Entries by McKinney Podiatric Associates, P.A.

Your Toenail Took the Wrong Exit- Now What?

Ingrown nails are a common source of toe pain. Why didn’t the stubborn nail just stop and ask for directions before burrowing, painfully into the outskirts of your poor, throbbing toe? Onychocryptosis is the fancy way of saying Ingrown Toenail.  An ingrown toenail is a treatable nail disease.  At McKinney Podiatric Associates we explore some […]

Simple Diabetic Foot Care

At McKinney Podiatric Associates we offer the most expansive selection of services for all medical issues concerning your feet. Diabetic foot care can seem like a daunting routine, but don’t let your Diabetic foot concerns cause more concern than needed. Living in Texas means you need to know how to care for your feet according […]

Ouch a Foot Cramp!

While it may be tempting to blame the cramping of your foot muscles on your long work shift, or the bad support from an ill-fitting shoe, your feet may be cramping your style for an entirely different reason.  Check out these commons cramp causes. Dehydration It may seem unlikely that a few gulps of water […]


Hallux Abducto Valgus or HAV, is the Latin medical term for a bump on the base of the big toe, commonly known in English as a bunion. Although very common, bunions should not be taken lightly as they are a progressive disorder. A bunion begins with the formation of a bump on the outside base […]

Why are Kids’ Feet Bigger Now?

So, I don’t know about you, but I have noticed that kids’ feet seem to be bigger these days than in past years.  In fact, when I see children/adolescents, their average shoe sizes are higher than some adults!  Why is this?  Is there something in the milk/food/air/water?  Just for fun, I did a little research […]

‘Tis the Season for Bug Bites

With the warmer weather here, unfortunately that means the bugs are, too.  This is an unfortunate side effect of the warmth, as far as I’m concerned. Pesky mosquitoes and other little critters are lurking all about already.  Rumor has it that this is going to be a bad year for bugs.  Seems like they say […]

Work Related Weary Feet

Do your feet ache on a regular basis?  Do you have a job that keeps you on your feet all day long?  If so, there are some things you can do to help relieve the discomfort.  I don’t have to tell you how exhausted you can get from the long days on your feet.  Especially […]