Sports-Specific Footwear Gives Kids a Boost

In this day  and age, sports are more popular than ever in children of all ages.  But did you know that picking the right shoe ...

El calzado especifico para un deporte determinado ayuda enormemente a los ninos

En la actualidad, los deportes son mas populares que nunca entre los ninos de todas las edades. Pero, ?sabia usted que elegir el calzado adecuado ...

Consejos para la compra de calzado infantile

Todos los padres que hacer: corer a la zapateria mas cercana para que sus hijos usen los zapatos de ultima moda para la escuela, para ...

Children’s shoe shopping tips

Parents everywhere know the drill–running to the nearest shoe store to outfit their children in the latest pair of shoes for school, play, or both.  ...

It’s only a broken toe

It’s only a broken toe. There is no treatment. Just tape it to the next one. This is what we hear daily. Unfortunately, however, it ...

COVID TOES

By now, everyone knows the common symptoms of the COVID-19 infection: cough, fever, shortness of breath. However, several less common symptoms have recently been reported. ...

Arthroscopy of the ankle

Performing surgery through a small tube? This would have been considered science fiction a century ago. Now, surgery through small scopes is commonplace. This includes ...

Warts of the foot and leg

Verruca vulgaris! That sounds like a spell cast by Harry Potter, or a witch’s curse! This horrible- sounding phrase is the medical term for the ...

IF the Shoe Fits

Humans have worn shoes for the last 30,000 years. Although shoe shapes and materials have changed, the basic function of the shoe in protecting the ...

HEEL PAIN IN CHILDREN

Sean, at 12 years of age, was the star forward on his soccer team. The season started out well, but after the second game, Sean ...

SOCCER AND YOUR FEET

Soccer is by far the most popular sport in the world. According to FIFA, soccer’s world governing body, over 240 million worldwide play soccer. Billions ...

Fungus Toenails

Thick, ugly toenails. Everyone has seen them, nobody wants them! People often associate these unhealthy nails with fungal infection. In truth, about 40-50% of thick, ...

Overweight, Obesity and Foot Pain

Obesity is a true epidemic. According to World Health Organization statistics, worldwide obesity incidence has tripled since 1975, with 1.9 billion people being overweight and ...

TOE WALKING IN CHILDREN

Most of us have observed small children walking on their tip-toes. About 5% of children toe-walk. Often, this is a phase or habit which stops ...

Flip-flops and your feet

Florida living promotes the casual lifestyle and casual attire, including flip-flops. These skimpy sandals are seen everywhere. The variety of available flip-flops is endless, from ...

And Lower Extremity Stress Fractures

Dr. Breithaupt was puzzled. The year was 1855, and this Prussian army doctor was noticing that many of his young military recruits were experiencing severe ...

Varicose and Spider Veins of the Leg

Are you one of the 25 million Americans suffering from varicose veins? This condition affects 50% of all women and 40% of all men, with ...

EQUINUS AND ACHILLES TENDON PROBLEMS

Just as with the mighty Greek warrior Achilles, whose only weak spot was his Achilles tendon (for whom it is named), the Achilles tendon continues ...

INGROWN TOENAIL

The ingrown toenail is probably the most common condition that we treat. It presents as pain along the edge of the toenail. Although the great ...

ORTHOTIC DEVICES

Because the feet support the entire body, it is important that they do so in a correctly-aligned manner. Many people have feet that are malaligned, ...