Foot Care Blog

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

Reducing Foot Pain From Using a Standing Desk All Day

Reducing Foot Pain From Using a Standing Desk All Day

Offices all across the globe and in North America have installed standing desks for their employees. While this workspace is often seen as a desired benefit to help keep employees active during the workday, there are some downsides to standing all day. More and more...

How Can You Get Rid of a Bunion on Your Foot?

How Can You Get Rid of a Bunion on Your Foot?

Our feet bear the weight of every step we take, plus that of anything we are carrying. The luckiest of us can do this in shoes that provide decent support, but some of us are in footwear that does not help. Since our feet are just about guaranteed to always be in...

What Conditions Can a Podiatrist Treat?

What Conditions Can a Podiatrist Treat?

You're experiencing some difficulty with your foot or ankle. Maybe it's something that seems simple, like an ingrown toenail that's giving you trouble. Or perhaps it's something a little more serious, like a running injury or a diabetes-related foot issue. If you're...

What is a Podiatrist

What is a Podiatrist

A podiatrist, or Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM), is a professional who is trained in the treatment of injuries or issues concerning a person's feet, ankles, or areas of the lower leg. When it comes to treatments, podiatrists have the ability to reset broken bones,...

Sports Medicine

Sports Medicine

As with any sporting activity, it’s very important to be aware of the safety precautions needed to help avoid injury and reduce risk. With that being said, injuries of the foot and ankle are fairly common among those who actively participate in sports. Some sports may...

Hammertoes

Hammertoes

Hammertoes can be identified by an abnormal bend in the middle joint of the toe. This abnormal bending can lead to added pressure on the toe when wearing shoes. It can also cause pain or discomfort when walking or running. Because hammertoes typically worsen overtime...

Foot and Ankle Surgery

Foot and Ankle Surgery

When it comes to receiving foot and ankle surgery, it’s typically a case by case situation. Some factors that play a role in whether or not you need surgery include the severity of your symptoms as well as your response to other conservative, noninvasive treatment...

Bunions

Bunions

A bunion is a bony, painful swelling that is often formed on the first joint of the big toe. Bunions can be extremely painful due to the weight of all your body resting on it each time you take a step. Everyday activities, such as walking and wearing shoes, can cause...

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