Are You Looking for a Female Podiatrist?

Dr. Megan L. Oltmann ProfileWomen throughout history have made astounding achievements in medicine, law, education, and social justice – to name a few areas! As a nation, we celebrate women’s accomplishments during Women’s History Month every year in March. We’re fortunate here at Foot & Ankle Associates of Cleveland that one of our doctors is a female podiatrist who makes history every day as an expert doctor and surgeon.…

Changes in Your Feet May Be Telling You Something

8736511 S Feet Walking“There is nothing permanent except change,” a wise Greek philosopher once said. Life throws change at us all the time – including physical changes in our body. However, you shouldn’t accept all changes in your feet as normal. Changes in how your feet look, feel, or move can be signs of trouble not only in your feet but in other bodily systems as well. Here…

Is There a Difference Between Arthritis and Gout?

34515493 Man With Painful And Swollen Right Foot Due To Gout InflammationMay is Arthritis Awareness Month. Dr. Craig B. Frey and Dr. Megan L. Oltmann want to focus on how we can help our Cuyahoga, Portage, Geauga, and Summit county patients ease the pain of a unique form of arthritis called gout. What makes gout unusual is how it differs from other forms of arthritis. Arthritis in general terms The term “arthritis” refers to any kind…

4 Seasonal Mistakes You Make that Mistreat Your Feet

34515493 Man With Painful And Swollen Right Foot Due To Gout Inflammation‘Tis the season for holiday parties, shopping for gifts, travelling to visit family, and adding a million chores to our to-do lists that keep us up and running. Nobody wants sore, painful feet to slow them down during the holidays. We at Foot & Ankle Associates of Cleveland suggest that you avoid these 4 mistakes this month (and during the upcoming 3 months of winter)…

Beware These 5 Enemies of Your Feet

We all know that eating healthy foods and getting regular exercise is good for us. We read it every day and heard it from our families growing up. “Eat your vegetables!” “Go play!”- classic Mom-speak, right? Well, Mom was right, of course, but what she didn’t tell you is how much your two feet benefit from a healthy lifestyle. Feet have real enemies that we…

Foot & Ankle Associates Offers Excellence in Podiatry Services

In Cuyahoga County, you have an enormous number of places to choose from to receive health care. When it comes to problems with your feet or ankles, consider a visit to the podiatrists at Foot & Ankle Associates of Cleveland. Here are some compelling reasons to entrust us with your pain, disease, or questions about foot and ankle health: Our two podiatrists are experts in…