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Can an Ankle Sprain Heal on Its Own?

If you just sprained your ankle, you’re probably wondering how long it’s going to be before you can walk normally again. Learn if you can wait out the healing process or if you should seek medical care.
Nov 10th, 2022

Why Are Diabetics More Susceptible to Neuropathy?

When you have diabetes, it’s fairly common to deal with neuropathy or nerve damage. Here, we explore how your high blood sugar levels affect your nerves — and what you can do to protect them.
Aug 10th, 2022

How to Tell if Your Ingrown Toenail is Infected

An ingrown toenail infection can become a threat to your overall health if it goes untreated. To help yourself avoid serious complications, watch out for these indicators of an infected ingrown toenail.
May 1st, 2022

Problems You Get When You Wear the Wrong Shoes

You might not think much about your shoes, but wearing the wrong ones can lead to a whole host of issues. Learn all about the potential podiatric implications of badly fitted shoes here.
Jan 12th, 2022

What’s a Heel Spur, and How Did I Get One?

If you’ve got unexplained pain in your foot that’s grown worse over time, it could be a heel spur. Learn about this common condition — and what you can do to get relief — here.
Dec 6th, 2021

How Post-Traumatic Arthritis Affects the Feet

After an injury, you might deal with the effects long-term. That’s especially problematic if you develop post-traumatic arthritis, which can cause foot and ankle pain. Learn about it — and your options for treatment — here.
Nov 8th, 2021

Is PRP Right for Me?

Platelet-rich plasma therapy has gained popularity for its exceptional healing properties. Read on to learn more about what conditions PRP can treat and if it’s right for you.
Jul 14th, 2021

Common Causes of Bunions

You’ve probably seen bunions before – you may even have had them. But do you know what causes them? Read on to learn about the common causes of bunions.
May 19th, 2021

Understanding Toenail Fungus

Toenail fungus can turn into more than just a cosmetic concern. Read on to learn about this common infection and how to treat it.
Apr 21st, 2021

Recognizing the Signs of a Stress Fracture

If you’re experiencing tenderness or sharp pain in your foot, you may have sustained a stress fracture. Read on to learn about warning signs you should look out for.
Feb 4th, 2021

Can Hammertoes Be Halted?

Hammertoes may not be dangerous, but they are uncomfortable and can lead to other issues. If you’re struggling with hammertoes, read on to learn more about treatment options and if they can be corrected.
Jan 19th, 2021

Put your best foot forward

When you see two podiatrists together, it usually means something is afoot. In the Childers’ case, it could just mean date night. Samantha Childers and her husband, Ricky, are both podiatrists who have recently opened up their second practice location in R
Nov 25th, 2020

Signs Your Child Has Sever’s Disease

Seeing your child in pain is never easy. For children and adolescents, Sever’s disease is the most common source of heel pain. Read on to familiarize yourself with the signs and symptoms.
Nov 9th, 2020

Are Bunions Avoidable?

Can you avoid developing bunions? It depends on a few factors. Read on to learn more about how to prevent and treat bunions.
Oct 8th, 2020

5 Unexpected Benefits of Custom Orthotics

Are you considering getting inserts for your shoes, but aren’t sure whether over-the-counter options will work well enough or if you need something more? Read on to discover the benefits of choosing custom orthotics.
Aug 11th, 2020

Learn About Our Brand New PADnet Machine

Peripheral arterial disease is a common condition that may not always show symptoms. Identifying PAD is important in order to avoid further complications. We’ve implemented a new way to catch early signs of PAD, called PADnet. Read on to learn more.
Jul 27th, 2020

Why Does My Nail Fungus Keep Coming Back?

Are you finding yourself toe-to-toe with recurring nail fungus? We know how frustrating it can be. Here, we discuss the causes of nail fungus and how to deal with recurring infections.
May 4th, 2020