New study finds that wearing minimalist running shoes, Vibram FiveFingers in particular, can lead to greater risk of bone injuries in the foot among runners. Slow transitions into minimalist shoes can help prevent injury. Always consult your podiatrist before changing to minimalist foot wear to keep your feet in the race. Dr Kepich Sarasota Foot Care Center www.sarasotafootcarecenter.com
As a podiatrist, one of the most dangerous and scary conditions I deal with is a diabetic foot ulcer. There are around 30 million Americans with diabetes and every one of them has a 25% chance of developing a foot ulcer in their lifetime. Once you have...
While I get no financial support from the Hoka shoe company, I wanted to share my personal experience. I recently started wearing the Hoka Bondi 3. These shoes are what I would call a "maximalist" shoe. They are thick, slightly heavy and rugged.
For a healthy guy, I have had more foot conditions that I would care to admit. I always tell myself that is makes me a more empathetic foot doctor, but I promise I am not doing this stuff on purpose.
Do you or someone you care about have swollen, discolored legs? If you answered yes, you may be dealing with chronic venous insufficiency. What is chronic venous insufficiency?
As we are finally past the holiday season, I wanted to post an article about gout. This painful condition is always more frequent during the winter season of eating. What is gout, specifically?
Feeling embarrassed or ashamed of your feet is very common. According to a study of 500 women in 2008 by the American Podiatric Medical Association, more than 50% of women say their feet...