A twisted ankle is an incredibly common injury – and not just for athletes. According to one study, 23,000 people a day seek medical care for a sprained ankle.
These days, at least among podiatry specialists like us at Foot & Ankle Associates of Cleveland, his name only comes up when we’re talking about a specific area of the midfoot: the Lisfranc joint complex.
November is Thanksgiving month, of course, and many of us look forward to time spent with our families, sharing a bountiful table. But it’s also American Diabetes Month, an opportunity for diabetics to recommit to keeping their disease under control.
Every year, the World Health Organization (WHO) chooses a theme for World Diabetes Day, which is observed every year on November 14.
Diabetics who notice any of the following foot problems should make an appointment with a podiatrist right away to minimize the risk of limb loss:
Many foot diseases have names that sound scary, but they’re not serious at all. In honor of Halloween and all things ghoulish, here are some conditions of the feet whose names can really jump out and scare you:
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.
Podiatrists 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.”
Sometimes, you can’t avoid foot or ankle surgery. It may be your only option to piece together broken bones.
The effect of vaping on teenagers’ lungs is in the news. And the news is pretty shocking. Colorado, Utah, Wisconsin, Illinois, and Oregon are just some of the states that have reported teens hospitalized with serious respiratory illnesses.