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What To Know About Night Splints for Plantar Fasciitis

Do you suffer stabbing heel pain when you take your first steps in the morning? It might be due to plantar fasciitis. The good news is night splints may be able to stop the pain. Read on to learn more about these helpful devices.

Aug 2nd, 2022
How Excess Weight Can Contribute to Your Plantar Fasciitis

Your feet absorb an incredible amount of shock with every step you take. And if you’re overweight, you put your feet under even more stress. Read on to learn how your weight affects your feet and what you can do about foot and heel pain.

May 1st, 2022
Are You Clipping Your Toenails Properly?

You might not give much thought to clipping your toenails, but did you know there’s a right way to clip them? Read on to learn how to clip them correctly so you can protect your feet and overall health.

Mar 1st, 2022
Are Bunions Cramping Your Footwear Style?

Bunions can change the way your shoes fit. But even if it seems impossible to find shoes that are comfortable and stylish, you’re not out of options. Get professional tips here and learn when bunion surgery might be right for you.

Feb 1st, 2022
Using Laser Heat to Eradicate Nail Fungus

Toenail fungus can make your nails brittle, crumbly, and unsightly. Traditional treatments don’t always eliminate infections, but laser treatments often get rid of them for good. Learn how therapeutic laser heat can eradicate nail fungus.

Jan 1st, 2022
Home Remedies for Plantar Fasciitis

Do you have heel or foot pain? It could be due to plantar fasciitis. Plantar fasciitis is common, but the good news is that it can often be treated at home. Read on to learn what plantar fasciitis is and how it can be treated.

Dec 1st, 2021
Will a Sprained Ankle Heal on Its Own?

Sprained ankles can cause pain, inflammation, and instability. But, if your ankle feels better in a few days, does that mean it’s healed? Learn how to care for a sprained ankle, so you don’t run the risk of suffering chronic ankle instability in the future

Nov 7th, 2021
When to See a Specialist for Diabetic Foot Care

Diabetes is a complex metabolic condition that can affect many aspects of the body, including the feet. Fortunately, specialized care can help. Learn how adding a podiatrist to your care team can help keep your feet healthy.

Oct 3rd, 2021
How Can Custom Orthotics Help Athletes?

Custom orthotics can relieve foot pain from various conditions, such as arthritis and diabetes. But, did you know that orthotics could help you improve your athletic performance, too? Read on to learn more.

Aug 3rd, 2021
5 Common Causes of Chronic Ankle Pain

Ankle pain can keep you from your chores, hobbies, and living your daily life. If you live with ongoing ankle pain, it’s time to find out what could be causing it. Read on to find out about the top causes of chronic ankle pain.

Jul 11th, 2021
Symptoms of an Ingrown Toenail

Ingrown toenails are a common foot problem. They develop when the nail grows into the skin around it, and they can lead to painful infections. Learn the telltale symptoms of an ingrown toenail and when to seek treatment.

May 3rd, 2021
Are Bunions Treatable?

If you have a bunion, you don’t have to just live with the pain and discomfort. Read on to learn about your treatment options, such as cushioning, orthotics, joint injections, and bunion surgery.

Apr 1st, 2021
Why You Shouldn’t Ignore a Sprained Ankle

Sprained ankles are common. Minor sprains usually bring mild pain, and you might be tempted to ignore the injury. However, ignoring it could have big consequences. Learn how treating a sprain can prevent pain, injury, and instability down the road.

Mar 3rd, 2021
When are Orthotics Appropriate?

Do your feet ache? Does pain keep you from living an active life? It’s time to learn about orthotics. Orthotics are customized shoe inserts that support your feet, and they can relieve pain and other symptoms related to many foot issues.

Feb 4th, 2021
Common Causes of Heel Spurs and What to Do About Them

Chronic foot pain can be a sign of heel spurs. They develop slowly, often as the result of physical activity or spending long periods standing. Read on to learn what heel spurs are and the treatments that are available.

Dec 1st, 2020
Can I Do Anything About My Neuroma?

Sharp pain in the ball of your foot and the uncomfortable sensation that you’re stepping on a pebble — even when nothing’s there — could indicate you have a neuroma. Read on to learn what can cause this nerve damage and what can treat it.

Nov 2nd, 2020
The Best Shoes for Preventing Bunion Pain

Bunions are painful protrusions that develop at the base of the big toe. They’re a common problem that can make it difficult to do daily activities. The good news is that choosing the right shoes can make a big difference in preventing bunion pain.

Oct 4th, 2020
What to Do About Stabbing Foot Pain

Stabbing foot pain can make walking unbearable or even keep you up at night. Some pain can seemingly come out of nowhere, and some can come and go with activity. Read on to find out the common causes of stabbing foot pain.

Sep 2nd, 2020
5 Important Facts About Ankle Surgery Recovery

Ankle surgery is often a good option when you’re suffering from pain that doesn’t respond to conservative treatments, but the thought of surgery can be daunting. Remove some of the mystery by learning about the recovery process here.

Aug 13th, 2020
What Causes Toenail Fungus?

Are brittle, ugly toenails making you avoid sandals? Toenail fungus is common, but that doesn’t mean you have to live with it. Find out what causes toenail fungus and how you can treat it and keep your nails healthy.

Jul 10th, 2020
5 Benefits of Supportive Flats

High heels might be stylish, but they can wreak havoc on your foot health. These days, you don’t have to choose between comfort and style. Read on to learn more about the benefits of supportive flats.

Jun 15th, 2020
Why Rest is a Must for a Sprained Ankle

Thousands of Americans sprain their ankles every day, but many brush off the injury. Don’t ignore a sprain, no matter how minor it might be. Giving your ankle adequate rest will allow it to heal quicker and help reduce your risk reinjuring it.

May 7th, 2020
Do Ingrown Toenails Go Away on Their Own?

An ingrown toenail is a nail that forces its way into the skin of your toe. It can be painful and even lead to an infection if ignored. Don’t let ingrown toenails stop you in your tracks. Read on to learn how to treat and prevent ingrown toenails.

Apr 16th, 2020
Get Rid of Nasty Toenail Fungus Before Sandal Season

Millions of Americans live with nail fungus. The condition makes nails discolored and unsightly. Fungus can make you dread sandal season, but you don’t have to live with it. This summer, show off your toes with the help of laser toenail treatment.

Mar 5th, 2020
What to do About Flat Feet

If your feet are missing their natural arches, you have a condition called flat feet. Read on to find out what can cause it and what you can do to correct it.

Dec 31st, 2019
The Dos and Don’ts of Shoe Buying

We all wear shoes. While how they look may be important, how they affect your foot health is more important. Read on to learn what to look for when buying shoes, so your feet can stay healthy and comfortable.

Dec 9th, 2019
5 Tips for Selecting the Right Hiking Boots

Among the great benefits of living in a state like Utah are the ample outdoor recreational opportunities, especially hiking. To help your feet cover the miles in comfort, here are a few tips for choosing the right hiking boot.

Sep 4th, 2019
Do Bunions Always Require Medical Intervention?

Bunions can be uncomfortable, painful, and embarrassing at times — like when you’re wearing sandals in the summer. If you’re wondering whether your bunion will go away on its own, read this.

Aug 7th, 2019
Title: 5 Tips for Preventing Athlete's Foot

After a weekend of tennis, you begin to feel an itching, burning, stinging sensation between your toes and on the soles of your feet. You’ve very likely contracted athlete’s foot. Now’s the time to learn how you got it and how to prevent it.

Jul 22nd, 2019
Why You Need a Podiatrist on Your Diabetic Care Team

A potential major complication of diabetes involves your feet. Due to decreased nerve sensation, your toes, heels, and soles are vulnerable to injury that can lead to infection. A podiatrist is invaluable in preventing foot complications.

May 14th, 2019
6 Steps to Prepare Your Home for Foot Surgery

You’ve checked with your insurance company, scheduled time off from work, and you think you’re ready for your foot surgery. Not so fast! Make sure you prepare your home, too, so you can rest and heal comfortably.

Apr 16th, 2019
When Does an Ingrown Toenail Require a Visit to the Podiatrist?

When you feel pain in one of your toes, it can be difficult to engage in your daily activities. You may feel discomfort with every step. An ingrown toenail could be the culprit. And that means it’s time to see the podiatrist to avoid complications.

Mar 1st, 2019
5 Tips for Strengthening Your Ankle After a Sprain

Strengthening your ankle after a sprain is one of the best things you can do to avoid another. We’re happy to provide five simple tips you can follow to help make your ankles stronger and less prone to injury after a sprain.

Feb 21st, 2019