If you have been wearing the same shoe size since your 20s, you might not realize that your feet may have increased in size. On average your shoe size can increase by 1 to 1.5 shoe sizes in your lifetime.
Diabetes can result in complications involving many parts of the body including your feet. It can cause poor circulation, decreased sensation, and delayed healing in the feet. These problems can be prevented by regular visits to your podiatrist.
La diabetes puede resultar en altos niveles de glucosa en la sangre el cual te puede llevar a unas variedades de complicaciones de salud. Puede dañar tu corazón, tus vasos sanguíneos, tus riñones, tu sistema nervioso, y tus pies permanentemente.
Fungal toenails are a common condition that affects millions of people worldwide. The condition is caused by a fungal infection that affects the toenails, making them appear yellow, thickened, and brittle.
Athlete's foot, or tinea pedis, is an infection of the skin along the feet that can be caused by a variety of different fungi. Although tinea pedis can affect any portion of the foot, the infection most often affects the space between the toes.
The right shoe will do wonders:
cushions the foot - the midsole is the main part of the shoe that provides cushioning. Surprisingly, shoes don't reduce the force that goes through the body all that much.
The MLS or “Multi-Wave Locked System” delivers two synchronized wavelengths of laser light. One emission acts on inflammation while the other has pain-relieving effects. This therapy has been cleared by the FDA and is used for lower extremity conditions.
Hay tres tendones peroneos: peroneo corto, peroneo largo y peroneo tercero. El ultimo rara vez se lesiona. Los otros dos tendones se lesionan con mayor frecuencia durante, una torcedura grave de tobillo.
A ganglion cyst is a noncancerous fluid-filled mass. It tends to form near tendons or joints of the foot or ankle. They can also occur in the wrists or hands. They are typically round or oval in shape and are filled with a jelly-like fluid.
Prior to joining Aloha Foot and Ankle as a medical assistant, I had no idea how essential podiatry was. After joining Aloha, I learned a lot from Dr. Chan and Dr. Nguyen about what it means to be a podiatrist and treat all patients with the utmost care.
Las plantillas ortopédicas son dispositivos que puede usarse en sus zapatos para ayudar a colocar sus pies en una mejor alineación anatómica. Esto le ayuda a funcionar de una manera que reduce el estrés y la tensión en sus pies.
A hammertoe can develop when the tendon on the underside of the toe (flexor tendon) tightens, resulting in contracture of the toe. A flexor tenotomy is a simple, low-risk procedure that can correct a hammertoe deformity.
Plantar fasciitis is a common orthopedic pathology that affects more than 3 million people in the US per year. Injury or repetitive stress to the plantar fascia can cause inflammation, resulting in pain and stiffness, commonly along its insertion site.