Age and Your Feet

You may have heard the saying “Aging isn’t for the weak”.  Age can bring about wisdom and life experiences and wonderful memories; however, it can also come with all sorts of surprises when it comes to our health.  Some seriously irritating surprises!  But heel pain doesn’t have to be one of them.  As you age, […]

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 […]

Experts in Heel Pain: Definition of ‘Expert’

expert:  ex·​pert | \ ˈek-ˌspərt  , ik-ˈspərt  \ n: a person who has extensive skill or knowledge in a particular field. adj: skillful or knowledgeable; of, involving, or done by an expert: an expert job. Synonyms: Noun: ace, adept, artist, authority, guru, maestro, proficient, scholar, shark, sharp, whiz, wizard Adjective: adroit, artful, bravura, deft, delicate, dexterous, masterful, practiced, skillful, virtuoso, workmanlike Antonyms: Noun: amateur, inexpert, nonexpert Adjective: amateur, amateurish, artless, unprofessional, unskillful […]

Sever’s Disease (Calcaneal Apophysitis) in Children

Is Your Child Frequently Mentioning Heel Pain? Calcaneal Apophysitis (Sever’s Disease) Calcaneal Apophysitis, or Sever’s Disease, is a painful inflammation of the heel’s growth plate (physis).  This condition typically affects children between the ages of 8 and 14 years old.  Calcaneal Apophysitis occurs more commonly in boys than girls.  Heel bones, the calcaneus, will not […]

Cowboy boots and foot health

Cowboy boots

  YEEHAW!!!! Whether you’re suiting up at the break of dawn to go and herd the cattle, going horseback riding, grabbing your partner to do some line dancing, or you simply want something to go with your best pair of jeans, the cowboy boot has survived the test of time and remains a go-to shoe […]