Many Ways to Treat Heel Pain

32745571 S Heel Pain Feet HandPatients walk into Foot & Ankle Associates of Cleveland (it’s true, sometimes they’re hobbling) with all sorts of foot problems. However, one of their most common complaints is heel pain. It can seem to come on suddenly and fiercely or it can feel like a dull ache that just won’t go away. By the time the person’s made it to our Cuyahoga County podiatry office,…

Strengthen Your Bones with These 2 Nutrients

41263246 S Woman Feet High ArchesWe all make choices about what to eat every day. Some days we make better choices than others! These days, we’re approaching the end of March – National Nutrition Month. Therefore, it’s a great time to focus on choosing foods that nourish our feet and ankles. Dr. Megan L. Oltmann and Dr. Craig B. Frey of Foot & Ankle Associates of Cleveland want to help…

Pain in Your Feet and Legs Could be Serious

26018320 S Heel Pain Feet Hands LegDo you have pain or cramping in your lower limbs when you walk? Does the pain diminish as soon as you stop walking and rest for a bit? What about cold feet: is one foot always colder than the other? These are some of the symptoms of a condition podiatrists, Craig B. Frey, DPM, and Megan L. Oltmann, DPM refer to as peripheral arterial disease…

How to Deal With Achilles Tendon Pain

13973734 A Man Tends To His Sore AnkleThe Achilles tendon is the thickest, strongest tendon in the entire human body. This large band of tissue, which connects your heel bone to your calf, makes it possible for you to walk, run, and jump.  Such a responsibility comes with a price, though. Because we place such high demands on our Achilles tendon every day, injuries are pretty common. Here are two types of…