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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Spread the Word: Ryan Foot & Ankle Clinic Annual Shoe & Sock Drive

October 1, 2019
As a podiatry clinic in Concord NC, Ryan Foot & Ankle Clinic knows first-hand how critical shoes are to the health of an individual, not to mention the basic opportunities available to those who have footwear, such as the ability to enter retail establishments, go to school/work and to help...
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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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How To Keep Kids Off Their Feet After Surgery, from Our Harrisburg Foot Surgeon

May 14, 2019
We all know it’s hard to keep kids down! After all, for a child, there’s a lot of running around to do, games to play, and friends to see. However, when your child has a foot or ankle injury, or is recovering from foot surgery, it’s important that they take...
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