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What Does Bunion Pain Feel Like

What Does Bunion Pain Feel Like

If you’ve never experienced a bunion before, you might wonder “what does bunion pain feel like?” Those who have had a bunion can attest that the pain and discomfort ranges from mild to severe. A bunion is an enlargement of the joint at the base of the big toe, caused by the shifting of the […]

How to stop foot pain from standing all day

How to stop foot pain from standing all day

If you spend most of your workday on your feet, you know the excruciating discomfort that comes with it. By the end of the day, your feet are throbbing, your arches are aching, and every step feels like torture. Foot pain from standing all day can seriously impact your productivity, mood, and overall well-being. But […]

Take Advantage Of Fixing Lower Back Pain With Custom Orthotics

There are many causes of lower back pain but one that might be less obvious is poor foot structure or alignment.  Causes of Lower Back Pain If the tendons, ligaments, muscles, or bones are mis-alinged in your foot or ankle it can cause pain or discomfort in your feet, knees, and lower back. Correcting this […]

Get The Most Out of introduce arthritis medicine

Bunionette Correction

Arthritis Patients – Personalizing Medicine Arthritis Patients Joint injury can lead to post-traumatic osteoarthritis (PTOA). In fact, about half of all people who rupture the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in their knee will develop PTOA within 10 to 20 years of the injury. But the molecular and cellular mechanisms leading to cartilage degeneration or PTOA […]

What should you do after suffering an ankle injury?

Ankle Injury

After Suffering from an Ankle Injury. you may need to see a podiatrist to get the proper care you need. This could concern you at first, thinking that you might need surgery. Fortunately, we offer many non-surgical procedures to help find relief for all types of foot and ankle injuries and pain. Our minimally invasive […]

Some Tips & Tricks to Help Manage Foot and Ankle Pain

Foot and Ankle Pain

Our feet and ankles are the foundation to a healthy life. However, there are many causes and reasons that can lead to foot and ankle plain. Luckily, there are also many different treatment options. Pain Foot and ankle pain can cause tingling, numbness or an uncomfortable stabbing sensation. Often times, severe pain can keep you […]

Men’s Foot Health Facts

Men's Foot Health

Men’s Foot Health Facts Men’s Foot Health –  feet and ankles take a beating, with jobs that often require long hours standing or walking and leisure activities involving running and jumping. But men tend to ignore foot and ankle problems until pain starts slowing them down. It’s important for men to know that pain is […]

Olympic Sports Foot Injuries 2

Olympic Sports Foot Injuries 2

Olympic Sports Foot Injuries 2 – Basketball Jones’ Fracture Being a basketball player is very tough on your feet. Even with high performance shoes available today, hardwood has very little give to it.  The combination of hardwood, the pounding and twisting motions basketball players make, and the individual athletes’ foot shape, contribute to a common […]

Hammertoe Explains: Symptoms, Treatment, and Causes


What Is Hammertoe? Hammertoe is a contracture (bending) deformity of one or both joints of the second, third, fourth, or fifth (little) toes. This abnormal bending can put pressure on the toe when wearing shoes, causing problems to develop. 

Ingrown Toenails: Causes and Effective Treatment

Ingrown Toenail

What Is an Ingrown Toenail? When a toenail is ingrown, it is curved and grows into the skin, usually at the nail borders (the sides of the nail). This “digging in” of the nail irritates the skin, often creating pain, redness, swelling, and warmth in the toe.

Women’s Foot Health Facts

Women's Foot Health

Foot and ankle problems commonly experienced by women: Women’s Foot Health Facts – Women are more vulnerable to certain foot problems than men, mainly from years of walking in narrow-fitting shoes that squeeze the toes and from high-heels that cramp the forefoot and pose risks for arch and ankle problems.

Smoking Affects The Patellar, Achilles Tendon


Another Reason to Quit Another reason to quit, the list of reasons you shouldn’t smoke has gotten longer. Researchers in Turkey have found that cigarette smokers have significantly thinner Achilles and patellar (knee cap) tendons. Objectives—The aim of this study was to explore the sonographic (ultrasound) and elastographic properties of patellar and Achilles tendons in smoking […]

How Shockwave Therapy Can Heal Plantar Fasciitis


We have talked about shock wave therapy before and the many benefits of this treatment option. It can also be a safe and effective treatment for those suffering from plantar fasciitis.  Of course, whenever you are suffering from foot or ankle pain, you should always see our foot and ankle doctor in Scottsdale. A proper […]

What are the benefits of shock wave therapy?

Ankle and foot conditions can be painful, but no one wants to undergo dangerous surgery to find relief. Luckily, non-surgical procedures such as shockwave therapy, can be an effective and safe treatment option. What Is Shockwave Therapy? The minimally invasive procedure is highly effective and safe. Cleared by the FDA, patients only need to go […]

What Are The Symptoms Of Tibial Tendon Dysfunction?

When the posterior tibial tendon is inflamed or torn, it is known as tibial tendon dysfunction. This is actually a common foot and ankle problem. The tibial tendon attached the calf muscle to the inside of the foot. It holds the arch and supports the foot when walking. The tendon needs to provide stability and […]