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February 14, 2019

Foot and Ankle Arthritis

What is Osteoarthritis? As you age, your chance for developing osteoarthritis increases. Osteoarthritis, also called degenerative joint disease, happens when the cartilage between your joints wears away and causes the bones to grind against one another.  When this happens, the cushioning pad for the bones is gone, and as a result, moving your body can […]

January 2, 2019

4 Common Foot Problems and How to Avoid Them

Blisters Blisters are one of the most common foot problems and happen to almost everyone. At worst, they can be annoying and sometimes get in the way of daily activities like walking, running, and exercising. Blisters get bigger when fluid builds between the torn skin and your toe, which can be painful when they burst. […]

December 10, 2018

Don’t let heel pain keep you off your feet!

Heel Pain – Causes, Prevention and Treatment Heel pain can feel very different for everyone. While one person can notice a sudden tightening sensation in their heel after a strenuous workout, another person’s heel pain can arise overtime and become obvious after simply sitting in a chair all day. Heel pain can be complicated, and […]

November 27, 2018

It’s just a tiny blister, right?

What Is a Blister? A blister is a small pocket of body fluid (lymph, serum, plasma, blood, or pus) within the upper layers of the skin, typically caused by forceful rubbing (friction), burning, freezing, chemical exposure or infection. Most blisters are filled with a clear fluid, either serum or plasma. Blister Causes Improperly fitting shoes, and the rubbing or […]

November 15, 2018

November is National Diabetes Month

According to the American Diabetes Association, one in 10 Americans have diabetes — that’s more than 30 million people. And another 84 million adults in the United States are at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes. The good news? People who are at high risk for type 2 diabetes can lower their risk by […]