Foot Doctor

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.

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.

Stay Alert to Symptoms of Phlebitis

Stay Alert to Symptoms of Phlebitis

Your legs contain two different types of veins: deep veins, which are close to the bone, and superficial veins, which are located near the surface of the body. Both types of veins are critical to circulation. Every second or so, your heart pumps oxygenated blood throughout your body via your arteries.