Wound Care

Wound Care

Diabetics must be wary of all wounds, regardless of depth or size. Diabetes, a chronic disease in which the body cannot properly use glucose the way it normally would, causes various complications that make wounds difficult to heal. Nerve damage or neuropathy will...
What is a Podiatrist?

What is a Podiatrist?

If you’re suffering from pain in any of your feet, ankles, or areas of your lower legs, you’ll want to visit a podiatrist. A podiatrist is a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM). Podiatrists study, diagnose, and treat conditions and injuries affecting the...
Plantar Warts

Plantar Warts

Plantar warts are warts that are only found on the feet, hence the term “plantar”, which means “relating to the foot.” They are caused by the human papillomavirus, or HPV, and occur when this virus gets into open wounds on the feet. The warts themselves are hard bumps...
Sports Medicine

Sports Medicine

Foot and ankle injuries are common among people who participate in sports. Several factors contribute to this. They include failing to stretch or warm up properly, not wearing the proper type of shoe and not taping or providing other types of support for the ankle or...
Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis

The plantar fascia is a connective tissue in the heel that stretches the bottom length of your foot. Plantar fasciitis is the inflammation of this connective band, causing heel pain and overall discomfort while walking or standing. Although the condition is completely...