Author: Clearwater Foot Doctors

  • Do You Have A Bunion? Visit Your Podiatrist

    Bunions are one of the most common disorders treated by podiatrists across the country. Wearing any type of shoe may be painful when you have a bunion, and the bigger your bunion gets, the more it hurts to walk. Bunion surgery, or bunionectomy, realigns the bone, ligaments, tendons and nerves so your big toe can […]

  • KEEPING FIT: Fitness walking can be a safer form of exercise than running

    Ever since the jogging phenomenon in the 1970s there has been high participation in all kinds of running events. Men and women of all ages typically run within their own ability range, and race within their own age category. Friendly fun runs and community fundraisers along scenic courses followed by picnics and awards distributions have […]

  • Practical tips to help parents spot children’s foot problems

    Just part of growing up vs. the sign of a problem—managing children’s health and wellness is complicated for parents, who often struggle to know which signs and symptoms are temporary and those that point to more serious concerns. As parents transition back to the regular routines of fall with school and sports, the American College […]

  • Pounding the pavement? Skip the flip-flops

    Flip-flops are fine for brief walk on the beach or around pool, but they may not be the best idea for longer sojourns. That’s because they can cause pain and injury when worn for extended periods of time, especially if the wearer is walking on concrete or pavement. Considering South Florida’s year-round tropical climate, it’s […]

  • Foot and Ankle Physicians introduces EPAT

    Foot and Ankle Physicians are bringing Shockwave Therapy to Clearwater. Who should use Shockwave Therapy? Generally speaking, any acute or chronic musculoskeletal pain and/or pain that significantly impairs mobility or quality of life. As Clearwater podiatrists, we use shockwave therapy to treat foot or ankle pain only. Benefits of EPAT® Non-Invasive No Anesthesia No Risk […]