Are Swollen Feet and Ankles Cause for Concern?

41666603 Legs WalkingIt’s not normal to have feet or ankles that appear swollen. Swelling in the lower limbs is called edema, the medical term for fluid retention. When the body hangs on to excess fluid, it has a tendency to obey gravity and pool in the tissues of your ankles or feet – or both. The root cause of your edema may or may not be something…

Pregnant? 6 Tips to Get Your Feet through Summer Heat

Sorry, ladies – pregnancy in the summertime can be hard to handle. Feet and ankles – the parts of your body that we are most concerned with here at Foot & Ankle Associates of Cleveland – are a problem in the vast majority of pregnancies. They can become swollen and uncomfortable especially during the summer months. Blame it on water retention It’s normal for your…