When the weather’s warm, our feet often feel sweaty and unpleasant. To keep your feet in tip-top shape this season, try the old-fashioned method of a refreshing soak.
Expecting a baby this summer or fall? You’ve probably already discovered how difficult it can be to carry a child in the heat. If you’re having twins, it can be twice the trouble!
Every summer and fall, millions of Americans volunteer to raise funds for worthy charities by taking part in a walking event. If you’ve signed up to participate this season, here are expert tips that can prevent foot fatigue and pain before, during and after the big day (or days).
Walking barefoot on the beach is good for your soul, but did you know that it’s also good for your soles? Let’s explore the pleasures of walking on sand, which feels so good that it’s almost like walking on clouds.
Most people have twisted an ankle at some point in their life. But if your ankle gets swollen and painful after you twist it, you may have sprained it. As the warm weather motivates you to spend more time outdoors, your chances of developing foot or ankle pain may increase. Here’s what you need to know … Continue reading Sprained ankle? Your foot doctor explains what to do next
Summertime means wearing strappy sandals, enjoying barefoot walks on the beach and dipping our toes in pools, oceans, and lakes. But for people with diabetes, these pleasurable acts can cause serious harm.
When warm weather finally arrives, we all want to slip into a pair of stylish new kicks. But spring and summer shoes often mean serious foot pain from blisters, which are all the more likely in this strappy, sock-free season.
As a leading podiatrist and foot pain expert in the Lansdale area, Dr. Jeffrey Wachtel hears this question from patients all the time. The answer depends on the kind of pain experienced and how long it lasts. Many of us experience a moment or two of achiness when we get up in the morning. But … Continue reading Why do my feet hurt when I get out of bed?
With the warmer months now beginning, many runners who have been in hibernation will be getting back on the road or trails. Running is great exercise, but it is also hard on the feet, as well as other parts of your body. To avoid injury and ensure that you get the most out of your … Continue reading Running Tips for the Warmer Months
Perhaps one of the easiest injuries that most of us commonly suffer is a stubbed toe. You may be walking in socks or bare feet, moving quickly or even slowly, and, all of a sudden, your toe hits a chair or table, or something else in your house. Or perhaps, you are carrying something or … Continue reading Is Your Toe Broken?