Wearing High Heels to Holiday Parties? Our Charlotte University Podiatrist Shares How Stay Comfortable 

December 24, 2019
The holidays mean parties, and parties mean high heels. And from a podiatrist’s perspective, high heels mean a host of problems like corns, calluses, plantar fasciitis, and ankle sprains. If you just can’t give up your heels for the season, here are some high heel tips to feel more comfortable...
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Our Concord Foot Doctor Shares Tips to Protect Your Feet and Ankles this Winter

December 17, 2019
From ankle sprains caused by slips and falls, to frostbitten toes, it’s safe to say that winter is not a good time for feet. However, taking a few simple precautions can save you from having to wear an ankle brace all winter (or worse—require foot surgery). Below are a few...
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Don’t Invite Gout to Your Holiday Table: Gout Management Tips from Our South Park Podiatrist

December 10, 2019
The holidays mean plenty of fatty meats, breads, puddings, and pies (not to mention all the candy and Christmas cookies.) But if you suffer from gout, nothing ruins Christmas as much as a gout attack that puts you in bed while everyone else is celebrating. In today’s post, our South...
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Our Ballantyne Foot Surgeon Explains Why You Should Never Cut Off Calluses

December 3, 2019
You may be familiar with calluses from your childhood days of swinging on the monkey bars, or perhaps you’ve struggled to build up good calluses while practicing the guitar. However, when there are calluses on your feet, it can be tempting to just cut or shave them off. In today’s...
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