Do you have a hobby or profession--like dancing--that is seriously hard on your feet? Learn how a podiatrist can help your feet.

Prevent A Future Injury After Foot Surgery: What You Should Know

2 March 2022
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After you have had foot surgery or a major foot injury, your foot may not be as strong as it was pre-injury. Even though you've healed and been through physical therapy, you could still re-injure yourself if you are not careful. You don't have to baby that foot forever, but there are some preventative things you should do to prevent a re-injury. Read on for some helpful information to prevent a future injury. Read More …

Custom Orthotics: Frequently Asked Questions

22 September 2021
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If you've been experiencing foot pain or soreness consistently, you may be having a structural deformity or faulty gait patterns. When your foot doctor confirms this, then you may need custom foot orthotics. However, you need to know as much as possible about orthotics to get orthotic treatments confidently. Here are FAQs detailing important aspects of custom orthotics. What's a Custom Orthotic, and How Does It Work? A custom orthotic refers to a shoe insert that takes the exact outline of the foot. Read More …

Diabetes And Foot Care

29 April 2021
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People with diabetes need to take especially good care of their feet. If you are someone with diabetes, then it is so important for you to make sure you learn about proper foot care and the things that you should be doing to make sure you do your best to prevent dangerous problems with your feet. As someone with diabetes, your feet can end up with nerve damage and that nerve damage can leave you with less feeling in your feet, which puts you more at risk of injuries. Read More …

Recovering From Your Foot Surgery

23 July 2020
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If you are unfortunate enough to experience significant problems with your feet, these issues can have major impacts on the quality of your life. While many foot problems can be corrected through foot surgery, patients will need to be prepared before they undergo this procedure. Take Steps To Manage Post-Surgery Swelling Post-surgery swelling can be a significant issue for patients that have recently undergone foot surgery. In addition to being uncomfortable, excessive swelling can slow the recovery of your foot. Read More …

Don’t Be “Defeeted”: You Really Can Have Soft, Healthy Feet You’re Not Embarrassed To Show The World

24 July 2019
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From high school locker rooms to public swimming pools to backyard barbecues, people the world over are ashamed to show their feet. It's really unfortunate, considering how comfortable it is to kick off your shoes and put your feet up. Rather than accepting "defeet," why not take action to improve the look, feel, and health of your feet, so they're not so embarrassing or uncomfortable?  Wear Proper Shoes And Cotton Socks Read More …

About Me
Talking About Podiatrists

Hi there, I’m Samantha Duggar. Welcome to my site. As a dancer, I have to keep my podiatrist on speed dial. Bunions, blisters and broken toes are the name of the game while dancing your heart out on stage. Since the adrenaline produced during the performance masks the pain, I often cause extensive damage before noticing the problem. My podiatrist helps me minimize the pain and heal quickly so I can return to the stage as soon as possible. Please use the information on my site to help keep your feet healthy with regular visits to your podiatrist. Thanks for visiting.