The good news: Experts agree that it’s possible to prevent complications and avoid some of the most serious risks of diabetes, including lower limb amputation.
Your feet must last a lifetime, and most Americans log an amazing 75,000 miles on their feet by the time they reach age 50. Regular foot care can make sure your feet are up to the task. With proper detection, intervention, and care, most foot and ankle problems can be lessened or prevented.
Shoe shopping can be difficult and overwhelming at times, but Today’s Podiatrist makes it easy by offering these three tips to find a comfortable shoe.
Soccer season is in full swing and a local foot and ankle surgeon strongly urges parents and coaches to think twice before coaxing young, injury-prone soccer players to “play through” foot and ankle pain.
Fact Sheet: Diabetic Foot Conditions
You don’t have to be an accomplished athlete to suffer Achilles tendon injuries. They can happen from household tasks like climbing a ladder.
Foot and ankle problems in children often go unnoticed. Signs and symptoms can be subtle, but sometimes they can't explain what's wrong. It's important to protect growing feet and have problems checked out early.
To avoid serious foot problems that could result in losing a toe, foot, or leg, follow these guidelines.
Treatment and prevention of adult flatfoot can reduce the incidence of additional foot problems such as bunions, hammertoes, arthritis, and calluses, and improve a person’s overall health.
Old wives’ tales and myths like that example are fun to laugh at. We believed them as children. “Step on a crack and you’ll break your mother’s back.” But there are other myths that are no laughing matter, especially when they involve your health.