What is a Podiatrist?

August 30, 2020

“But that’s what podiatrists do. They deal in fungus. They’re knee-deep in fungus. This guy knows fungus.” This quote may sound familiar if you are a fan of Seinfeld… And yes, it is true. A podiatrist is your go-to doctor for fungal toenails and athlete’s foot. But today’s podiatrist can offer so much more. A podiatrist specializes in all aspects Read More

Strategies For Beating Heel Pain: Guide To Overcoming Plantar Fasciitis

August 24, 2020

Heel pain is one of the most common chief complaints seen in a foot and ankle specialists’ office daily. Its most widespread cause is plantar fasciitis. Plantar fasciitis is inflammation of the wide band of tissue called the plantar fascia located deep in the sole of your foot. This band runs from your heel bone towards the ball of the Read More

Shin Splints – What You Need To Know

August 21, 2020

Shin splints (medial tibial stress syndrome) are often considered a runner’s ailment but any vigorous activity can bring them on. Repeated pounding and stress on the muscles, tendons and bone tissue of the lower leg can cause repetitive microtrauma resulting in pain and inflammation. The most common symptom of shin splints is lower leg pain. The pain can range from Read More

Save Your Feet and Do the Sting Ray Shuffle

June 3, 2020

Stingrays can be found swimming in the warm shallow water at every beach in Florida, they are very shy and not aggressive. Injuries from stingrays occur when the stingray gets frightened from a person unexpectedly stepping on them.  When stepped on, they will whip their long thin barbed tail into your foot or ankle leaving behind traces of venomous toxins. Read More