Tag: Clearwater podiatrists

  • 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 […]

  • Study Finds Diabetic Shoes & Inserts Reduce Amputations

    A new study from Sweden finds that proper interventions such as diabetic shoes, inserts, podiatry, and regular checkups can reduce the number of amputations by more than 50% in patients with diabetes. These are the findings, and some steps people with diabetes can take to protect their feet. According to an article from News-Medical.net, researchers […]

  • Causes & Treatment of Hammertoes

    There are many foot problems that people are afflicted with but one very painful condition is hammertoes. A hammertoe occurs when the middle of the toe points upward strangely. Hammertoes usually in the second toe will develop a callus on the top of the first joint of the toe which is painful. Causes of Hammertoes […]

  • Best Reason to Choose Custom Foot Orthotics

    Have you been contemplating the purchase of over-the-counter shoe inserts? If so, stop a moment and compare your feet with that of a loved one. There is a 99.9% likelihood that beyond having 10 digits, your feet will vary greatly from one another. That is not only perfectly normal; it’s the chief reason why you […]

  • 5 Ways Podiatrists Treat Heel Pain

    Heel pain may be brought on by a multitude of conditions. Heel spurs are one of them. They often result from an extended bout of plantar fasciitis. The spurs are actually calcium deposits that form at or near the inflamed fascia. Although quite painful, our Clearwater podiatrists are able to treat them in the following […]