Taggded: podiatrist

Should Little Girls Wear High Heels?

Several months ago a featured segment on a National Morning News broadcast, addressed the issue of girls from as young as 3 years old wearing high heels.  It was mentioned …

Psoriatic Arthritis

Psoriasis is an autoimmune disease, meaning the body’s own immune system is working against itself, which leads to the formation of psoriatic lesions on the skin that take the shape …

Overpronation: Here’s What You Need to Know

Pronation refers to the way our feet naturally absorb shock when our feet strike the ground as we walk or run. During a neutral pronation, the arches of the foot …

Stress Fractures

When a Podiatrist diagnosis a patient with a stress fracture, patients only hear the “fracture” part of the diagnosis.  However, the “stress” part of that statement is extremely important and …

Foot Health Highlight: Pediatric Foot Injury and When to Be Concerned About Damage to Your Child’s Growth Plate

Whenever podiatrists hear of a child suffering from an injury, we automatically worry about possible damage to growth plates. It’s a legitimate concern that needs to be thoroughly evaluated upon presentation to …

What Is Diabetic Neuropathy?

In 2002, according to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease, approximately 65% of those living with diabetes also had some degree of correlated neuropathy. In many …