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Podiatry

What's causing my bunion?

What's causing my bunion?

If you have a firm, painful bump at the base of your big toe, it is most likely a bunion. While small bunions, known as bunionettes, can also form at the base of your little toe, the overwhelming majority of bunions form on the big toe. Once a bunion has formed, there are no easy ways to undo it, with surgery being the only effective treatment to get rid of it. However, surgery is usually a last resort, and if caught early, there are methods to reduce the pain and severity of the bunion. In this blog, we will focus on how bunions form, and what you can do to prevent them.

Does your child need a podiatrist

One of the most important aspects of being a parent is making sure your child is healthy. Not only do children understand less about their health than their parents do, when they know something is wrong, they will often try to hide it to avoid a trip to the doctor. There are so many different aspects of a child’s health & safety to monitor that it can sometimes be overwhelming, and some things can slip under the radar. In this blog, we will outline some of the biggest signs to look out for that indicate your child may have a foot problem.

Winter Foot Care Tips

Winter Foot Care Tips

Over the past few weeks, we’ve seen the weather dramatically shift from a beautiful, calm summer to temperate, dramatic storms...In this blog, we’re going to lay out several tips to taking care of your feet throughout the winter.

Footcare During Pregnancy

There are few experiences, if any, that cause more change to our bodies than pregnancy. Becoming pregnant forces us to reevaluate more or less every aspect of our lives, from what we eat to what we wear. Fortunately, the internet is full of helpful information on how to deal with each and every one of these aspects. In this blog, we’re going to examine how you can take care of your feet during pregnancy.

The Difference Between Insoles and Orthotics

Insoles & orthotics are a popular solution for a number of foot-related issues, and can be very effective at reducing pain and addressing other physical or postural problems. While the two terms are often used interchangeably, they are different products that do different things, so it is important to make sure that you’re not using the wrong one.