Author: Clearwater Foot Doctors

  • Tips to Prevent Running Knee Injuries

    Runner’s Knee is a common injury among runners often caused by the following: overuse, misalignment of the bones, weak muscles, or a direct blow or trauma to the knee. Although you always risk injury when you run, many injuries, such as runner’s knee can be prevented. Here are some tips to prevent knee running injuries. […]

  • Toenail Disorders: 3 Good Reasons to Schedule a Podiatry Visit

    As any professional Clearwater podiatrist can attest, there are many different types of toenail disorders that can befall a person over the course of his or her lifetime. Fungal infections, which we’ve touched upon previously, are one of them. Here’s a look at three more that warrant a visit to the podiatrist: Periungual Warts Periungual […]

  • 5 Tips for Preventing Foot and Ankle Injuries/Fractures

    Foot and ankle injuries, particularly stress fractures, are an unfortunately all-too-common side effect in many runners, athletes, and sports enthusiasts alike. Soccer and tennis players, as well as track and field participants are among the many people who need to adhere to strict training routines in order to avoid any lengthy and nagging problems from […]

  • Laser Treatment for Toenail Fungus Can Banish Beach Time Embarrassment

    Switching from winter snow boots to open toe shoes and sandals in the late spring is a happy occasion for many Americans. However, there are those that dread the seasonal change of footwear because of toenail fungus related embarrassment. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, it is one of the most common nail disorders […]

  • Causes and Treatment of Heel Pain

    Nothing is more frustrating that beginning an activity only to find yourself afflicted with heel pain. Heel pain can have many causes. A visit to your local Clearwater podiatrist is a sure way to discover the cause of your heel pain and begin a successful treatment plan. The podiatrist will need to know exactly where […]