A sprained ankle can feel a lot like a broken ankle. If you sprain your ankle, you may want to go to the podiatrist to be sure it was in fact a sprain, rather than a break to ensure you are receiving the proper treatment. A break can sometimes heal on its own, but it may also need surgery. See the podiatrist to be properly diagnosed and treated for your injury. [Read More]
3 FAQs About Plantar Fasciitis
The human foot might look simple enough, but it is actually quite complicated. The feet alone contain about one-quarter of all the bones in your body. Besides being complex, feet are also the main body part used for walking, standing, and running. With all the use the feet get, it's no wonder so many people experience problems with them. Plantar fasciitis is one such foot problem. This ailment of the foot affects two million people in the United States. [Read More]
What You Can Expect From Toenail Removal
If you have been struggling with ingrown toenails or other major toenail issues for a while, your doctor may have recommended that you have your entire toenail removed. You might be surprised to hear that and unsure of what to expect from the procedure and from the healing process. Get to know some of what you can expect from a toenail removal. Then, you can be better prepared on the day of your podiatrist appointment. [Read More]
When Should You See a Foot Specialist?
Podiatrists care for your feet specifically. If you have a foot problem, this is where you should go. They have the knowledge to help you with any foot issue you are experiencing. If you aren't sure when you should see a foot specialist, read on for a few times it may be best to seek help from the professionals. Ingrown Toenails Ingrown toenails are very painful, and you may need to see a foot specialist. [Read More]