Avoiding Footwear Fumbles When Exercising or Playing Sports

No one disputes that exercise provides a host of health benefits, from helping control weight to improving cardiovascular function. But exercising in the wrong footwear can cause more harm than good, especially because foot health is integral to overall well-being. “To get the most out of your workout or from playing a favorite sport, it’s […]

Power Shoes: Choosing the Right Footwear for Climbing the Corporate Ladder

Climbing the corporate ladder requires marketable skills, initiative, creativity, and … the right shoes? While the importance of proper footwear may seem obvious for professions that require standing or walking all day, such as waitressing, nursing, or cooking, poor shoe choices can also trip you up in an office setting. “At best, sore feet can […]

When is Foot Surgery Necessary?

Many foot problems do not respond to “conservative” treatment. Your podiatrist at Cornerstone Foot & Ankle can determine when surgical intervention may be helpful. Often when pain or deformity persists, surgery may be appropriate to alleviate discomfort or to restore the function of your foot. Types of Foot Surgery Bunion Surgery: There are many different types […]

6 Tips to Protect Your Child in Fall Sports

Back-to-school sports season linked to ankle injuries. If your children are playing sports this fall, pay attention to six tips that could protect them from serious ankle injuries. Every fall, Cornerstone Foot & Ankle Surgeons notice an increase in ankle injuries among young athletes. Football, soccer and basketball are the sports most likely to lead […]

Five Signs Your Child May Have a Foot Problem

Foot and ankle problems in children often go unnoticed. Signs and symptoms can be subtle, and sometimes children can’t explain what’s wrong. But it’s important to protect growing feet and have problems checked out early. Dr. Josh Miller offers five warning signs parents should watch for. 1. Your Kids Can’t Keep Up with Their Peers […]

Be Smart About Back to School Shoe Fitting

With kids back in school after a summer of bare feet and sandals, parents are shopping for shoes for feet that seem to have grown longer in just a few months. To help busy parents with shoe choices, Cornerstone Foot & Ankle surgeons recommend some simple guidelines to prevent or minimize possible foot problems from […]