Podiatrists Heidi M. Christie, DPM, and Chanda L. Day-Houts, DPM focus on feet, but we’re interested in our patients’ overall health, too. Here are some ideas for making resolutions that can help you live better in 2020
Category: Foot Care
Don’t Let the Wrong Footwear Spoil Your Fun
We’re firm believers that any celebration can be ruined if your feet are killing you. Here are some tips from our expert podiatrists.
What Plantar Fasciitis Sufferers Need to Know about Slippers
Plantar fasciitis can be tough to conquer. We advise our patients here at Montgomery Foot Care Specialists to treat heel pain with a multi-faceted approach. That includes wearing supportive footwear indoors and out.
6 Effective Ways to Reduce Your Risk of Falling
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.
Dos and Don’ts of Shoe Shopping
The expert podiatrists at Montgomery Foot Care Specialists, Dr. Heidi M. Christie and Dr. Chanda L. Day-Houts, have some pretty specific guidelines for buying shoes and getting a good fit.
Protect Your Feet from Lawn and Garden Hazards
Homeowners everywhere are venturing outside to tend to all things lawn and garden. Getting those flowers to grow and keeping the lawn tamed to a reasonable height requires certain kinds of footwear.
Learn the Facts about Smoking, Vaping, and Your Feet
“World No-Tobacco Day” comes around every year on May 31. You may wonder why our expert podiatrists are interested in such an observance.
Why Do Your Feet Itch?
How’re you sleeping lately? If you’re like most people, turning off the stimulus of the day isn’t always an easy process.
5 Ways Your Smartphone Can Help You Manage Diabetes
With the introduction of the iPhone around 2007, the word “app” became synonymous with something that could make our life easier. So it is with apps that help people with medical conditions like diabetes.
What Should You Do about Swollen Feet?
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).