Podiatrist

Diabetes Poses Particular Risks for the Feet

Diabetes Poses Particular Risks for the Feet

How much do you know about diabetes? To understand this full-body illness, first you need to know about a small but critical gland in the torso called the pancreas. Your pancreas is part of your endocrine system, the body parts that generate hormones.

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.

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.