There’s Help for Skin Problems on Your Feet

Skin Problems on Your FeetAre your feet smooth and unblemished? Free from bumps and lumps of all kinds? We’d be surprised if they were. The skin on your feet can itch like crazy, turn angry red, break out into tiny bumps, form big lumps, or turn as flaky and scaly as a lizard’s. Patients who come to us with complaints about their skin may be suffering from an infection,…

The Cold Truth About Raynaud’s

Raynaud’sHaving cold feet can be more than just a nuisance. Cold feet or toes can signal damaged nerves, blocked arteries, and Raynaud’s disease. If you’ve never heard of Raynaud’s, you’re not alone. Raynaud’s Awareness Month, celebrated every October, aims to improve public information about this relatively common, often misunderstood disease. Raynaud’s disease is sometimes called Raynaud’s phenomenon or Raynaud’s syndrome. Interestingly the problem has so…

Make an Easy Transition from Summer to Fall/Winter Shoes

ShoesIt’s coming. Perhaps it’s already here: the day you say “so long” to your open-toed shoes until the ice melts along Lake Erie’s shores and the trees push out green leaves once again. Believe it or not, the transition from summer sandals and bare feet to autumn shoes, boots, and socks can be rough on your feet. Here’s why: Existing foot problems can become aggravated…

Fix Your Feet and Get Back to Living!

International Podiatry DayInternational Podiatry Day comes around every October 8, and it’s our chance to emphasize the importance of foot health. Most people take their feet for granted – until something in that vast network of bones, muscles, nerves, ligaments, tendons, blood vessels, sweat glands, toenails, and skin goes wrong. Bones break, muscles pull, nerves tingle uncontrollably, tendons and ligaments become weak or inflamed. Sweat glands overact,…