No Need to Fear These Scary-Sounding Foot Problems

48644927 Close Up Of Person's Hand Applying Cream On FeetWhat’s scarier than a black spider dropping out of nowhere into your lap? What’s more frightening than the hero of the movie you’re watching stepping into an obvious trap that he just doesn’t see? Well, many people are likely to scream in those scenarios. They’re not half as scary, however, as that feeling you get when a physician tells you there’s something wrong – but…

Healing from Turf Toe Can Take Time

Doctor Examines A Sore Toe Infected With Fungal Infection, Close Up, Onychomycosis, MedicalKey player Davante Adams of the Green Bay Packers has a toe problem. It’s hard to tell from reading articles in the press how long he’s going to be sidelined. But from what we know about turf toe here at Foot & Ankle Associates of Cleveland, it could be quite a long time before the wide receiver suits up again. What is turf toe? In…

October 20 is World Osteoporosis Day

47923217 Man's Hand Being Massaged A FootPodiatrists Megan L. Oltmann, DPM and Craig B. Frey, DPM want to call attention to a bone disease that affects 1 in 4 women and 1 in 8 men. Osteoporosis means “porous bone.” People with this disease have weak bones that are easily broken. It’s often called the “silent disease,” because it can be difficult to know that your bones have become weak. The first…

Some Ankle Sprains are Worse than Others

14805063 Injured Ankle With Bandage On A White BackgroundRaise your hand if you’ve ever sprained your ankle. How about knowing someone else who’s sprained theirs? We perceive lots of hands in the air. That’s because every single day in the United States, thousands of people will experience an ankle sprain. It’s no wonder: the ankle is a complex joint made up of bones held in place by several ligaments. A misstep, accident, or…

Need Foot or Ankle Surgery? Choose a Well-Qualified Surgeon

47971637 S Nurse Doctor Patient Hospital Injury Foot Man Woman Bandage Wound Hurt Hopital Office UlcerSometimes, you can’t avoid foot or ankle surgery. It may be your only option to piece together broken bones. Surgery can finally eliminate the pain of bunions, hammertoes, or arthritis that you’ve been living with for months or even years. Residents of northern Ohio – Cuyahoga, Summit, Portage, and Geauga Counties – can turn with confidence to Dr. Craig B. Frey and Dr. Megan L.…