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Wachtel Family Foot Care Uses Advanced Laser Technology for Foot Pain

Lansdale, Pennsylvania (February 9, 2016) – Wachtel Family Foot Care employs advanced laser technology not found anywhere else in the Lansdale area to treat various foot pain conditions. The Diowave brand Class IV-High Power Laser Therapy (HPLT) device is provided by Technological Advancements, LLC, the developers of the first FDA cleared therapeutic laser. These devices … Continue reading Wachtel Family Foot Care Uses Advanced Laser Technology for Foot Pain

Why an Orthotic?! Lonnie Kaplan DPM

There are many different conditions that orthotics can be used for. Orthotics are important for certain foot types. People who have collapsing arches (pronation/flat feet) with ambulation can use an orthotic to help support the arch. Patients with collapsing arches tend to develop bunions, hammertoes and plantar fasciitis which can all be slowed down or … Continue reading Why an Orthotic?! Lonnie Kaplan DPM

Foot Pain relievable for the Elderly with Extra-depth Footwear

According to a new study, adults over the age of 65 who were fitted for new extra-depth shoes experienced reduced pain and improved function. While extra-depth footwear is often marketed for people with diabetic foot conditions, lead author Hylton B. Menz stated that the structure and function of the foot changes greatly with age regardless … Continue reading Foot Pain relievable for the Elderly with Extra-depth Footwear

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

Blisters on the Feet

If you have ever worn a pair of shoes that were two tight or just rubbed you in the wrong place, then chances are that you have experienced the pain of having a blister formed. To better understand how blisters form, what treatment we should apply for blisters, and how we can avoid having them … Continue reading Blisters on the Feet

Filming for Prey Halted after Actor Hurts his Lower Extremity

Doctor Who star John Simms hurt his leg on the set of his new TV show PREY, spurring producers to shut down production until he recovers from his injury. Simm was filming a strenuous scene that involved him climbing out of the banks of a river when the problem occurred. “We were on about the … Continue reading Filming for Prey Halted after Actor Hurts his Lower Extremity

Herb Able to Treat Rheumatoid Arthritis

A study has found a Chinese herb known as thunder god vine is more efficient at treating rheumatoid arthritis as opposed to a widely prescribed drug known as methotrexate. The study, published in the journal Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, consisted of 207 patients who were prescribed the herb, methotrexate or both. The patients who … Continue reading Herb Able to Treat Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid Arthritis in the Feet

Although rheumatoid arthritis actually attacks multiple bones and joints throughout the entire body, ninety percent of people who actually develop this condition usually do so in the foot or ankle area. Those who develop this kind of arthritis in the feet usually develop symptoms around the toes and forefeet first, before anywhere else. Rheumatoid arthritis … Continue reading Rheumatoid Arthritis in the Feet