Tag Archives: Dr. Richard Donela

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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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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Kids’ Feet

In the medical profession, it is often said, “children are not just little adults.”  This wise saying sums up what doctors and parents know very well: children have their own unique characteristics and need to be treated as such.  This … 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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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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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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Love Your Feet !

The month of chocolates and valentines has arrived and love is in the air. Since many of us neglect our feet throughout the year, this season of caring is the perfect time to show our feet some extra love and … 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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