Summertime Injury: Footcare and Your Child

It’s summertime! The season is in full swing, now, and the sounds of kids in the park shouting and playing soccer or baseball mean they’re doing Summer right. But are they taking good care of their feet? Nothing puts a dent in your summer like a child’s foot injury. And with how active your child … Continued

Eating For Your Feet: Nutrition and Foot Health

It’s easy to forget about your feet. At the end of a long day, when all you want to do is kick off your shoes and put them up on the coffee table, the pain in your feet seems like a fact of nature. But what if we told you that there were some simple … Continued

Free Your Feet: Summertime Footcare Tips

Summer is a season of freedom– freedom from cold weather, freedom from the indoors, and–maybe best of all–freedom from heavy winter boots. Summer is a time to take off our shoes and cut loose, walk barefoot through the grass, and maybe jump in some puddles. With that freedom, though, comes the need for a good … Continued

Are your feet ready for spring?

It’s spring! The flowers are blooming, the weather is getting warmer. All over the country, people are shaking off their winter blues, and getting ready for a long summer of active outdoor fun. But chances are, not many of them will have feet on their mind– and that may be what puts them on the … Continued

Soles4Souls: A Shoe Based Charity

How often do you think about your shoes? It may be a silly question, but for many people around the world, having a pair of shoes isn’t a sure thing. Without shoes, any number of normal, every-day tasks quickly become difficult to the point of impossible– walking to school, holding down a job, or even … Continued

3D Printed Orthotics: New Tools for Diabetics?

For those with diabetes, foot health can be incredibly important. Due to neuropathy caused by the condition, feet become particularly susceptible to sustained injury, with points of insensitivity becoming worn due to repeated pressure, and healing poorly. The solution to this issue has, in the past, been custom-fitted orthopedic insoles, providing support and structure to … Continued

Bunions: More Than Just a Bump

From the outside, a bunion may simply look like a bony bump. But on the inside, there’s a lot more going on. To truly correct a bunion deformity and get back the ease and comfort you felt before, it’s important to see — and treat! — a bunion for what it really is. What is … Continued

Podiatrist Designs Shoes that Mix Comfort, Style

Good shoes should balance comfort, support and style. But it seems the stars rarely align in this manner; aesthetically pleasing shoes are often ill-fitting, and form-fitting footwear is often plain. A former podiatrist aims to change that with a line of luxury women’s shoes that are as fashionable as they are wearable. From Podiatrist to … Continued

Treating Club Foot with External Fixation

Kevin had a type of bi-lateral club foot that was resistant to conservative treatment.  Dr. Hatch was able to surgically correct his deformity with the use of external fixation.   While fixators look intimidating, they were an ideal treatment for Kevin’s condition. With a careful therapy regiment and considerable determination, 10 year-old Kevin was able to … Continued

Sprain Reaction: Podiatrist Visit can Spur Proper Ankle Recovery

Ankle sprains are so common—especially in the winter—that many people inherently understand and initially follow positive steps for recovery: ice, elevation and rest. However, many sprain victims also resume their regular activities as soon as they no longer experience discomfort and feel stable on their feet. If the ankle is not fully healed, this resurgence … Continued