What’s Causing Your Heel Pain?

29470486 Female LegSeveral conditions contribute to heel pain, plantar fasciitis being chief among them. Heel pain that’s strongest at the beginning of the day, eases up once you begin moving around, and comes back at the end of the day, is probably due to plantar fasciitis. But today, the expert podiatrists at Foot & Ankle Associates of Cleveland want to focus on other notable reasons for pain…

Make Good Nutrition a Family Affair

15962296 Groceries In The BasketLife seems to be changing rapidly as the United States responds to the threat of the new coronavirus. We’ve been asked to hunker down at home as much as possible. And with schools in Cuyahoga, Summit, Portage, and Geauga counties closed for the foreseeable future, kids are home and parents are looking for ways to keep them occupied. Podiatrists Dr. Craig B. Frey and Dr.…

What’s Your Risk of Developing Diabetes?

47542744 Prevent Diabetes Against Indicators Of Healthy LifestyleWould you be surprised to learn that diabetes is extremely damaging to your feet? High blood sugar damages nerves and blood vessels, which makes the feet especially vulnerable to two things: numbness and slow healing. When your feet are numb, it’s much harder for you to detect a problem such as a cut or a scrape. That’s a real problem for diabetics when they also…

Viruses That Infect Your Feet

35378761 Callus Or Plantar Wart Under Foot, Rear ViewCoronavirus is in the news – a lot. You can’t turn on the radio or television for even a few minutes without hearing something about it. Viruses are constantly changing, a fact reinforced by the global spread of Covid-19, a novel strain of coronavirus. Viruses are responsible for many diseases, including the ones we often see like the common cold, influenza, and chickenpox, and some…

The Pros and Cons of Treating a Bunion

22245507 M Diabetes Bunion Doctor Patient FeetIf you’ve got a bunion, chances are you’ve known it for a while. You’ve been watching it over time. Maybe it’s gotten worse, jutting out a little further from the base of your big toe. It didn’t hurt before, but now it’s starting to. You’ve had to make some changes, take something for the pain from time to time. It doesn’t always bother you. So,…