Foot Ulcer

Foot Ulcer: What Is It? A foot ulcer is an open sore on the foot that looks like a red crater in the skin. A foot ulcer can be shallow and only break through the surface skin, or it can be very deep extending through the full thickness of the skin and exposing tendons and… Read More »

Find a Podiatrist

What Is Podiatry and Who Is a Podiatrist? Podiatry is a medical specialty dealing with the study, diagnosis and treatment of the disorders and injuries of the foot, ankle and lower leg. Doctors and practitioners who specialize in podiatry are called podiatrists. Podiatrists deal with such issues as plantar fasciitis,  Morton’s Neuroma, flat foot, diabetes… Read More »

What are Foot Doctors

Foot Doctors: What Do They Deal With? Foot doctors specialize in the study, diagnosis and treatment of the foot, ankle and lower leg. Foot doctors are also known as podiatrists, chiropodists or foot specialists. Foot Doctors: Why Would I Need One? Some disorders foot doctors deal with include: plantar fasciitis, metatarsalgia, flat foot, Achilles tendonitis,… Read More »

Plantar Fasciitis Treatment

Plantar Fasciitis Treatment: What is Plantar Fasciitis? Plantar Fasciitis is a condition in which the plantar fascia becomes inflamed and irritated. The plantar fascia is a relatively inflexible, thick fibrous band of tissue that extends from the heel to the ball of the foot and is a supportive platform for the arch. Movements such as… Read More »

Orthopedic Shoes Fitting & Stability Guide

Orthopedic Shoes Stability and Fitting 101: Fitting the appropriate orthopedic shoes ( is just as important as finding the best arch supports (foot orthotics).  Without the proper shoes to place them in, foot orthotic insoles just don’t work.  Some conditions can be improved, and even eliminated just by changing your shoes. Whether you wear foot orthotic… Read More »

Foot Treatment

Who Can Help? 90% of people will have foot pain at some point in their lives. This tells us that foot treatment is a very important field. Podiatrists or chiropodist are the doctors who specialize in this area. You can search for a podiatrist in your area or look for a foot clinic that may… Read More »