February 19, 2020

When I discuss foot care procedures with patients, specifically those regarding foot hygiene, I am frequently surprised by how many people do not wash their feet as part of their bathing routine. A common misconception many people share is that simply allowing the wate...

December 31, 2017

     Earlier in 2017, my wife told me about an app called from couch to 5K (C25K). This eight week training program aims to get you in condition to complete a 5K race/event. I decided to download the app and begin training [in April 2017], and on Memorial Day, I finish...

November 2, 2016

Bunions (a bump on the great toe joint) are when of the most common orthopedic deformities I encounter in my office. Conservative treatment modalities are usually limited to the following: wider shoes, pads, topical analgesics and oral anti-inflammatory medications. If...

November 2, 2015

It has been a gorgeous autumn in which I hope all of you have been able to enjoy! Unfortunately as the season winds down its time to prepare for the next season coming upon us - Ugh winter. Just as we prepare our lawns, snow blowers and gutters it is time to look/exami...

May 2, 2015

We have sprung ahead an hour and now we are looking forward to saying good bye to "ole man" winter. Spring is here and summer not too far behind. With change of seasons come changes in shoe gear. Just a few tips to better prepare your feet for the upcoming season(s): 

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September 2, 2014

Orthotics or shoe inserts may be used to treat a number of foot ailments such as heel spur pain, metatarsalgia (pain in the ball of the foot), plantar fasciitis and biomechanical imbalances in the foot and/or ankle. I advised patients it is important to first start wit...

September 2, 2013

The likely cause of heel pain during beginning ambulation is likely due to a possible heel spur or bursitis at the attachment of the plantar fascia ligament, which is located on the bottom of the foot in the arch, to the heel bone(calcaneus). This is a very common prob...

June 2, 2013

My daughter asked me this questions just the other day on our way to an event. Two reasons why it is important for the diabetics to have a yearly foot exam: First, circulation issues, and second, neuropathy or impaired sensation in the toes or feet. Let me explain. 

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March 2, 2013

Its been almost a year since we launched this website. I hope its been informative and appealing for those of you that have/had a chance to peruse it. 

There are many ways perspective patients can find/locate a physician; i.e: the web, phone book, insurance booklet. M...

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