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Can I live Without an Arch: Living With Flat Feet

Can I live Without an Arch: Living With Flat Feet

by Stephanie Meadows
You may not know this, but one quarter of all the bones in the human body are located in our feet. And it’s no wonder: Our feet are the foundation for every stride we take, giving us mobility, balance, stability, and allowing us to take part in the daily activities we love.

What You Need to Know About Ankle Surgery

What You Need to Know About Ankle Surgery

by Stephanie Meadows
If you have severely hurt your ankle, an orthopedic surgeon will often prescribe a non-invasive treatment method, such as bracing, NSAIDs, or physical therapy, rather than resorting to surgery right away. However, there are times where an examination and diagnostic imaging such as X-rays will show that for optimal healing and structural repair of your ankle, surgery is your best option.

How Can a Podiatrist Help You with Bunions?

How Can a Podiatrist Help You with Bunions?

by Stephanie Meadows
A bunion is often referred to as a bump on the joint at the base of the big toe, the metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint. A bunion forms when the bone or tissue at the big toe joint moves out of place due to a congenital deformity, or through trauma.

Would Healing Techniques for Diabetic Foot Care

Would Healing Techniques for Diabetic Foot Care

by Stephanie Meadows
According to the American Diabetes Association, by the year 2030, it is estimated that more than 550 million people around the world will be diagnosed with diabetes. It is estimated that 25 percent of these people with diabetes will seek foot care, as diabetes can damage the nerves of your feet, and restrict blood flow to your feet.

Vascular Foot Care

Vascular Foot Care

by Stephanie Meadows
Overtime, fats, cholesterol, fibrin (the component that clots blood), platelets, and calcium are deposited in the walls of the peripheral arteries (outer regions away from your heart). These materials form plaque, that builds, narrows, and sometimes can block these arteries.