Foot Care Blog

Topics to help you learn about podiatry and taking care of your feet!

Why Visit a Foot Doctor?

Why Visit a Foot Doctor?

Did you know that you can see a specialist for your foot problems? You don't have to settle for unspecialized treatment from your primary care physician when you can access all the knowledge and training of a foot doctor to ensure you're getting the right treatment...

Top 13 Things You Can Do for Diabetic Foot Problems

Top 13 Things You Can Do for Diabetic Foot Problems

Diabetes is a serious disease that can damage the nerves in your feet, causing a condition called sensory diabetic neuropathy, which can then prevent you from feeling sores or cuts on your feet. If these cuts or sores are left untreated, they can become infected,...

How Can Your Doctor Help Get Rid of Athlete’s Foot?

How Can Your Doctor Help Get Rid of Athlete’s Foot?

The itching, burning, and stinging symptoms of athlete's foot can be so aggravating that you almost wish you didn't have feet at all. While this foot condition can often be successfully treated with over-the-counter medications, if it gets severe enough, you may need...

13 Types of Foot and Ankle Injuries That Shouldn’t Be Ignored

13 Types of Foot and Ankle Injuries That Shouldn’t Be Ignored

The foot and ankle are vital body parts as they carry our body weight and absorb all impact when jumping, walking, and running. Any injury on these body parts can have a major impact on everyday life. At Island Foot Clinics in Kelowna, British Columbia, we have...

11 Reasons to See a Foot and Ankle Specialist ASAP

11 Reasons to See a Foot and Ankle Specialist ASAP

Many people ignore problems in their feet until they begin to feel discomfort that eventually turns into pain. Unfortunately, this often means that conditions progress much further than necessary and more intense treatments are then needed. If problems are dealt with...

Nerve Pain in Feet: How an Orthopedist Can Help

Nerve Pain in Feet: How an Orthopedist Can Help

Nerves send pain signals to tell your body that something is wrong, and sometimes the nerve sends pain signals because the nerves themselves are damaged or being stimulated by mistake. Nerve pain can be excruciating and can lead to difficulty in other parts of your...

How Long Does Corn Removal Take?

How Long Does Corn Removal Take?

If your feet are plagued by corns that are inhibiting your daily life and causing you pain, know that there is a lasting solution. Your best option to finding a permanent solution to the corns on your feet is by seeing a foot expert. Podiatrists have several different...

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