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Don’t Let Your Skin Dry Out. Moisturize Your Feet!

Don’t Let Your Skin Dry Out. Moisturize Your Feet!

My feet are dryer than... A. A pack of crackers B. Reused dryer sheets C. Stale bread D. My sense of humor If any or all of the above answers apply to you, it's time to moisturize your feet. It may come as a surprise, but our feet don't have oil glands, which means...

Your Spring Diabetic Foot Care Checklist

Your Spring Diabetic Foot Care Checklist

Whenever springtime rolls around, there is often an itch to clean up, reorganize, and generally take stock of things in our lives. Perhaps there’s something natural about it. Or perhaps some of us just originally came from places that were frozen in solid blocks of...

How Custom Orthotics Can Help with Diabetic Foot Care

How Custom Orthotics Can Help with Diabetic Foot Care

Diabetic foot care is as much about preventing problems as it is about addressing them when they arise. In fact, diabetic foot care should be more about preventative care, because managing it effectively can help most problems from ever existing in the first place! We...

Exercise and Diet Tips to Protect Your Diabetic Feet

Exercise and Diet Tips to Protect Your Diabetic Feet

There’s no worse feeling for a podiatrist than telling a patient that their foot will likely need to be amputated due to an out-of-control infected wound. Don’t get us wrong: we do absolutely everything in our power to keep you from reaching that point. We’ve chosen...

How to Tell When It’s Time for a New Pair of Custom Orthotics

How to Tell When It’s Time for a New Pair of Custom Orthotics

Every new year is an opportunity to evaluate things in your life. This means it’s a good time for introspection and some deep soul-searching in a quest to become a better person and drive positive social change. This also means it’s a good time to evaluate the...

How Custom Orthotics Help Relieve Heel Pain

How Custom Orthotics Help Relieve Heel Pain

Whether you work on your feet for hours at a time, or you like to stay active in your favorite sports, or you are a senior with many miles on the odometer, heel pain can certainly affect you negatively. In fact, chances are you have experienced this frustrating...

Can Custom Orthotics Really Relieve Your Foot Pain?

Can Custom Orthotics Really Relieve Your Foot Pain?

Did you know that millions of Americans suffer from foot and ankle pain every day?  It’s true! But don’t just take our word for it – here are some numbers you can take into consideration, and see for yourself how common pain in the lower limbs actually is:  According...

Ingrown Toenails Are Serious With Diabetes

Ingrown Toenails Are Serious With Diabetes

Before we begin, let’s clear one thing up: Ingrown toenails are always serious business, no matter who you are. They are painful, they are frustrating, and they can (and, given enough time, will) make you miserable. So, treatment is always going to be recommended, in...

Managing Your Heel Pain in Arizona’s Heat

Managing Your Heel Pain in Arizona’s Heat

The flowers have bloomed, kids are out of school, temperatures are still rising, and you likely have already traded socks and shoes for open-toed sandals and flip-flops. And if you like to stay active, you probably are gearing up for those outdoor summer activities,...