Foot Care

Diabetes & The Foot

Diabetes & The Foot People with Diabetes are at high risk from various health problems such as: Heart Disease Strokes Eye Disease – Possible Blindness Nerve Damage – Neuropathy Amputation of foot or leg Kidney Problems Gum Disease Loss of teeth Another health problem associated with diabetes involves the feet, as Diabetes is one of …

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Can Heel Pain Be Cured?

Can Heel Pain Be Cured? Most heel pain goes away in a short period of time, either on its own or after treatment. Without treatment the pain will usually spread around the heel. Treatments that are used to reduce heel pain seem to bring only marginal gains over no treatment and control therapies such as …

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7 Diabetes Foot Care Tips

7 Diabetes Foot Care Tips If you have diabetes information about how to manage your condition is vital to your well being. If you don’t look after your feet you run the risk of developing sores or infections that could, in the worst case scenario, lead to amputations. As happened to my father-in-law. Reduce your …

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Stand Up For Your Feet

Stand Up For Your Feet Most people walk nearly 115,000 miles in their lifetimes-the equivalent of walking around the world five times. One person who knows the toll life can take on someone’s feet is Katy Rowland. “Foot care should be a number-one priority, especially for the more than 20 million Americans with diabetes,” she …

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Pain, Passion And Secrets–Shoe Confessions Come Out In The Open

Pain, Passion And Secrets–Shoe Confessions Come Out In The Open Whether they’re wearing stilettos or slides, American women have an intense, love-hate relationship with their shoes, according to a revealing new survey by a major foot care company. Women love the pleasure they get from their favorite shoes: Nearly 90 percent say that when their …

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Curing Athletes Foot

Curing Athletes Foot Anyone affected with Athlete’s Foot can have two doctor best friends and this is your dermatologist and the podiatrist. A dermatologist is a skin specialist so if there is anything wrong with our skin we rush to them. Usually dermatologists are just associated with face skin problems like acne problems but dermatologists …

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What is a Podiatrist?

What is a Podiatrist? When you are having trouble with your feet or any part associated with the foot, you may find it to be necessary to see a Podiatrist to help assist you. A Podiatrist is a specialist that deals in foot care and has extensive training in this area. They are able to …

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