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Pregnancy and Your Podiatrist: How Pregnancy Can Affect Your Feet

Pregnancy and Your Podiatrist: How Pregnancy Can Affect Your Feet

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When a woman becomes pregnant, they experience many changes throughout their body. As women, when we become pregnant we think of how we will become hormonal, and gain weight, and how other parts of our body will change. In many cases, however, we rarely think about how our feet tend to change.

Should You Visit Your Podiatrist?

Should You Visit Your Podiatrist?

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Every day, you wake up, slip on some socks and shoes, and start running. Or you take the dog for a walk…or you put the pedal to the metal to make it to work on time. Well, whatever it is, the point is that your feet come into play with just about everything you do throughout the day. Your feet are incredibly strong and resilient, yet they are wildly intricate and fragile at the same time. That’s why it is so important to care about the health of your feet, and visit a podiatrist at the first cause for concern.

Podiatry: Why More Young People Should Visit a Podiatrist

Podiatry: Why More Young People Should Visit a Podiatrist

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Did you know that one fourth of the bones in the human body are in our feet? This intricate network of bones in our feet have many benefits, as they support our weight, act as a shock absorber, serve as a lever to allow our legs to move forward, and help us maintain our balance.

Things Your Podiatrist Really Wishes You Wouldn't Do

Things Your Podiatrist Really Wishes You Wouldn't Do

by Shearly (SU)
You're hard on your feet, likely taking at least 5,000 steps a day. Research shows that it is common for the health community to actually encourage people to walk 10,000 steps per day. However, let's be honest, how much TLC do you really give your feet, except for an occasional pedicure? It is time to start paying more attention.

Questions to Ask Your Podiatrist

Questions to Ask Your Podiatrist

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Every success story should start with a successful consultation: your one-on-one conversation with an ankle specialist. It’s a good idea to go to your first consultation with your orthopedist with questions in hand. Your consultation is the time to get to know your surgeon. Not only do you want to ask questions about the procedure, see before and after photos and inquire about getting your desired results and other considerations, but you want to gauge your comfort level with your potential doctor. Patients who ask plenty of questions usually get the most out of their consultation, and are often more satisfied with the choices they end up making.