As you get older, you have a higher risk of arthritis. The joint damage from this condition can cause swelling, pain, and physical changes in your feet and ankles. Learn more about this condition, possible treatment options, and when to visit a doctor with Balance podiatric surgeon Dr. Jon Sharpe!
Summer is just around the corner, and that might mean you’re getting ready for your next vacation to the beach or another bucket-list destination. Many vacationers neglect to properly take care of their feet. Don’t let pain and discomfort get in the way of enjoying your sunny vacation. Here is a list of tips for […]
Although running is a great way to stay active, many runners will deal with an injury at some point. The repetitive impact of this type of exercise can take a toll on your body, which can result in various injuries. Let us restore your balance. Thankfully, Balance Foot & Ankle’s Dr. Hunstman is here to […]
It’s no secret that our ankles play an essential role in every step we take, our ability to stay upright, and in performing almost every other physical function on a daily basis. Unfortunately, many people have weak ankles, which can often lead to injuries and chronic pain. Age, weight, footwear, overuse, trauma, and other conditions […]
We know that life is busy for our patients, and this can mean that even when injuries happen, you cannot always make time to see us immediately. But what can be done if you suspect you’ve injured your foot or ankle between the time it occurs and coming in for an appointment? And how can […]
One of the most common calls we receive at Balance Foot & Ankle has to do with an issue that can be minimized by slightly modifying the way you maintain your feet. That issue is the development of ingrown toenails. Today we’ll discuss self-care for ingrown toenails, how to spot them and when it’s time […]
The tell-tale signs of autumn are all around us. School bells ring once again, football games are kicking off, and just about everything comes in pumpkin spice! As the air turns crisp, and the leaves transform into a prism of color – our wardrobes begin to change in tandem. As that favorite cozy sweater takes […]
If you’re waking up with a stabbing pain in the heel of your foot with your first steps, you could be among the more than 2 million Americans with plantar fasciitis. There are many times in which discomfort from plantar fasciitis occurs, especially during long periods of walking, standing or running. Sometimes, even wearing the […]