Category Archives: Ankle/ Foot

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Are Orthotics For You?

Variations in foot structure, such as flat- or high-arched feet, have long been recognized to cause stress on muscles, ligaments, and bones that can result in injury. Although there are many variations of flat- or high-arched feet that may or may not be functionally abnormal, studies have demonstrated that flat- or high-arched feet increase the


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When to Fix a Broken Ankle

What Is A Broken Ankle? Ankle fractures are generally the result of a trauma or injury. An ankle fracture (which is synonymous with a broken ankle) means that one of the ankle bones has cracked. The crack can be subtle and show up faintly on the X-ray. The crack can be through-and-through the entire bone(s)


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What is a Podiatrist?

What Is a Podiatrist? A podiatrist is a doctor of podiatric medicine (DPM), also known as a podiatric physician or surgeon. Podiatrists diagnose and treat conditions of the foot, ankle, and related structures of the leg. What Are the Qualifications of a Podiatrist? Podiatrists are the most qualified doctors to care for your feet. They


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Conquering Foot Pain

Do your feet ache with every step you take? It’s possible you have arthritis, a sports injury—or you’re simply wearing shoes that don’t fit properly. Here are some possible causes: • Poorly fitting shoes: If your shoes don’t fit properly or provide enough shock absorption, your feet are going to be sore. Your shoes should


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