Protect Your Feet from Frostbite

2589262 1920 Snow Snow Boot Male Man Female Women Feet Shoes Frostbite Cold Weather 1536x1152Frostbite can strike your ears, nose, fingers, and toes when you’re outside in the cold for a long time, or if your skin isn’t well protected against freezing temperatures. And while the winter of 2020 may not go down in history as the coldest ever in northeastern Ohio, temperatures are still hovering around the freezing point or just below. “Frostbite” literally means frozen skin. The…

How NOT to Treat Your Feet

8903748 Senior Man Massaging His Aching Feet With His HandsJanuary 25 was National Opposite Day, which got us to thinking: what would happen if we completely turned around the advice we give our patients? To be clear, Foot & Ankle Associates of Cleveland would never actually do that! But today in this blog, we’re going to play around with telling you the opposite of what you should actually do about your foot pain. By…

6 Ways to Take Better Care of Your Feet

89358841 S Dry Feet Scaly Woman FileWe podiatrists have a suggestion for you: consider the passing of another year as an opportunity to take better care of your feet! No surprise there, right? Dr. Craig B. Frey and Dr. Megan L. Oltmann are passionate about taking care of our patients’ feet. And, we want to give you the tools you need to do your part in keeping them as healthy as…

Not All Athletic Shoes are Created Equal

47076551 Hand Of The Man That Connects The Shoe LacesExpert podiatrists Dr. Craig B. Frey and Dr. Megan L. Oltmann have some advice that we hope you’ll use especially if you’re starting a new exercise plan in the New Year: pay attention to the athletic shoes you’re wearing. It’s not enough to pick a pair that looks nice and hope that it gets you through the day. Two things matter way more than style:…