Getting help for the most-common, most-ignored type of pain

If our teeth ache, most of us will head quickly to the dentist for treatment. But if your feet hurt, do you just chalk up the pain as a discomfort of modern life? Sadly, most of us do. Most Americans say they have foot pain at least some of the time, and more of us […]

Diabetes and Your Feet

Startling Statistics Healthy feet are essential for overall good health. For people with diabetes, taking care of their feet is especially vital. More than 60 percent of all non-traumatic lower-limb amputations worldwide are related to complications from the disease, according to the American Diabetes Association. These amputations are preventable with careful monitoring and regular foot […]

Charcot Foot- What is it and how can it be treated?

What Is Charcot Foot? Charcot arthropathy, also known as Charcot foot and ankle, is a condition in patients who have neuropathy or loss of sensation. It includes fractures and dislocations of bones and joints that occur with minimal or no known trauma. The bones are weakened enough to fracture, and with continued walking the foot […]