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!
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 […]
Bunions are bony bumps that develop on the joint of the big toe. Because they progress slowly over time, bunions may only cause occasional or mild discomfort initially. As they progress, they can begin to affect your daily routine, making it challenging to do normal tasks. The pain is usually made worse by pressure from […]
Source: PodiatryToday “I love the academic challenge that shin splints pose to figure out what is wrong and what muscle or tendon is contributing to the issue at hand. I break down shin splints into medial, lateral, anterior and posterior shin splints.” – Richard Blake DPM Medial shin splints involve the posterior tibial tendon, flexor hallucis […]
Your feet are complex anatomical structures that are critical to your overall health and well-being. They stabilize you as you walk and stand, absorb shock when you jump and land, and propel you into motion when you push off for a jog. As such, if an injury occurs or treatment is needed, your feet require […]