In my last article, I talked about ways to avoid bug bites and offered up a homemade bug spray recipe I had found online. Yet, sometimes bug bites are unavoidable especially on the feet. Let’s say you forgot your bug spray, or were sleeping and a pesky mosquito made it into your house and […]
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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 […]
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 […]
Plantar Fasciitis is a condition that causes chronic heel pain. Many of the treatments that are out there have side effects a person might want to avoid- steroids, prescription drugs, surgery… the options aren’t always the greatest. So, many people look for alternative treatments to deal with it. Essential oils is a popular choice we […]
Recently, we had a patient come in to see us that was complaining that her heels were hurting her. She said that even in some sneakers, she had pain. She wasn’t sure what the problem was… however, she had noticed that her heel appeared to have a bumpy protrusion on it. What she was experiencing […]
Is it sandal season again, and your feet are not ready to be bared? You may be thinking it’s time to do something about that large bump jutting out at the base of your big toe- aka those unsightly bunions! Bunions form at the joint at the bottom of the big toe when the bone […]
So, St. Patrick’s Day was just celebrated. Whether you have a little Irish in you or not, many people enjoy celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with their family and friends. What is the lure? The corned beef and cabbage, the Guinness beer (and lots of it?!) Socializing in that crowded bar full of rowdy people?! Many […]
Professional athletes are sometimes unfortunate in the realm of sustaining foot injuries. Many of these injuries can be treated, and they are lucky enough to get back to their game. However, some athletes are unfortunate and among these poor souls they are forever hindered by a foot injury. It is hard to believe that these […]
Are you worried that your toddler or young child may have a broken foot? Does something just not seem right? Well, parents have a way of knowing when their child is suffering. However, toddlers and young children may ignore the symptoms of a break at certain times, which can throw off even the most doting […]
When thinking of your wellness team, a podiatrist might not be the first doctor that comes to mind. However, a podiatrist is indeed just as important as an ophthalmologist or dermatologist or urologist. Especially, if you’re diabetic! So, how do you find the right podiatrist for you? Well, keep in mind that podiatrists are specifically […]