3 Tips For Treating Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis can easily occur with regular exercise or being on your feet all day. To minimize the impact of this condition on your activities, a combination of treatment methods can help alleviate pain. Use Support And Splinting Supports or splints can add cushion to your foot and reduce impact on your plantar fascia when your walk or do other activities. Plantar fascia sleeves may be helpful when your pain is not severe and you only need mild support. Read More 

Signs Of Skin Cancer On Your Feet And An Overview Of How It’s Treated

When you think of skin cancer, you may think of it in places that are exposed to the sun frequently such as your arms or face. However, you can get skin cancer on your feet too, even if they rarely get sun exposure. This is one reason why it's important to see a podiatrist, like at Advanced Foot Clinic, when you have a foot abnormality you are concerned about. Early detection of the cancer on your foot makes it easier to treat and cure. Read More 

Tips For Preventing Hammer Toe

Hammer toe is a condition where one or more of your toes bend downwards instead of pointing straight ahead. As the condition worsens, the toes can lose their ability to bend and flex properly. In addition to this inflexibility, the toes themselves can be a great source of pain. Walking may be difficult.  This condition cannot always be prevented, but in many cases, it can be. Here's what you need to know about whether or not you're at risk for developing hammer toe, and what you can do to prevent it. Read More 

Your Chronic Back Pain Might Be Due To Short Leg Syndrome

If you have problems with chronic pain in your back, legs, or feet and your doctor can't pinpoint the cause, you should consider going to a podiatrist. You might have one leg that's shorter than the other. This is a fairly common condition. Many people have legs of different lengths, but the difference is usually small enough that it causes no problems. If there is too much difference, it throws your entire body out of alignment and leads to pain in various parts of your body. Read More 

6 Dos & Don’ts to Help You Manage Painful Heel Spurs

A heel spur is basically a bony protrusion from a calcium build up on the heel of the foot. It may be caused by several factors, including standing for hours at a time, from frequent running or even from wearing improperly fitted shoes. A heel spur may cause pain or discomfort, causing you to seek medical treatment. If you have been diagnosed with a heel spur, your podiatrist has probably devised a treatment plan for you. Read More