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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.

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 

Morton’s Neuroma In Runners: Causes, Symptoms, And Treatments

Running can have many health benefits, but pounding the tarmac day after day can take its toll on your feet. Amateur and professional runners are all vulnerable to a type of nerve damage known as Morton's neuroma, and this painful condition can become extremely debilitating without proper medical treatment. What Is Morton's Neuroma? Morton's neuroma affects the nerves that run along the length of your feet and into your toes. It is most common in people who regularly wear tight, high-heeled shoes, but it is also frequently observed in runners, as well as others who engage in frequent, high-impact sports and exercise. Read More