Tag: Clearwater podiatrists

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Athletes with Foot Problems Make News Again in May 2015

    In late May 2015, several athletes with foot problems made the national news. Perhaps you’ve heard about the one involving basketball star, Kyle Korver? During an Eastern Conference final against the Cleveland Cavaliers, he unfortunately sprained his right ankle. The 34-year-old pro is expected to spend some time off of the courts recovering. Of course […]

  • Back to School Means Shoes

    Now that the days are getting cooler and the school bells have clanged their welcome, parents and their children will be performing the age-old ritual known as “Shopping for School Clothes”. The center of the event is the process of shoe selection. Children; feet allowed to run with abandon all summer, will soon be snared […]