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APMA Advises Seniors to Ask a Lansdale Podiatrist in Choosing Footwear

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

Bunions Not Always Best Treated Through Surgery

Well known surgeon and TV personality Dr. Mehmet Oz warns viewers that opting for bunion surgery may not be the best method in treating the condition. “Today we are talking about a painful and often crippling condition that could affect more than half of you at some point in your life,” says Dr. Oz. “Many … Continue reading Bunions Not Always Best Treated Through Surgery

When Foot Surgery is necessary

Foot surgery may be necessary for a variety of reasons, but it is normally reserved for cases in which less invasive procedures have failed to help with the problem. Cases in which surgery may be deemed necessary include, but are not limited to, surgically removing deformities of the foot (such as bone spurs and bunions), … Continue reading When Foot Surgery is necessary

Jake Locker Will Have Foot Surgery for Lisfranc Injury

NFL player Jake Locker has a Lisfranc injury, and will need to miss the rest of the season to have it surgically corrected. However, he still has plans to host the Titans and T-Bone fundraiser, and event that he has planned in the support of the philanthropic association he recently founded, the Pass it On … Continue reading Jake Locker Will Have Foot Surgery for Lisfranc Injury

Biomechanics in Podiatry

Podiatric biomechanics is a particular sector of specialty podiatry with licensed practitioners who are trained to diagnose and treat conditions affecting the foot, ankle and lower leg. Biomechanics deals with the forces that act against the body causing an interference with the biological structure and focuses on the movement of the ankle, the foot and … Continue reading Biomechanics in Podiatry

Blisters on the Feet

Blisters are a common ailment of people who wear shoes that are either too tight or rubbed up against their feet in the wrong way while wearing them. In order to better understand how they are formed and what treatment should be used for them, you have to start with the basics of what a … Continue reading Blisters on the Feet

Blisters Form in Firefighters’ Feet from Fundraising Walk

Three firefighters from White Bear Lake sustained blisters on their feet after completing a 150 mile walk throughout the state of Minessota. While the men brought several pairs of shoes, they sustained pain in their joints in addition to having blisters. “We really underestimated how long it would take us,” said Ron Hawkins, one of … Continue reading Blisters Form in Firefighters’ Feet from Fundraising Walk