Plantar fasciitis can be very painful, often making your first steps in the morning excruciating. The most effective way to treat plantar fasciitis doesn’t come from medications but through exercise. Read on to learn more.
While a blister may not seem like a big deal, when one develops on your foot, it can be more problematic than others. Here’s how you can best manage a blister on your foot to ease discomfort to prevent complications.
You’ve developed toenail fungus, and now you’re worried about it spreading. Or a loved one has it, and you’re concerned about catching it. In both cases, you are right to be cautious. Keep reading to learn why.
Approximately 1.5 million people in the United States have rheumatoid arthritis, and more than 90% of them will develop symptoms in the feet and ankles. Here’s how the condition affects your feet and what we can do to help.
When something is compromising blood flow in your body, the effects often show up first in areas that are farthest from your heart, such as your feet. Here are some tips to keep the blood flowing to your feet.
While a blister on your foot may not seem all that significant, its location can make getting around uncomfortable. But if the blister develops an infection, this seemingly minor problem can become a cause for concern.
Running is an important part of your life and greatly improves your physical and mental health. The last thing you want is to discontinue the practice because of plantar fasciitis. Here are some tips to keep on running.
The tendons in your feet and ankles are incredibly tough tissues that play a significant role in your mobility. So, if you tear one of these tissues, you want to understand the healing timeline and whether you might need intervention.
Most everyone develops calluses at some point, but some can be more problematic than others, especially those that develop in weight-bearing areas on your feet. Here’s when to seek our help for calluses.
Whether you’ve been through plantar fasciitis once or it’s a recurring problem, you don’t want to feel that searing pain again. Here, we take a look at the role that orthotics can play in helping to improve your plantar fasciitis.
Your feet undergo a fair amount of abuse under the best of circumstances, but when you add an issue like rheumatoid arthritis (RA), things can get worse. Here’s a look at the signs of RA in your feet and how we can help.
Bunions, hammertoes, plantar fasciitis — these are just a few of the most common issues that occur in your feet. If you want to stay one step ahead of your foot health, custom orthotics are a great choice.
As the temperature begins to warm, you can ditch the socks and boots and let your feet enjoy the fresh air. But the last thing you want is for a toenail fungus to force your feet back into hiding, and they shouldn’t if you follow these tips.
The incidence of gout in the United States has doubled in the past two decades, and diet plays a significant role. Explore how a plant-based diet can prevent this painful condition from flaring. Read on to learn more.
Outside of rowing, it’s hard to think of a sport that doesn’t rely heavily on your feet and ankles. As a result, these areas of the body are prone to injury. In this article, we outline five of the most common sports injuries.
Ask any foot health expert about the pitfalls of high heels, and you’ll likely receive a lengthy response. Many painful problems can arise because of high heels, and exacerbating bunion pain is one of them.
The pain that comes with plantar fasciitis can be sharp with your first steps in the morning. To help you jump out of bed without pain, we recommend these tips. Read on to learn more about easing your plantar fasciitis pain.
While toenail fungus may not be a serious medical issue, the problem can be incredibly frustrating once it takes hold. The best way to deal with toenail fungus is to prevent it in the first place. Here are some tips.
Perhaps you’ve heard a friend rave about their new orthotics, or you’re encountering problems with your feet and looking for answers. Here, we explore the often invaluable role that orthotics can play in your mobility.
You’re tired of losing sleep to a big toe that’s throbbing with pain thanks to gout. While there are steps we can take to solve your immediate discomfort, it’s essential to address the underlying cause for longer-term relief.
Of the many complications caused by diabetes, those that affect your feet are among the most common and significant. Here’s a look at how diabetes can impact your feet and what we can do to prevent complications.
You’ve developed uncomfortable warts on your feet, and they won’t go away. That could mean that your immune system isn’t responding to them properly. Here’s a look at the link between plantar warts and your immune system.
Perhaps you’ve seen bunions in a friend’s feet, or you’re noticing an alarming shift in the shape of your own feet. Whatever the case, you want to avoid problematic bunions from developing. These tips can help!
When osteoarthritis develops in your feet and ankles, it can make moving about your life painful. Here’s a look at some of the factors that may place you more at risk for this common form of arthritis.
Flat feet may be something you were born with, or you may acquire them as an adult. In either case, there can come a time when you may need some help with this structural problem, which we explore here.
If you’ve ever had gout, you’re likely familiar with uric acid and the role it can play in causing a painful flare-up of this form of arthritis. Here’s a closer look at gout and how you can control it through uric acid management.
Most of us have nursed a blister or two from ill-fitting shoes, but constantly wearing shoes that don’t fit properly can lead to painful structural changes in your feet. Here’s a look at how to choose a shoe that fits.
While not necessarily dangerous, plantar warts can be an incredibly frustrating and uncomfortable condition to manage. If you’re tired of ineffective, over-the-counter treatments, explore how cryotherapy can help.
You watch as your big toe slowly turns toward your other toes and a large bump forms on the inside of your foot. Is this a bunion? Will you need surgery? Let’s take a look at some key points to consider.
Broken toes are extremely common, but differentiating between a problematic fracture and one that just needs a little taping can be tricky. Here are some tips to help guide you on when to seek our care for a toe fracture.
While warts may not be a major medical concern, they can be painful and unsightly. To avoid the problem altogether, we’ve pulled together some tips to keep warts at bay. Read on to learn how to protect yourself from contracting warts.
Athlete’s foot isn’t a dangerous medical condition for most, but it can make for an uncomfortable and sometimes painful experience. Not only is it common among athletes, but others as well. Here are a few tips to keep athlete’s foot in check.
While not necessarily a serious issue, toenail fungus can be a frustrating condition that forces you into a months- or years-long battle. Here’s how a fungal infection develops and what you can do to prevent it.
Your feet work hard under normal circumstances, ensuring you get to where you need to go. Add an occupation that stresses your feet more than normal, and it’s a recipe for foot problems like plantar fasciitis.
Adult-acquired flatfoot is a complex condition that affects five million people in the United States. For some, the problem presents nothing more than a mere nuisance, while others struggle with persistent pain.
Most everyone develops calluses on areas of skin that experience friction and pressure. That is why they are so common on the feet. In most cases, calluses are not a cause for concern, but porokeratosis may be a different matter.
Even a seemingly small problem in your foot can have a major impact on your life as you struggle to get around. Take Morton’s neuroma as an example. This pinched nerve can make every step a painful one. Fortunately, there are treatments.
Gout is the most common form of inflammatory arthritis, affecting up to 4% of adults in the United States. To help you determine whether you have gouty arthritis, here are the top five signs to watch out for.
Few sports don’t involve your feet and ankles. Therefore, if you play sports, they put these areas at risk of injury. Here’s a look at five of the most common foot and ankle sports injuries. Read on to learn more.
We are almost through January! The hardest part of sticking to a resolution is behind you. Now you have adopted a new lifestyle, congratulations! Today we break down Achilles pain and how to stop it in its tracks!
While not always medically serious, an ingrown toenail can make your life miserable, especially during winter, when they’re more prone to develop. Here’s why ingrown toenails develop and how you can prevent them this winter.
Warts are the most common viral infection of the skin, and they can be frustrating. If you have warts on your feet that stubbornly resist your every effort at clearing them away, we can help. Read on to learn more.
The human body functions best when it’s properly balanced, which is why a problem in one area can lead to issues in another. That is certainly true of tight calves and your feet. Explore here how tight calves can affect your feet.
Winters in Tennessee often mean freezing rain and wet conditions. Do you have the correct footwear for the chilly weather? To help keep your feet both safe and warm, here are a few tips to keep in mind when buying winter shoes.
If you’re met in the morning by searing pain in your feet as you take your first steps, you might have plantar fasciitis. While painful, this condition can be greatly improved by doing a few exercises at home. Read on to learn more.
At any given time, over 40% of Americans experience foot pain. One of the many reasons why foot pain develops is bursitis. Here’s a look at how inflammation in your tiny bursa sacs can have a hobbling effect.
Millions of people are affected by neuropathy, largely due to diabetes. When caught early, there’s much we can do to halt and even reverse the nerve damage, which is why knowing the early signs of neuropathy is important.
If you’ve developed warts on your feet, the problem stems from a viral infection, namely the human papillomavirus, or HPV. Here’s a look at HPV and how it can lead to troublesome, and sometimes painful, skin growths.
There are few sports or activities that don’t involve your ankles, which makes them highly susceptible to injury. Here are a few tips for preventing ankle injuries so that you can maintain your active lifestyle.
Anyone who struggles with gout understands how painful the condition can be, which makes preventing a flare-up the best course of action. One of the best ways to limit gout is through your diet. We review some dietary do’s and don’ts here.
Bunions start out small enough, but without early intervention, they can become much larger and more problematic, often requiring surgery. Here’s a look at some of the warning signs that surgery might be your best option.
When your feet and ankles are in pain because of arthritis, exercise may be the last thing on your mind. The truth is that exercise is one of the best things you can do. Here are some tips for exercising safely with arthritis.
Of the many potential complications that stem from diabetes, foot ulcers are among the more common and most dangerous. Thankfully, you can stay one step ahead of diabetic foot ulcers with a little diligence and the right care.
The key to halting progressive foot conditions like hammertoes is taking early action — and the earlier we can address the problem, the less invasive the solution. Explore whether custom orthotics can play a role in halting your hammertoe.
Treat your foot and ankle issues from home and get the expertise you need from a podiatrist with telemedicine. Our podiatrists are available to diagnose and treat your foot or ankle pain or problems in a more convenient way than ever before.
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We applaud great health choices like running, but as advocates for your feet, we want to make sure they’re protected with the right equipment. And that obviously starts with your running shoes. Here are a few things to keep in mind.
Do your feet hurt when you stand or walk? Custom orthotic supports can benefit your feet and ankles in several different ways. Read on to learn if prescription custom orthotics might be the right solution for your foot problems.
We're celebrating the new year with a new podiatry clinic in Smyrna! Podiatrists, Dr. Neuhaus and Dr. Knox look forward to seeing you in our new Smyrna office starting in 2020. We're just a mile from our old office at StoneCrest Medical Center.
Planning a night out and thinking about footwear? Here’s a friendly reminder from your feet: High heels hurt, and they may cause long-term damage to your feet. Learn what you need to know about high heels, their effect on your feet, and what to do about it
The holiday season brings together family and friends — and gout flare-ups. From certain foods to increased stress, a sudden gout-flare up can quickly zap your holiday cheer. Find five tips to prevent gout pain here.
Many Tennesseans have diabetes, a condition that causes nerve damage. If you have diabetes, it’s important to take care of your feet to prevent nerve damage and serious wounds. Learn more about how a podiatrist can prevent diabetic foot issues.
Shockwave therapy is a gentle, quick non-surgical treatment that helps eliminate heel pain from plantar fasciitis. This treatment is currently one of the most advanced and highly-effective therapy available for plantar fasciitis. Read on to learn more.
Tried all the treatments for plantar fasciitis and still living with pain? Did you know there are non-surgical ways that most primary care physicians don't know about. We're getting the word out on these advanced heel pain treatments. Click to learn more.
If you are like so many other Americans, you have a nagging heel pain that will not leave. You have google searched home remedies and none of them seem to be ending the pain. You begin to wonder if pain is a part of your life that you need to accept.
Experiencing foot or heel pain? Considering buying orthotics to help relieve the pain? The first thing you should know is an orthotic is a shoe insert that supports the abnormal movement of a foot. Read on to learn more!
Planning a trip to Italy soon? Packing your favorite sandals or flats to wear on vacation? Be careful! Officials at Cinque Terre's national park have had enough of tourists wearing the wrong footwear throughout their park according to a new rule this year.
"This bump on my big toe seems to be getting bigger and more painful. What is it and will it go away?" Women in their 40's or older are more likely to develop bunions than anyone else. If this is you, read on to see what you can do about it.
Feet always cold? It's not just your socks. There may be a surprising cause to constant cold feet. If you have a history of smoking, diabetes, high blood pressure or cholesterol, you definitely want to read this...