Are your feet giving you problems? It might never have occurred to you that you should see a podiatrist. But a podiatrist is the only kind of doctor that specializes in just the feet.
A bony bump sticking out from the back of the heel can be debilitating. Runners can’t run, dancers are forced to sit backstage, and just about anyone has a hard time keeping a shoe on without pain. That noticeable bump on the back of your heel is what we call Haglund’s deformity. Haglund’s deformity is […]
Have you ever gone to a shoe store where the salesperson asks to examine your current shoes? If so, you’ve hit upon someone who truly cares about selling you just the right shoe. This caring salesperson is probably looking for unusual wear patterns in your current shoes. What wear patterns say Wear patterns can tell […]
Those narrow columns of light that we call laser beams are used in some fascinating ways in so many industries, including medicine. Podiatrists use laser therapy to treat a number of foot ailments – most notably, eradicating toenail fungus. Our newest weapon Toenail fungus has plagued people for eons, causing nails to become thick, discolored, […]
The podiatrists at Montgomery Foot Care Specialists in Montgomery, Alabama have some succinct words of advice specifically for men: Respect your body and your health. Why are we singling out men’s bodies? Well, because we’re observing National Men’s Health Week, which happens every year during the week leading up to Father’s Day (this year it’s […]
What’s a neuroma of the foot? Neuroma is one of those terms that sounds like it could be something really bad – maybe because a lot of similar-sounding words do indicate a serious medical condition, like “sarcoma,” “melanoma,” and “carcinoma,” which are all associated with cancerous growths. Neuromas are growths, but not cancerous ones. They […]
Make a resolution to take better care of your feet this New Year. Address problems before they become harder to fix! Start by familiarizing yourself with these 5 general categories of foot issues. If you notice anything amiss, don’t wait; call Montgomery Foot Care Specialists in Montgomery, AL at (334) 396-3668 and seek the expert […]
If you can’t feel your feet or toes, it should make you stand up and take notice. Occasional tingling and numbness in your toes is fairly common and not a big deal. It could happen after you’ve been sitting too long with your legs crossed. When you finally stand up, the blood swooping down into […]