Improve Your Foot Orthotic Therapy Success

English: Rod Stewart in concert in Belfast, Ireland (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Patience, trust and understanding are the key ingredients for achieving the maximum success with orthotics. As orthotic treatment is not an exact science, no one fabricator or product is 100% successful. Choosing a fabricator with a vast amount of education, experience and knowledge provides […]

Neuroma – Getting a wider pair of shoes may not help your Morton’s Neuroma

Recovery & scars from Morton’s Neuroma Surgery (Photo credit: chrisfreeland2002) Neuromas of the feet can be pain free or so painful they cause you to stop what you’re doing and even have to get off your foot, remove your shoe and rub it to try and find relief. They are frequently found in women, although […]

Five Tips for Ideal Fit

English: Red High Heel Pumps (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Some studies indicate that up to 80% of the population is wearing shoes that are too small.  Wearing shoes that are too small can lead to a plethora of foot pathologies including bunions, hammertoes, Morton’s neuroma, metatarsalgia, etc.  Bottom line, PAIN. How could so many people wear […]

Buying Shoes Online or At Discount Stores May Be Costing You More Than You Think

Ms. Jones came to my podiatry office complaining of a painful corn between her toes.  She explained that she saw a stylish pair of shoes for a great deal and she just had to get them even though she knew they didn’t fit quite right (they were a half size or so different from what […]

Prevent Foot Problems Before It’s Too Late

Feet (Photo credit: Ruthieki) Almost eight out of ten adults have experienced some sort of foot condition in their lifetime. Common foot problems such as general foot pain, ingrown toenails, athlete’s foot and bunions are often neglected. In fact, nearly three out of ten people do nothing about their foot conditions.  You should strive to […]