Is It Time for You to See a Podiatrist?

Is It Time for You to See a Podiatrist?

You know that there are medical specialists for different parts of your body. You might see an ophthalmologist for eye care, or perhaps a cardiologist who takes care of your heart. Similarly, your board-certified podiatrist is a medical expert.

Understanding the Pain of Metatarsalgia

t’s not unusual for patients to come to Podiatry Group of Annapolis, P.A. to see James M. McKee, DPM, FACFAS because they are experiencing pain in the area between their arches and their toes on the bottom of the foot, often in the area of the five bones behind the toes.

A Foot First Aid Kit Will Keep Feet and Ankles Safe and Healthy

A Foot First Aid Kit Will Keep Feet and Ankles Safe and Healthy

Your feet and ankles are among nature’s miracles. Each foot is made of 26 bones and nearly 100 muscles, ligaments, tendons, and other soft tissues, all working together to form the arches and joints that allow you to stand and walk upright without pain.

RICE Is Good for Foot and Ankle Injuries

RICE Is Good for Foot and Ankle Injuries

Podiatrists often recommend RICE to patients who are recovering from foot and ankle surgery or who have sustained foot and ankle injuries, but frequently get a quizzical look at that suggestion that seems to say, “What on earth could eating rice have to do with speeding up my recovery?

Learning to Spot Some Common Sports Injuries

Learning to Spot Some Common Sports Injuries

f you’re an athlete, you might think that your most valued gear is a racquet, or a stick, or a pair of shoes…but you’d be wrong. Any athlete’s most important piece of equipment is a strong, flexible, healthy body. When something goes wrong with your body, you can’t play.