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5 Unexpected Benefits of Custom Orthotics Jan 10th, 2020

Foot pain can limit your life in a lot of ways. Whether you're dealing with foot deformities, bunions, or some other foot or ankle problem, custom orthotic inserts fit into your shoes, providing the support your feet and ankles need to help relieve pain. Orthotics can also prevent foot or...

Banish Ugly Toenail Fungus before Sandal Season Jan 10th, 2020

Are you avoiding open-toed shoes because of a foot fungus? You're not alone. Fungal infections are extremely common, making up 50% of nail conditions. While toenail fungus is unsightly, it can be cured with proper care and medication, and then prevented from recurring. At Neuhaus Foot and Ankle, with locations...

Announcing Our New Podiatry Clinic in Smyrna Dec 29th, 2019

After many years serving Rutherford County patients with foot or ankle pain in our Smyrna office at StoneCrest medical center, we're excited to provide podiatry services in our new and improved Smyrna podiatry clinic!  Our podiatrists, Dr. Matthew Neuhaus and Dr. Jason Knox, will continue to see patients dealing with...

Are Your Feet Getting Flatter with Age and Causing You Pain? We Can Help Dec 18th, 2019

Your feet work tirelessly, day in and day out, ferrying you to where you need to go, usually without complaint. But as age catches up with them, the structures in your feet can weaken, and you may find yourself dealing with increasing foot pain, often due to flat feet. At...

How Bad are High Heels for Your Feet? Dec 2nd, 2019

Women, let’s face it, wearing your favorite stilettos for a fun night out often comes with aching feet. But did you know you might be causing permanent damage to your toes and arches for the sake of fashion? While your feet may recover after a day or two, just exactly...

5 Tips for Preventing a Gout Flare-Up Over the Holidays Nov 1st, 2019

Gout is a common form of inflammatory arthritis that can appear suddenly and painfully. If you have gout, your body has higher-than-normal levels of uric acid. The uric acid collects around joints in your body — typically in your feet or at the base of your big toe. Uric crystals...

When an Ingrown Toenail Requires Help from Your Podiatrist Oct 21st, 2019

 If your big toe is throbbing and hurts when you put on shoes or walk, you may have an ingrown toenail, which is a common condition that occurs when a piece of your toenail cuts into the corner of your toe skin.  Causes of ingrown toenails There are many factors...

Why You Need a Podiatrist on Your Diabetes Wellness Team Oct 11th, 2019

Diabetes is a chronic health condition that affects more than 30 million Americans today. If you have diabetes, it means there’s too much glucose, or sugar, in your blood and your body can’t process it effectively.  High blood sugar and diabetes contribute to a number of health complications, from cardiovascular...

Podiatry Now in Murfreesboro! Oct 2nd, 2019

Exciting things are happening in Murfreesboro! The same great podiatry Middle Tennessee residents have enjoyed from Neuhaus Foot & Ankle for years is now available in Murfreesboro. Local patients can trust that they are in excellent care with lead podiatrist Dr. Knox now accepting patients in Murfreesboro. Treatment for All...

Heal Plantar Fasciitis Pain With Shockwave Therapy May 26th, 2019

Heal Plantar Fasciitis Pain with Shockwave Therapy   This non-surgical treatment helps the body heal itself.   Have you noticed a sharp, stabbing pain at the bottom of your heel as you get up to go to the bathroom in the morning? Does the pain ease as you walk around...

4 Advanced Heel Pain Treatments You Can't Get Anywhere Else May 20th, 2019

Plantar Fasciitis is the most common causes of heel pain. It is the inflammation of a band of tissue that connects the heel bone to the toes. Studies show that 7-10% of the US population has plantar fasciitis at any given point. If you fall into that percentage you understand...

5 Reasons Your Heel Pain Isn't Going Away May 13th, 2019

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...

What are orthotics and how do they benefit you Apr 19th, 2019

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. Made of different materials and quality, not all orthotics are created equal. Understandably, people spend much...

This place will fine you $2,800 for wearing flip-flops Mar 6th, 2019

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.  The new rule fines anyone wearing flimsy...

10 Step Guide for Treating Bunion Pain Feb 21st, 2019

Will my bunion go away on its own? Patients often ask us, "will my bunion go away on its own?" While the answer, unfortunately, is that it won't, there are things you can do to prevent your bunion from getting bigger. Not all bunions are caused by the same thing....

15 Rules for Preventing Diabetic Foot Problems Jan 31st, 2019

Uncontrolled diabetes is extremely dangerous to your feet. Even a small cut can have serious consequences.  Diabetes may also reduce blood flow to the feet, making it harder to heal an injury or resist infection. Because of these problems, you might not notice a pebble in your shoe. You could...

Almost-Instant Cure for Plantar Fasciitis, Juicing Blog Claims Jan 21st, 2019

In our world of high deductibles and rising healthcare costs, we all look for ways to avoid the doctor.   If a youtube video, quality how-to guide, or all-natural remedy can save us the trip, why not treat our problem from home?   The internet if full of great information...

Diabetic Man Loses Leg and Shares Story to Help Others Jan 17th, 2019

Diabetic Man, 50, Shares Story to Help Others from Losing Limbs In Greater Nashville, Podiatrists are seeing the results from the latest epidemic to hit United States over recent years. The Centers for Disease Control states that over 30 million people have diabetes and 1 in 4 don’t even know...

4 Surprising Reasons Your Feet Are Always Freezing Jan 13th, 2019

Thankfully, Middle Tennessee winters are pretty mild. While the podiatrists in Nashville aren't treating frostbite, our foot doctors have seen a number of lost toes and amputated limbs.  We are a far cry from the frozen tundra and risk of frostbite, but you may still find that your feet are...

Relieve Mild Heel Pain Today with These 7 Tips Dec 31st, 2018

One of the most common problems we see at Neuhaus Foot & Ankle is heel pain. Heel pain has many causes. Most people assume they have a "heel spur: if they have heel pain. The truth is, heel spurs rarely cause pain. The most common cause of heel pain is...

7 Ways to Save Money and Be Healthier This New Year Dec 30th, 2018

Happy New Year Middle Tennessee! Making a change in 2019? If you're making a new year's resolution, chances are it relates to saving money and getting in shape. Neuhaus Foot & Ankle can help you do both!  As you kickstart things in 2019, here are 7 things you can do...

15 Years with Foot Pain, Finally Treated. Dec 29th, 2018

  How has foot pain affected you? I started having foot problems when I was about thirty years old and had been dealing with it for 15 years.   I remember waking up one day and getting out of bed, I felt like I was stepping on pins and needles. I...