With the exception of injury, you can try home treatment when the reason for foot swelling seems clear. These include walking around to get your circulation going, resting with your legs propped up higher than your heart, and limiting your intake of salt (which encourages water retention).
Will you need foot surgery sometime in your life? Well, if you’re among the 75% of Americans who will eventually suffer some kind of foot pain, it’s something you might have to consider.
It’s February, a full month into the New Year. If you resolved to start an exercise program, how’s it going for you? If you’ve lost your zeal, you’re not alone.
Running has amazing physical and mental benefits. A daily run gives you the weight-bearing exercise that doctors so often recommend. It builds muscle and makes your heart and lungs stronger.
Many of our patients here at Montgomery Foot Care Specialists have diabetes. It’s a disease that affects a person’s life and health in many, many ways.
The new movie The Favourite depicts the life and loves of Queen Anne of England. It’s created some buzz. It seems viewers are either a). taken in by all the court intrigue and lust for power, or b). disappointed by all the emphasis on the court intrigue and lust for power. Where are the explanations, […]
Happy New Year to our friends, families, patients, and future patients! At Montgomery Foot Care Specialists, we want you to be aware of some very specific situations that warrant a visit to the podiatrist.
When was the last time you made a New Year’s resolution about your feet? Never? Well, our expert podiatrists would be ecstatic if “foot care” resolutions became as common as taking out gym memberships and stocking up on fresh vegetables!
Millions of Americans are diagnosed each year with atherosclerosis. It means that the arteries have become narrowed due to the build-up of plaque. Plaque is made up of cholesterol, fats, and other substances normally found in the blood. Plaque hardens over time. In fact, another name for atherosclerosis is “hardening of the arteries.” You may […]
Have you ever noticed that from the moment a baby is born, there’s somebody who’s a tiny bit obsessed with their feet? It seems someone’s always asking – Has she got 10 toes? Do his feet need covering (grab the booties)? These feet are so wide and chubby – is that normal? Does he need […]