Treatments That Might Help Your Shin Splints

If you've recently taken up running or increased the distance you're running and have pain along the front of your lower leg, you might have shin splints. This condition causes pain on the inside of the bone in your lower leg. It's caused by overuse, a gait abnormality, or tight muscles in the calf or ankle. The pain may come and go or it can be constant and severe. Here are a few treatments your podiatrist may suggest. Read More 

A Guide To Great Foot Health

If you want to make sure that you are able to keep your feet healthy not just for physical activity, but also to benefit your overall health, it is important to find the help of a podiatric sports medicine professional that can help. To be sure that your feet are taken care of, you'll want to not just reach out to a clinic that can see you regularly, but also follow a few important foot health tips. Read More 

Dealing With Heel Pain

Has the pain in your heels made it difficult for you to wear shoes unless they are removed in a short amount of time? Although inflammation is one of the main things that cause pain, there are numerous things that could be wrong with your feet. It is in your best interest to make an appointment with a podiatrist, like Cortez Foot & Ankle Specialists, so he or she can make a diagnosis. Read More 

How to Find Relief from an Ingrown Toenail with Avulsion

An ingrown toenail can make it uncomfortable to wear shoes. This condition occurs when the nail starts to curve and grow into your skin. It creates a painful border in between your nail and nail bed. Common symptoms may include pain, tenderness, redness, swelling and infection around your toe. An ingrown toenail can cause infection to set in fast so it helps to see a podiatrist as soon as possible. Read to find out how to find relief from this condition with avulsion. Read More 

Care For Your Feet The Natural Way This Summer

As the summer months approach, more people begin to walk around barefoot or use open-toed shoes in order to enjoy the warmer weather. Since your feet will be exposed more often during this time of year, it helps to have smooth, clean feet so you can feel confident. Here are a few all natural products you can make at home that will make your feet feel and look more beautiful without shelling out a lot of cash at the drug store or beauty salon. Read More