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Learning About Podiatry

Hi there, my name is Frazier. I am happy to share my knowledge about podiatry on this site. My feet have always been in poor shape. When I was a toddler, my parents had my club foot fixed by a surgeon. Since then, I have required ongoing care from a podiatrist. The podiatrist monitors the health of my feet on yearly basis. I have to wear orthotics to keep my foot supported with every step I take. I will use this site to talk about all of the care and treatment options provided by podiatrists. Hopefully your feet stay healthy so you can stay happy.

The Importance Of Diabetic Foot Care: Signs You Need It

Diabetes is a chronic condition that affects millions of people worldwide, and one of its most common complications is foot problems. People with diabetes are at a higher risk of developing foot infections, nerve damage, ulcers, and issues that could require amputation if left unchecked. That's why diabetic foot care is essential to avoid these complications and maintain good foot health. Look at the importance of diabetic foot care and signs that indicate you need it. Read More 

Diabetic Foot Care That Helps You Prevent Ulcers And Complications

If you have diabetes, you probably know you have to take good care of your feet. It's also a good idea to start seeing a podiatrist after your diagnosis so you can begin monitoring and foot care. Here are things a podiatrist can do for diabetic foot care. Provide Diabetic Foot Care Education Since you'll need to take care of your feet yourself at home, the podiatrist will teach you proper diabetic foot care. Read More 

Benefits Of Hammer Toe Surgery

A hammer toe is a foot abnormality characterized by the downward curling or bending of your big toe. Nonetheless, the condition may occur in multiple toes. The condition usually occurs due to wearing poorly fitting footwear that applies excess pressure on your toes. While treating this deformity may include wearing orthotic footwear, consider surgical treatment. Here are some of the pros of hammer toe surgery. Improved Mobility A hammer toe may cause discomfort and severe pain when walking. Read More 

Foot And Ankle Care Tips To Prevent Injury

Injury to your feet and ankles can occur if you are simply walking on the sidewalk or if you are exercising or playing a sport. Injuries can occur due to a number of reasons, including wearing the wrong footwear, a fall due to imbalance, or because your joints and muscles are not flexible. In order to prevent injury, there are a number of things you can do. Read on for a few helpful tips regarding foot and ankle care. Read More 

What You Need to Know About Your Podiatry Visit and Bunion Surgery

Do you have a bunion? Even though this common podiatric problem may start out small, without treatment these bony bumps can grow into a serious (and painful) issue. Before your bunion goes from minor to major, take a look at what you need to know about your upcoming podiatrist visit and surgical options. When Should You Go to the Doctor? A misalignment of the metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint in the big toe can cause a bunion. Read More