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.
Many of these falls result in a traumatic injury such as a broken hip or brain damage. They can trigger a downward spiral into poor health. They can rob older adults of their independence.
The plantar fascia is a thick ligament on the bottom of your foot. It connects your heel bone to the base of your toes and has the important job of supporting your foot’s arch.
If you discover a problem with your feet or sustain a sudden injury, visit foot and ankle surgeons Craig B. Frey, DPM and Megan L. Oltmann, DPM at Foot & Ankle Associates of Cleveland.