Tag Archives: Adirondack Health

Time To Get Those Feet Working Again

The scent of spring is in the air, the weather is warming up, and the long winter hours spent indoors are behind us. It’s the perfect time to get outside and start exercising. As you head to the great outdoors … Continue reading

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The Confusion About Prescription Orthotics

Just Because it Looks Like a Duck Doesn’t Mean It’s A Duck…..             There  seems to be a lot of confusion about the concept of Custom Orthotics. There is a bombardment of misleading ads and … Continue reading

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What is Gout ?

Your foot health can be greatly affected by what is going on in the rest of your body.  Gout is a condition that illustrates this principle.   Gout occurs when high levels of uric acid in the body cause a buildup … Continue reading

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Ankle Sprains

Ankle sprains are among the most common sports injuries.  They often occur on the outside of the ankle when the foot rolls outward too far.  The injury is usually followed by swelling, bruising, and severe pain.  The severity of an … Continue reading

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What is Charcot Foot ?

Charcot foot is one of the many complications that can occur from diabetes.  Charcot is a form of arthritis that affects the joints and bones in the feet.  Patients with diabetes often have decreased sensation in their lower legs and … Continue reading

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It’s Not Just About Feet !

Although foot care is our specialty and focus, we at Tri-State Podiatry truly care about the person attached to those feet. One of the things we enjoy about coming to work each day is not only helping people become more … Continue reading

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What is That Bump on My Foot?

One of the most common reasons to visit a podiatrist comes from a painful bunion.  Patients typically complain of “bump pain” on the side of the foot at the base of the big toe.  There may even be numbness at … Continue reading

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Flip-Flop Flaws

Ah, the sweet smell of springtime.  Time to kick off those cramped winter boots, wiggle your toes, and step into some summer footwear.  But before you drag out last season’s tried-and-true flip-flops, take a moment to consider the ways your … Continue reading

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What is Hallux Limitus ?

The great toe (or hallux) is the site of the common disorder hallux limitus.  The condition causes decreased range of motion of the big toe, specifically in the metatarsal-phalangeal joint.  Simply put, hallux limitus is a stiff large toe that … Continue reading

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Podiatric Medicine

                   The Podiatrist’s Role in Healthcare Looking into healthcare options can be overwhelming.  However, understanding how the variety of healthcare professionals can help you is an important key to maintaining a healthy lifestyle.  Like many other medical specialists, podiatrists play … Continue reading

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