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Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment of Poor Blood Circulation in the Feet

Poor blood circulation in the feet and legs is often caused by peripheral artery disease (PAD), which is usually the result of a build up of plaque in the arteries. Plaque build up, or atherosclerosis, can be the result of excess calcium and cholesterol in the bloodstream, which restricts how much blood can flow through … Continue reading Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment of Poor Blood Circulation in the Feet

Ingrown Toe Nail- Ouch!

Ingrown toenails are a very common podiatric problem. No one knows exactly what causes them, but they tend to be very painful when experienced. The border of the nail curves down and grows into the skin causing pain and sometimes infection.  The nail grows from a matrix located under the skin just behind the nail … Continue reading Ingrown Toe Nail- Ouch!

Overuse Injuries likely in Children who play Sports

Boys and girls who participate in sports are often at risk for developing injuries due to overuse. Overuse injuries specifically occur most commonly due to sudden changes in intensity or in training routines. In particular, teenagers who play soccer professionally are often put through only a few evening training sessions a week in addition to … Continue reading Overuse Injuries likely in Children who play Sports

Sever’s Disease

Sever’s disease, also known as calcaneal apophysitis, is a medical condition that causes heel pain in one or both feet of children during the period when their feet are growing. Sever’s disease occurs most commonly in boys and girls between the ages of 8 and 14 years of age. Sever’s disease occurs when the part … Continue reading Sever’s Disease

Kim Kardashian unhappy with Swollen Pregnancy Feet

With her second child on the way, Kim Kardashian is reportedly unhappy that another pregnancy is causing her feet to swell. A source has shared that the Kardashian’s feet had swollen so much; they could no longer fit into her favorite high heeled stilettos. “Kim can’t fit into any of her favorite shoes,” the source … Continue reading Kim Kardashian unhappy with Swollen Pregnancy Feet

Be Wary of Flip-Flop related Injuries

Summertime is reputably the season in which podiatrists have an influx of patients in their offices with flip-flop related injuries. Flip-flops often cause accidents and injuries due to their lack of stability and arch support, which can cause wearers to trip and fall. Fractured toes, broken toenails, tendonitis, and cracked heels are just a few … Continue reading Be Wary of Flip-Flop related Injuries

Flip-flops and Feet

Flip-flops are often a popular choice of footwear for their ability to allow your feet to take in open air. As well as, for the freedom of movement they allow your toes. They are easy to slip on and can be worn with virtually any style of clothing. Flip-flops, however, despite their many benefits, can … Continue reading Flip-flops and Feet

Stress Fracture keeps Jarell Martin out of Summer League

Jarell Martin, a first-round draft pick for the Memphis Grizzlies, has reportedly sustained a stress fracture in his foot that will keep him from participating in any summer league games. Martin stated, “We’ll see when we get back how things are going, but overall I’m getting better. It is very tough, but we’ve got to … Continue reading Stress Fracture keeps Jarell Martin out of Summer League