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A Word About Running Shoes

With warm weather and running season here for a short time, it’s the perfect time to start getting geared up for some good old-fashioned exercise.  Wearing the appropriate running shoes means more than feeling comfortable—it can be the difference between … 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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Why Do I Have Calluses on the Soles of My Feet ?

Calluses are thickened portions of skin that appear on the body in areas receiving high amounts of friction or irritation.  A seasoned guitar player could point to the toughened areas on her fingers from years of strumming, or a mechanic … 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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Exercise and Your Feet

New Year’s Eve has come and gone, but hopefully your New Year’s resolutions are still going strong.  If you are like many Americans, your goal is to get in shape this year.  There are numerous health benefits that come with … Continue reading

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Foot Pain is Not Normal

Maybe it’s an aching heel that makes you wince when you first step out of bed in the morning. Or maybe it’s that pesky ankle injury which has never quite healed and just seems to keep getting sprained.  Regardless of … Continue reading

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Ingrown Toenails in Children

We take pride in the fact that we walk the extra mile for our pediatric patients. We employ several techniques to make the office experience, procedures, etc, as pleasant as possible, keeping discomfort to a minimum. For many children, ingrown … Continue reading

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