Category: Foot Health Tips

Foot Health Highlight: Pediatric Foot Injury and When to Be Concerned About Damage to Your Child’s Growth Plate

Whenever podiatrists hear of a child suffering from an injury, we automatically worry about possible damage to growth plates. It’s a legitimate concern that needs to be thoroughly evaluated upon presentation to the doctor. When dealing with lower extremity injuries the podiatrist will typically x-ray and clinically evaluate the injury to determine if the area in and …

Foot Health Highlight: HPV of the Foot and Treatment Options for Plantar Warts

If you’ve noticed new, small areas of growth on the sole of your child’s foot recently, there’s no need to panic. More than likely your child has been exposed to Human Papilloma Virus (HPV); a virus that can infect the skin leading to the development of plantar warts. Plantar warts are the most common infection …

What Is Diabetic Neuropathy?

In 2002, according to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease, approximately 65% of those living with diabetes also had some degree of correlated neuropathy. In many cases, it is the symptoms of neuropathy that lead to the diagnosis of diabetes, because these symptoms indicate to the patient that there may be …

Helpful Doctor Tips to Get Your Feet Ready for Winter

How to Take Care of Your Feet this Winter With each changing season brings a new set of guidelines for keeping feet happy and healthy. Just as skincare needs change from summer to winter, so to do needs for foot health. For diabetic patients, proper care of the feet during winter months can be even more …

Focus on Foot Health: What Really Causes Bunions?

What exactly causes a bunion? The common assumption is that bunions are caused primarily by genetics; but this is not always the case. Bunions can have a variety of causes that act alone or in combination with one another causing deformity of the first ray (1st metatarsal and bones of the 1st toe). Just because Mom or Pop may have a …

Dr. Dane Ulett: CNN Interview

Dr. Dane Ulett was recently interviewed by CNN to discuss Nail Fungus. Click here to watch the interview and to read more about the causes and treatment options of Nail Fungus.