Author: Clearwater Foot Doctors

  • What’s Causing Your Ankle Pain? Is It a Sprain, a Fracture– or Something Else?

    At its mildest, ankle pain is uncomfortable. In its most severe cases, ankle pain can be debilitating, rendering the sufferer unable to walk. Most often, ankle pain is described as a dull, persistent ache that occurs when the ankles bear weight or when they are in motion. Ankle pain can occur in anyone, regardless of […]

  • Ankle Sprain Study Released: Warning Issued to Women Who Love High-Heels

    In May 2015, The Journal of Foot & Ankle Surgery® published a study that confirmed what podiatrists have known for decades. High-heel shoes may potentially cause wearers to experience ankle sprains as well as a cavalcade of other injuries. The study looked at foot and ankle injuries over a span of 10 years, starting with […]

  • Morton’s Neuroma is Capable of Sidelining Tennis Pros and Amateurs Alike

    Many international tennis fans were saddened to learn about Milos Raonic. In the week before Memorial Day 2015, the 24-year-old, Canadian tennis player found himself in an unfortunate situation. The source of his consternation was an ongoing foot injury. For those that may have missed the sports headlines, he had Morton’s neuroma. The tennis pro […]

  • Bunion Treatment Options

    Bunions are deformities of the MTP (metatarsophalangeal) joint, which lies at the base of your big toe. This condition can severely affect your foot from functioning properly, as well as cause discomfort and damage your other toes. If you have a bunion, you need to get a professional diagnosis and receive treatment from a Clearwater […]

  • You can Fix your Corns & Calluses on your Feet

    Corn and calluses are thick layers of dead skin that normally develop on your feet and toes. They are caused by excessive friction or pressure often from ill-fitting, tight shoes. Another cause is due to frequent, repetitive motions such as running that cause friction between the bones, skin and shoes. There are different ways to […]