Today’s Podiatrists are Experts in Heel Pain

Today’s Podiatrist is the heel pain expert. Doctors of Podiatric Medicine (DPMs) complete years of rigorous foot and ankle training in podiatric medical school and hospital-based residency. They are uniquely qualified to treat plantar fasciitis and other conditions that cause heel pain.

Coronavirus: A Message From Dr. Sedberry

We know you may be concerned about the current outbreak of the novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19. We understand and want to reassure you that Shoal Creek Foot & Ankle Center is taking all necessary precautions to keep you and our healthcare team safe. We are following best practices recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as well as local, state, and federal health officials.

Common Runners Injury: Stress Fractures of the Foot

The growing popularity of marathons among beginning runners has contributed to the increase in repetitive stress injuries, including stress fractures of the foot. Often, first-time marathoners enter a race with little or improper long-distance training. The lack of experience coupled with the repetitive impact placed on the feet during a long run can produce enough stress to cause hairline breaks in the bones of the foot.

5 Tips for Avoiding Falls on the Ice This Winter

Winter is here, with its frigid temperatures, howling winds, and snowy, icy conditions. According to Shelly D. Sedberry, MS, DPM, AACFAS, falls on icy surfaces are a major cause of ankle sprains and fractures. She offers these tips to keep you safe this winter season.

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