Foot care is essential for diabetes patients because diabetes is proven to have its effects on foot nerves because of a significant reduction in blood flow. Diabetic patients have a higher chance of foot infection caused by an injury that can become life-threatening...read more
Proper foot care is imperative for people with diabetes because even a minor injury such as a small cut can lead to severe implications. Poor circulation and nerve damage caused by diabetes can put you at risk of leg/foot amputation and irreversible foot damage;...read more
Podiatrists are healthcare professionals that specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of abnormal conditions of the lower limbs and feet. More specifically, they are trained to be doctors of podiatric medicine and can perform surgery, prescribe drugs, and order lab...read more
Bunions are a common and frustrating condition. About 23% of people age 18 to 65 will develop them over the course of their lifetime and more than one-third of people over age 65 have them. Here’s a guide to bunions, also known as hallux valgus, from how they develop...read more
Did you know your feet can show early warning signs of diabetes? This is one of the reasons a podiatrist plays an important role in diabetic foot care. A podiatrist may notice the hallmarks of diabetes before you even know you have it.As you manage your...read more
Wondering if it’s time to see a podiatrist? You’re not alone - 77% of U.S. adults have experienced foot pain or problems in their lifetime. Yet only about one-third of them seek care from a podiatrist. At Podiatry Associates, we encourage you to address...read more
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