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  • 4 Tips on How to Avoid Achilles Tendinitis for Runners

    For runners who compete in long distance marathons, achilles tendinitis can affect your performance. It happens when the achilles (the large tendon that connects your two calf muscles to the back of your heel bone) gets inflamed due to too much stress, or sustained weight. Then, over time scar tissue covers the tendon making it […]

  • How Shoes Can Damage Children’s Feet – Pediatric Foot Care 101

    Tiny children’s shoes are adorable, but the same cannot be said for the huge podiatric problems that are caused by some of them. At a time when the foot is still developing and easily affected, picking the right footwear is crucial. So, what makes a good shoe for children’s feet? The answer lies deeper than […]

  • Good Podiatric Care for Elderly Patients

    If you think about how many miles we put on our feet in a lifetime it is no wonder foot problems so often emerge as we age. It is helpful for everyone to have basic knowledge of podiatric care for elderly people. Caregivers of older adults need to be mindful of good foot care and […]

  • Less Than 10% of US Hispanics With Diabetes Have Seen A Podiatrist

    Nearly 90% of US Hispanics with diabetes or at risk for the condition have not seen a podiatrist, according to a study by the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) about diabetic foot care. The findings are disturbing given that Hispanics are at higher risk for diabetes, and would be expected to benefit from the important […]

  • Aging Population Needs Podiatry Services

    The Clearwater podiatry industry is growing as an aging population and related factors fuel an increased need for foot care services. These are some future trends in podiatry along with resources that can help seniors take better care of their feet. A recent article in InsuranceNewsNet.com describes continued growth in the podiatry industry due to […]