Archive for June, 2017

Avoid Kids Foot Problems With The Right Shoes

“Your child’s feet can grow up to two sizes in six months, so you need to account for growth when buying shoes. That doesn’t mean you should buy shoes that are too big—oversized shoes cause the foot to slide forward, putting excessive pressure on the toes. A good fit is about a thumbs width from […]

Stubbed Toes

A Stubbed toe is one of the most common foot injuries for adults and children. It generally happens when one is walking barefoot and collides into a piece of furniture. It can be one of the most excruciating pain you will experience in your life. They happen when you least expect it. Most stubbed toes […]

Signs of Infections of the Foot: 101

Most skin infections may resolve on their own or can be treated through antibiotics, but if left untreated, some infections can ultimately lead to hospitalization, surgery or amputation. It is important to see a podiatrist when you’re experiencing any foot abnormality. They can diagnose the problem and determine the best mode of treatment. A foot […]

The Dos & Don’ts For Diabetic Foot Care

Diabetic Foot Care Dos Inspect your feet daily for any open wounds, blisters, swelling, or nail problems. Moisturize your feet regularly to avoid itching or cracking of the skin. Have periodic checks ups with your podiatrist to avoid any complications. Keep the blood flowing through your feet. Massage your feet, wiggle your toes, go on […]

What Dermatology Issues Can Your Podiatrist Treat?

When we think of a podiatrist, we tend to think of a doctor that treats broken ankles, hang nails, neuroma and performs foot surgery. But did you know, podiatrists can also treat several dermatology issues related to your feet? Common issues treated include: Dermatitis, Athlete’s Foot, Melanomas, Warts and Venous Stasis Dermatitis. Dermatitis What is […]