Spurs are small bits of bone that grow abnormally out of regular bone. They can form when surrounding soft tissues (like ligaments and tendons) and the places where they meet (in your joints) become inflamed.
Here’s a unique holiday that probably hasn’t made it into your calendar: January 2 is National Personal Trainer Awareness Day.
How do you know if you’ve broken your toe? Well, for starters, if you’ve dropped something heavy on it, be suspicious.
Baby, it’s cold outside! Cold temps can pose a challenge to anyone’s feet. But the cold, hard truth is that diabetics must pay special attention. At Foot & Ankle Associates of Cleveland, we’d like to remind our diabetic patients that protecting your feet is more urgent than it is for most people. And that includes […]
‘Tis the season for giving! At Foot & Ankle Associates of Cleveland, we think some of the best gifts are the ones that help keep our patients’ feet healthy. Life is just better when you’re not dealing with aching feet. So improve a loved one’s life by gifting them with products that’ll keep the bounce […]
What does it mean to have flat feet? It’s all about the arch. First, you have to understand that feet normally have an arch. That’s the inside of the middle of your foot (the left side of your right foot; the right side of your left foot). Generally, that part of your foot curves upward, […]
If you’ve never heard of Charcot foot, you’re not alone. It’s a complication of the diabetic foot that’s becoming more prevalent as diabetes itself spreads throughout the world population. What’s Charcot foot? The first thing podiatrists Craig B. Frey, DPM and Megan L. Oltmann, DPM want you to know is that the name “Charcot foot” […]
Would it surprise you to know that some people walk around with symptom of diabetes for several years before they even realize something’s happening to them? It can happen. The warning signs can be subtle. They may not bring diabetes to mind as a possible cause. Dr. Craig B. Frey and Dr. Megan L. Oltmann […]
It’s National Diabetes Awareness Month, and all of us at Foot & Ankle Associates of Cleveland think it’s a good time to talk about diabetes prevention. Expert podiatrists Dr. Megan L. Oltmann and Dr. Craig B. Frey spend a lot of time treating feet with diabetes-related conditions like poor circulation (PAD) and nerve damage. These […]
Feet are some of the most neglected parts of our bodies. At Foot & Ankle Associates of Cleveland, we’ve put together a list of some common foot abuses. They’re easy to fix, and we encourage you to do so! You’re wearing the wrong size shoes. If you haven’t had your feet measured since the 11thgrade, […]