Our diabetic patients here at Montgomery Foot Care Specialists know that daily foot exams are an essential part of their self-care. Foot complications are very common for anyone with diabetes – even for those who do a good job of controlling their blood sugar.
Because November is Diabetes Awareness Month, Montgomery County podiatrists Dr. Chanda L. Day-Houts and Dr. Heidi M. Christie want to take this opportunity to encourage our diabetic patients.
We read so much about the effects of diabetes on the human body- as we should! High blood sugar and a failing pancreas affect just about every bodily system.
Diabetes is a serious disease characterized by the body’s inability to produce insulin or to use insulin properly. Without enough insulin, blood sugar levels rise to dangerous levels, wreaking havoc throughout the body…
If the idea of bunion surgery frightens you, Montgomery County podiatrists Heidi M. Christie, DPM and Chanda L. Day-Houts, DPM are here to reassure you that surgery is a safe, effective alternative to living with the pain of bunions.
: Ingrown toenails are a common complaint among the Montgomery County patients we see here at Montgomery Foot Care Specialists. An ingrown toenail curves downward into the sides of the nail bed.
Arthritis pain of the foot and ankle can be reduced by staying active.
You can pick up a cold or the flu just by touching the counter at the coffee shop. But colds and flu aren’t the only illnesses to look out for. There’s also hand-foot-and-mouth disease.
All of us at Montgomery Foot Care Specialists in Montgomery County, Alabama invite you to celebrate Family Health and Fitness Day on Sunday, September 29, 2019.
During September, Falls Prevention Awareness Month, we want seniors and their loved ones to be aware of the risks and take steps to minimize them.