What High Heels Really Do to Your Feet – Ask a Concord NC Podiatrist

August 20, 2019
In the Western world, few things are seen as stylish and glamorous as a pair of high heels—the higher, the better. However, the fact that high heels hurt your feet is far from a secret. Today, our Concord NC podiatrist explains how high heels really put your feet—and entire body—at...
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5 Ways Nurses Can Reduce Their Foot Pain, from our University Podiatrist

August 13, 2019
It’s no myth that nurses spend a lot of time on their feet. According to a study in Permanente Journal, an average nurse walks up to 5 miles during a day shift, and 3 miles during a night shift. Furthermore, most of all this walking and weight bearing is on hard...
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Painful Knees? Harrisburg Podiatrist Explains How Losing Weight Can Help

August 6, 2019
How Losing Weight Can Relieve the Pressure on Your Knees It’s a well-documented fact that weight loss offers a host of benefits to the body’s overall health. But what you may not know is how weight loss helps those experiencing knee and foot pain experience relief. Studies have shown that...
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Custom-Made Orthotics: Are they Worth the Price? Ask a Concord NC Foot Doctor

July 23, 2019
If you are struggling with foot pain, ankle pain, leg pain, or knee pain, your podiatrist might have recommended custom orthotics, which can correct your stride and bring you some relief. While custom orthotics can help relieve many conditions, though, they are also very expensive, and are rarely covered by...
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7 Foot Care Tips for Patients with Diabetes, from Our Charlotte University Podiatrist

July 9, 2019
For patients with diabetes, simple activities like walking barefoot or wearing sandals can be dangerous. Since diabetic people often have poor circulation and nerve damage in their feet, small cuts or burns can become a big problem. By taking the precautions below, you protect your feet for the long run....
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Pedicure Safety Tips from a South Park Podiatrist

June 18, 2019
Getting a pedicure is a relaxing way to treat yourself and make sure that your toes look their best. However, if you’re not careful, an unsanitary pedicure can put your feet at serious risk for an infection. In today’s blog post, our South Park podiatrist shares tips to making sure...
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