Prepare the Laser (Therapy)!

24549386 S Laser Surgery Foot Woman Doctor Toe Nail Fungus Podiatrist PatientSome of the worst villains in movie history use “lasers” in their plan to destroy the world. In the podiatry world, however, we use lasers for good, not for evil. When the terrible, horrible symptoms of pain and inflammation wreak havoc on your feet and ankles, you look to lasers for help. Laser therapy is typically an option after conservative treatments prove to be unsuccessful.…

Can I Treat My Family’s Corns and Calluses At Home?

69011226 S Callus Foot SketchDo you have hardened bumps on your toes or patches of thickened skin on the bottom of your feet? Because of the various surfaces on which your feet walk, they have a way to protect themselves from harm. Skin begins to thicken in spots where they experience a lot of pressure or friction. Who is likely to get corns and calluses? Corns: Those with foot …

Why You Should Wait to Buy Your Daughter High Heels

10191783 S High Heels Open Toe Legs WomanThey will say, “beauty is pain” or “fashion over function” and even “all the other girls have them,” but keep resisting. While for some of you, buying your daughter her first pair of high heels is something to look forward to, take a step back and consider why you might want to wait. These days, girls seem to begin to wear high heels around middle…

What’s Causing My Heel and Arch Pain?

47923181 Pain In The Foot. Massage Of Male Feet. Pedicures.One of the most common causes of pain along the bottom of the feet is plantar fasciitis. The plantar fascia is a thick band of tissue (ligament) that connects the toes to the heel bone. When it is strained or injured, the body responds with inflammation, sending us signals that something is wrong. Painful and/or tingly sensations can be felt after a long period of…