Tag: Clearwater foot doctor

  • Dealing with Foot Fractures

    According to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, foot fractures are small cracks in the bone. The cause is usually overuse in high impact sports such as tennis, track and field, gymnastics, dance, and basketball. Muscles can become overtired and rendered less capable of cushioning shocks, transferring the stress to the bones. Hence, a stress […]

  • Broken Ankles Can Be Successfully Treated By Podiatrists

    Broken ankles are one of the most common, worrisome injuries that can occur among active individuals. Broken ankle injuries typically occur when an individual falls, trips or ends up in some form of accident (i.e. bike crash). Most of the damage is generally caused by the initial impact or moving the ankle in an awkward […]

  • Foot Corns & Calluses Can Cramp Your Lifestyle

    There is a rumor that calluses actually got the name from the famous ancient Roman scientist and medical writer Aulus Cornelius Celsus. Whether this is true or not, it is a fact that during your lifetime you will have walked enough to travel around the Earth at least three times. It is also true that […]

  • 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 […]

  • Understanding Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome

    Do you have numbness, tingling, shooting pains or a burning sensation in your foot? If that’s the situation, you may have developed tarsal tunnel syndrome. As you may have guessed, it is a health problem that is connected to the tarsal tunnel. Here’s an overview of the condition and how it is treated: For those […]