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Prevent Plantar Fasciitis & Sprains by Wearing Cross Training Shoes During CrossFit & HIIT Workouts Jan 4th, 2021

Running Shoes are the most common shoes worn in exercise activity.  Running shoes have many quality features, protecting distance runners from the heavy impact of heel strike preventing painful conditions such as plantar fasciitis and shin splints. When it comes to CrossFit and HIIT workouts athletes need a sneaker with...

Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine Dec 23rd, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered dramatic changes throughout everyday life — and in the medical community as well. Not only are providers across the country postponing elective procedures, but many are also encouraging people to avoid in-office appointments to reduce their risk of exposure to this highly contagious coronavirus.But what...

Evaluation of Shoe Fit Nov 3rd, 2020

How to Purchase Shoes that Fit Well Poorly fitting shoes are generally one of the largest causes of injuries to the feet.  Improper fitting shoes lead to toenail bruising, ingrown toenails, blisters, Morton’s Neuromas  and many other pathologies.  I am often asked as a podiatrist what brand of shoe can...

Shoes vs Bare Foot in the House During COVID-19 Apr 12th, 2020

Americans are currently sheltering in place, spending a lot of time at home and not supporting their feet with shoes. This is fine when you are sitting at a computer or watching TV; however, it is big mistake when doing chores around the house.  Those who count steps with a...

Treating Dry and Cracked feet Jan 31st, 2015

What is Dry Skin? Dry skin is a common condition in which skin does not have enough moisture to remain hydrated, supple and healthy. Your skin is normally protected against moisture loss by oils naturally produced by your body. When oil is not produced in sufficient amounts, the skin can...

Golf and the Foot Jul 18th, 2014

“Good foot action is the mark of an accomplished golfer. All timing, distance, and direction comes out of the lower body with the feet leading the way.” — Jack Nicklaus, Golf Legend It is of vital importance to take good care of your feet to produce the best results on the golf...

Treatments and cures for sweaty feet Jun 29th, 2014

What is Hyperhidrosis of the Feet (Sweating)? Sweating is embarrassing, it stains clothes, and it complicates business and social interactions.  Hyperhidrosis or excessive sweating is a common disorder which produces a lot of unhappiness. An estimated 3% of Americans suffer from excessive sweating of the feet.  The soles of the...

Making Pedicures Safe May 21st, 2014

As spring and summer begin many women will be heading to local nail spas for pedicures. According to an American Podiatric Medical Association Survey 50% of women aged 18-49 have gone for a professional pedicure by age 25. Pampering your feet with pedicures can have many positive benefits. Proper grooming...