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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.

Fighting A Tough Case Of Athlete’s Foot

Athlete's foot can be more than a minor annoyance. The itching can be distracting and even painful, and the appearance of lesions between and on your toes is certainly embarrassing. Unfortunately, a case of athlete's foot can be notoriously hard to beat. Using an anti-fungal medication is an important first step, but there are other things you'll also need to do if you want to beat this fungus once and for all. Read More 

Treat Plantar Fasciitis And Minimize Discomfort Associated With The Condition

If you are experiencing discomfort in both of your heels, you may be suffering from plantar fasciitis. Plantar fasciitis often occurs if the ligament on the bottom of each foot becomes strained from walking or standing for extended amounts of time. The following tips can be used to treat the condition and minimize discomfort while recovering from the condition. Meet With A Podiatrist Set up an appointment with a podiatrist to have your feet examined and x-rays taken if necessary. Read More 

Make Sure Your Children Take Care Of Their Feet This Halloween

With Halloween just around the corner, your children will likely be eager to dress in their costumes and head out into the neighborhood for an evening of trick or treating. While many parents take steps to ensure that their kids are safe during this outing, such as walking with them, making them carry flashlights, or having them wear reflective markers on their costumes, it's also important to think about the safety of your children's feet. Read More 

A Few Things To Know About Dealing With Achilles Tendonitis

If you're experiencing pain in the back of your ankle and heel area, you might have Achilles tendonitis. The Achilles tendon runs along the back of your lower leg and ankle where it attaches to your heel. It can become inflamed and sore from running or wearing shoes that don't support your feet properly. Here are a few tips for treating the condition and preventing it from returning. Treat Pain With Rest And Ice Read More 

If You Must Wear Heels, Follow These Tips To Make It Easier On Your Feet

It's no secret that wearing heels is bad for your feet and legs. Heels can lead to superficial ailments like blisters and corns and also more internal problems like bunions and plantar fasciitis. However, there are still situations where social norms call for wearing heels. If you must wear heels, at least follow these tips to make the experience somewhat easier on your feet. Make sure they fit. When heels are not fitted properly, your foot tends to slide forward in them, putting more pressure on your toes. Read More