Put your best foot forward 

From the Maitland Mercury  news article: …Podiatrists are trained to prevent, diagnose, treat and rehabilitate medical and surgical conditions of the feet and lower limbs. Are your feet a sore point? Then October’s Foot Health Month is the perfect time to take a step towards caring for your feet. The Australasian Podiatry Council, Australia’s peak body for podiatry, hosts Foot Health Month annually. The council’s Brenda Tonkin said feet […]

Dangers of ingrown toenails 

From the South Shore Breaker  news article: …However, one of the most common, and least discussed, risks to your foot health is onychocryptosis, or as the most of us know it, the ingrown toenail. In fact, the Institute for Preventive Foot Health estimates that nearly 20 per cent of the population aged 21 and older […]

How To Treat (And Prevent) Ingrown Toenails 

From the Self news article: …Ingrown toenails happen when the toe grows down instead of out, leading it to dig into the surrounding skin. Hence why they’re normally very uncomfortable. This most commonly happens in the big toes, and can be caused by anything that leaves the nail deformed. “Common causes include ill-fitting shoes where […]

Reno Gazette Journal: Foot issues keep podiatrists on their toes 

From the Reno Gazette Journal news article: …The foot and ankle contain 26 bones all together, but feet also contain joints, muscles and tissue, all of which work together to help people stay upright and help bear the weight of the human body. As a result, the feet can take a beating in many different ways, […]

In the news: Here’s What Podiatrists Think About Your Chuck Taylors 

From the Huffington Post news article: …Ice Cube wears them but makes a very good point: “It’s crazy to think that them basketball cats played in Chuck Taylors. I got Chucks in my suitcase right now, but that shit gives you flat feet.” And he’s not alone in that sentiment. So Chucks are an affordable, stylish […]