Should I Always Treat Foot Ulcers as an Emergency?

Should I Always Treat Foot Ulcers as an Emergency?

Finding a foot ulcer can be alarming. You might wonder whether this plight is enough to take you to the emergency room or if you should wait it out. Some individuals shared their thoughts about whether or not to treat a foot ulcer as an emergency. Keep reading to find...

So You Think You Have a Stress Fracture

So You Think You Have a Stress Fracture

Despite the name, you can’t develop a stress fracture from increased anxiety over a demanding job or the hassle of buying your first home. So, what causes a stress fracture? How does it heal? And what should you do if you think you have one? Keep reading to learn...

Get to Know Your Treatment Options for Ankle Arthritis

Get to Know Your Treatment Options for Ankle Arthritis

Watching a toddler wobbling through their first steps (accompanied, of course, by their inevitable falls) is a cute and tender moment. Watching an adult toddle and wobble while they walk due to ankle pain and tenderness isn’t quite as endearing. One of the most common...

The Top 10 Reasons You Might Want to Rethink High Heels

The Top 10 Reasons You Might Want to Rethink High Heels

High heels are the pinnacle of femininity, the apex of womanhood, the peak of beauty. And beauty is pain, right? Well, they got the pain part right. While high heels do accentuate a woman’s beauty, they can also do a number to their feet. The design of high heels...

When is it Necessary to Remove an Ingrown Nail through Surgery?

When is it Necessary to Remove an Ingrown Nail through Surgery?

Sometimes at-home remedies just don’t cut it. How do you know your ingrown toenail needs surgical intervention? Some individuals shared the symptoms to look out for that let you know you need to see a podiatrist. Keep reading to find out if you need to schedule an...

All About High and Low Ankle Sprains

All About High and Low Ankle Sprains

If the Shawty in the apple bottom jeans that Flo Rida was singing about hit the floor with her heel inverted, it would explain why she got low, low, low, low, low, low, low, low. She probably sprained her ankle and fell to the ground. Like the song, her sprain is most...

Fickle Flare-Up: All About Achilles Tendonitis Flare-Ups

Fickle Flare-Up: All About Achilles Tendonitis Flare-Ups

If you are already on edge from a recent Achilles tendon injury, any pain you experience in the area can make you nervous. Have you injured the tendon again? Will your recovery be compromised? Have you damaged the tendon further? Luckily, pain like this is most likely...

Busting Myths: Custom Orthotics vs. Over-the-Counter Alternatives

Busting Myths: Custom Orthotics vs. Over-the-Counter Alternatives

Trying to decide if you should splurge on custom orthotics or buy some over-the-counter arch supports at your nearest Walmart? Before you make a purchase, let us help you clear up some misconceptions about your two options. We'll bust some of the myths surrounding...

Get to Know Neuromas

Get to Know Neuromas

The cause of your back pain could be anything from a herniated disc to a kidney stone to just a bad night’s sleep. Even stomach pains can stem from a lot of different sources; you could have food poisoning, a burst appendix, or gas. Did you know that there is a term...

Why do I get random pains in my toes?

Why do I get random pains in my toes?

Any time we feel pain it’s normal to wonder about the cause and whether it could be a sign of a more serious underlying condition. Toe pain is no different. With a wide variety of potential causes, the cause can be challenging to pin down. Keep reading to learn from...

All Your Haglund’s Syndrome Questions Answered

All Your Haglund’s Syndrome Questions Answered

We know there are a lot of burning questions out there. What happens when we die? What is the secret of the Bermuda Triangle? Who killed JFK? Are we alone in the universe? Surely, up there with all your burning questions, you are brimming with curiosity about...