The Best Running Shoes for Flat Feet and High Arches

June 4, 2019
If you’re experiencing pain when you run, look no further than your feet. The type of running shoe you wear can have a significant impact on your heel strikes, foot strikes, and all-around foot and ankle health. Whether you have flat feet, high arches, or something in-between, here are some...
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Double Pinky Toenails: What Is an Accessory Nail? – Foot Surgeon in Concord NC

April 16, 2019
Learn more about “sixth toenails” from a Concord NC foot surgeon. You may have noticed when trimming your toenails that one of your toes—most likely your pinky toe—appears to be split lengthwise down the middle, so that you have two toenails growing side-by-side. In podiatry, these tiny “sixth toenails” are...
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What Causes Peripheral Neuropathy?

November 18, 2018
Peripheral neuropathy is a condition characterized by pain, tingling, numbness, and weakness that can manifest in both the hands and feet. While we know what peripheral neuropathy feels like, it can be difficult to pinpoint exactly what is causing it. In fact, there are a variety of underlying conditions that...
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5 Post Foot Surgery Strategies To Improve Foot Health

July 18, 2018
Foot surgery is designed to fix toe and foot problems. However, surgery can cause unexpected side effects. The good news is that there are things that you can do to improve your foot health after you get surgery. 1. Wear the Right Footwear Your Charlotte University Area podiatrist will recommend...
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Information About Diabetic Foot Care Products to Help Keep Your Feet Healthy

January 3, 2018
Foot problems for diabetics are a concern. Diabetics are at an increased risk for a number of foot problems. However, there are many products that can help you keep your feet healthy. Wound Care Shoes, Socks and Insoles Your University Area podiatrist recommends that you keep your feet covered at...
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Do You Know the Symptoms and Causes of Plantar Warts?

September 6, 2017
Plantar warts are small warts that appear on the bottom of your foot. Although they usually don’t cause pain and will disappear on their own, you can lower your risk for developing plantar warts by understanding the causes and symptoms. Plantar Wart Symptoms The most obvious sign of a plantar...
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