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6 Reasons You Shouldn't Ignore Your Bunions

Which is worse, a bunion or arthritis? If you said the latter, you’d be right, but an untreated bunion could actually cause arthritis in your toe. Find out why you should treat a bunion sooner rather than later.

Oct 26th, 2018
Top 5 Effective Ways to Treat Hammertoes

Hammertoes can really cramp your style, making it impossible to wear a mid-heel, much less your favorite high heels. Hammertoes only get worse with time, but early treatment can solve the problem. Here’s what you need to know about hammertoes.

Sep 10th, 2018
The Effects Diabetic Neuropathy Can Have on Your Feet

Diabetic neuropathy is a type of nerve damage that results from having chronically high blood sugar levels. November is Diabetes Awareness Month and a good time to learn a little about how diabetic neuropathy can affect your feet.

Nov 9th, 2018
How Meds Can Affect Your Feet

Despite their unobtrusive nature, our feet are imperative to our well-being. When your body is not functioning optimally problems with your feet are often the first indication that something is wrong.

Aug 14th, 2018
Tips for Preventing Diabetic Foot Ulcers

If you have diabetes, you need to take special care of your feet. This includes keeping them clean and dry, trimming your toenails, and seeing a foot specialist. Learn these seven habits you can start today to prevent diabetic foot ulcers.

Aug 9th, 2018
5 Tips to Keep Your Kids’ Feet Safe This Summer

Summer means more time outdoors for leisure activities with family and friends. Do you know how to keep your kids’ feet safe this summer? From sandals to sunscreen, here are five tips for keeping feet safe so you can enjoy summer vacation.

Jul 30th, 2018
PRP: A Non-Surgical Solution for Plantar Fasciitis

The bad news is that your persistent heel pain might be plantar fasciitis. The good news? Research suggests that platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy offers an effective, soothing treatment for plantar fasciitis. Is it right for you?

Jun 19th, 2018
How to Choose the Best Running Shoe for You

Did you know that May is National Runners’ Month? You may find that the warmer weather motivates you to get those laps in so you can enjoy your share of ice cream this summer, and wearing the right running shoes is vital to keeping your feet healthy.

May 18th, 2018
Ingrown Toenails: Home Versus Professional Remedies

Ingrown toenails can be painful and make it difficult for you to get around. An at-home soak can help treat an ingrown nail at home, but to prevent infections and other medical complications, it’s best to get help from the experts at Alliance Foot & Ankle.

Mar 28th, 2018
What is EPAT?

Check our this one page hand-out that explains the benefits of Extracorporeal Pulse Activation Technology!

Jan 23rd, 2018
Are High Heels and Foot Pain Related?

For most women, high heels are a closet staple. Nothing is better for celebrating a special occasion or looking your best than sporting your best, pointiest, highest pair of stilettos.

Jan 17th, 2018
Can Bunion Pain Be Treated Without Surgery?

Bunions are bumps that may develop on the side of the large toe joint. These bumps are usually caused by an imbalance of the muscles and tendons which pull at the joint.

Jan 17th, 2018
HEEL PAIN!!!!!! 

Plantar fasciitis (or heel pain) is commonly traced to an inflammation on the bottom of the foot.

Jan 17th, 2018
HOW DO YOU KNOW IF ORTHOTICS ARE RIGHT FOR YOU 

If you have an obvious imbalance that causes such symptoms as flat feet or high arches, or if you have external misalignments such as "knock knees", "bow knees", in-toeing, or out-toeing then you are probably a good candidate for orthotics...

Jan 17th, 2018
WHAT ARE ORTHOTICS? 

Custom-made foot supports known as orthotic devices that are worn under your heel and the arch of your foot are referred to as orthotics.

Jan 17th, 2018
STEP BY STEP

You take about 15,000 steps in one day, sometimes more! Throughout your lifetime you will walk about 75,000 miles.

Jan 17th, 2018
TO BE OR NOT TO BE ORTHOTICS

There are all kinds of things that can be put into the shoes and people wonder are those pretty much the same as orthotics.

Jan 17th, 2018
OBESITY IS AN EPIDEMIC IN OUR SOCIETY

Alot of times when you go and see your family doctor, the doctor tells you that you need to lose weight, and the first thing they recommend is exercise which has increased the incidence of heel pain.

Jan 17th, 2018
WHAT IS A PODIATRIST

A podiatrist is a foot and ankle specialist and we do everything beginning with issues with the skin, lesions, different types of diseases all the way down to bony deformities such as bunions, hammertoes, heel pain and trauma.

Jan 17th, 2018