Women’s common foot problems

Let’s admit it, ladies. We abuse our feet. We put a lot of stress and strain on our lower extremities, and we don’t take nearly as good care of them as we should. Based on our need to be fashionable,

Shoe inserts: what are they?

You’ve seen them at the grocery store and at the mall. You’ve probably even seen them on TV and online. Shoe  inserts are any kind of non-prescription foot support  designed to be worn inside a shoe. Pre-packaged arch  supports are

Outsmarting Diabetes

Our lives are surrounded by “smart” technology — smartphones, smart cars, and smart sensors. Now, today’s podiatrist is saving limbs and lives with smart medicine. Regular care from a podiatrist can help reduce amputation rates between 45 and 85 percent.

Chronic cold feet, not so cool!

If you suffer from chronically cold hands and feet, the winter weather may not be your only concern. Raynaud’s phenomenon (RP) is a common, benign vascular disorder characterized by episodes of constriction of very small arteries in the toes and

Going on a long flight? Find out how to prevent blood clots during travel.

Are you planning to travel over the holidays? If you’ll be spending long periods of time sitting still (either in your car or on an airplane) you may want to take heed of deep vein thrombosis (DVT). What is DVT?