet is more urgent than it is for most people. And that includes protection from the ravages of winter. Here are some cold-weather…

Holiday Gifts that Promote Great Foot Health

2557515 1920 Cold Workout Stretching Feet Weather Excerising Jacket‘Tis the season for giving! At Foot & Ankle Associates of Cleveland, we think some of the best gifts are the ones that help keep our patients’ feet healthy. Life is just better when you’re not dealing with aching feet. So improve a loved one’s life by gifting them with products that’ll keep the bounce in their step from now until next holiday season. Here…

Fast Facts about Flat Feet

89289736 S Foot Arch Person Orthotic Doctor CustomWhat does it mean to have flat feet? It’s all about the arch. First, you have to understand that feet normally have an arch. That’s the inside of the middle of your foot (the left side of your right foot; the right side of your left foot). Generally, that part of your foot curves upward, creating an arch. Not all arches are created equal. Some…