Do our Podiatrists Recommend Walking Barefoot?

As more people are staying home right now, it begs the question: Is it a good idea to walk barefoot in your home?  Walking barefoot might be something you only do at home. But for many, walking and exercising barefoot is a practice they do daily.  Do our podiatrists recommend walking barefoot?  The answer can […]

Still Renting Your Bowling Shoes?

Bowling is now considered the nation’s number one participatory sport.  A recent Experian Simmons National Consumer Survey found that over 70 million people bowled at least once last year, with almost 2 million of those actively participated in leagues. I’m going to go out on a limb and say that the majority of the 68 […]

What’s that rash on your foot?

Do your feet itch?  Are your nails turning a yellow color?  Or is there a rash crawling slowly up your foot?   If one of these conditions is you, you need to get evaluated by a podiatrist fast, before it spreads and gets worse! Your feet happen to be one of the most common areas to […]

Warts and fungus: Two great reasons to think twice before going barefoot

It’s almost summertime in Kansas City; that means summer vacations, days spent at area water parks or neighborhood pools, working out at the gym or just enjoying the weather outdoors.  This is also the warm, moist environment that viruses and fungus flourish in. Unfortunately, going barefoot in gym showers, locker rooms, hotel rooms, airport security […]