How to Keep Your Feet and Ankles Strong as You Age | Harrisburg Podiatrist

February 4, 2020
Even if you have stayed in shape throughout your entire life, it is still likely that your muscles will begin to weaken as you age. Known as sarcopenia, this gradual loss of muscle can begin as early as a patient’s mid-40s. Luckily, there are still actions you can take to keep...
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Want to Run a Marathon in 2020? Hit Your Goal with these Tips from Our Concord Podiatrist

January 1, 2020
This is it: the year you’re going to run a marathon, half-marathon, 10k, or even 5k race. Awesome! Whatever your fitness goals from the upcoming year, here are some tips from our Concord NC podiatrist that will help protect your feet, knees, and ankles as you train.  Start Your Training...
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6 Stretches That Can Relieve Shin Splints, From Our Charlotte University Podiatrist

January 1, 2020
Shin splints are one of the most common foot and ankle injuries to affect our patients, especially around the New Year and the start of the Spring sports season. This is because shin splints are primarily caused by suddenly increasing mileage or activity. So, if you’ve spent the last few...
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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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