Summer 2019 Newsletter

Summer NewsletterClick here to view our newsletter We produce a quarterly newsletter with foot health information and other helpful and valuable tidbits on a quarterly basis.  If you would like to receive these newsletters vi e-mail–and we promise not to flood your mailbox with other things, feel free to reach out to us via the link in the newsletter or this contact us link.…

Basic Foot Care Tips for Healthy Feet

59421802 S Clipper Toe Nail Man Foot Hands AcrossKeeping in good health requires constant effort, whether it is through regular exercise or a healthy diet. The same goes for your feet. Regular checkups with your Primary Care physician are essential, as are regular checkups with your podiatrist. While you may be able to detect many foot problems, your podiatrist is best qualified to diagnose any issues, which may arise regarding your feet. Regardless,…

Identifying and Treating Calluses

89359023 Groomed Dry Skin On Feet And Heels, Cracked CornPeople often get calluses, and corns mixed up as both are the hardened area of the skin. Corns are smaller, painful, and usually have a hard center. Calluses typically develop on the bottom of your feet, where corns can be found in non-weight bearing parts of the foot like between toes. Traits of a Callus include: Hardened, thick area of skin – usually found on…

Identifying and Treating Plantar Warts

35378761 Callus Or Plantar Wart Under Foot, Rear ViewSometimes foot problems can be misidentified causing the wrong treatment to be applied. Plantar warts are one such issue. Often taken for corns or calluses, a plantar wart is a small growth that appears on the heel or other weight-bearing surfaces of your feet.  Plantar warts are caused by the HPV virus or human papillomavirus that enters through cracks in your feet. Signs of a…

Ballet and Your Feet

43889818 S Dancers Ballet Toe Shoes FeetDancing is one of man’s oldest activities. Either as a celebration or entertainment, dance has been around for many years. Some historical records show dance as an active part of a human culture dating as far back as 3300 B.C. in India and Egypt. Just where and when it began is unknown, but it would not be unusual to imagine ancient man celebrating a successful…