All About Foot Cramps

All About Foot Cramps

There you are, relaxing, feeling fine, maybe even lying in bed drifting off to sleep when suddenly, out of nowhere, it happens – your foot tenses and is taken over with sharp jabs of intense pain. This sensation is commonly called a foot cramp or foot spasm, and...
What We Need to Know About Skin Cancer of the Feet

What We Need to Know About Skin Cancer of the Feet

What Are Skin Cancers of the Feet? Skin cancer can occur anywhere on the body, including the feet.  Common symptoms can include color changes, skin cracking, bleeding, abnormal masses or spots. The most common cause of skin cancer on the foot and ankle is sun...
6 Common Foot Care Myths

6 Common Foot Care Myths

“If you cross your eyes they’ll stay that way!” Old myths like this, that we often believed as children, are fun to laugh at. However, there are other myths that are no joke, especially when your health is involved. From bunions to broken toes, the podiatrists at...
What You Eat Affects Your Feet

What You Eat Affects Your Feet

A squirrel visits a psychiatrist. When the psychiatrist asks the squirrel, what could be the problem, the squirrel replied, “When I learned, ‘you are what you eat,’ I realized I was nuts!” You are what you eat. We’ve all heard that a time or two, haven’t we? In a way...
Is My Child’s Heel Pain Just Growing Pains?

Is My Child’s Heel Pain Just Growing Pains?

Though heel pain is more common in adults, children and adolescents may also complain of it from time to time. Often when a child complains of heel pain it is thought to be “growing pains”, a natural occurrence during growth spurts. Growing pains are a minor,...