Orthotics can relieve pain sans foot surgery for Lansdale runners, that’s what the New York Daily News’s Running Doc asserts in his weekly column. The article answers the concerns of a 57-year-old overpronating runner with runner’s knee who was advised not to use orthotics by her coach:
The American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) advises senior citizens to choose the right balance-boosting footwear to protect themselves from the risk of injuries. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, falls are among the leading causes of major injuries for elders. To guide the public, the association released a list of tips for … Continue reading APMA Advises Seniors to Ask a Lansdale Podiatrist in Choosing Footwear
Given the extent to which people use their feet, it is no surprise that these are some of the most battered parts of the body—and ones that should always be taken care of.
Having both of his legs amputated when he was only 32 years old was tough for Birmingham local Mike Wisham, but he didn’t lose hope. He tried to make do with a pair of prosthetics, but they did an inadequate job of imitating real limbs. So instead he moved on to the newest technology available, … Continue reading Prosthetics with Microchips Help Alabama Man
Tarsal tunnel syndrome (TTS) is a painful condition of the foot caused by the irritation of the posterior tibial nerve or one of its branches. It is very similar to carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS), and many who suffer from TTS also suffer from CTS. Podiatry Today explains TTS’ symptoms: