Monthly Archives: October 2019

When to See a Podiatrist If Your Feet Give You Grief

You don’t quite realize how important your feet are until they develop pain or dysfunction of some sort, and suddenly it’s difficult to walk. Many times, acute foot and ankle problems go away with time, rest, ice, anti-inflammatories (NSAIDS), and shoe gear changes. But when they don’t, the care of a podiatrist can get you an […]

How do you know if you have Athlete’s Foot?

Athlete’s foot is a rash mostly confined to the sole, but may also spread to the side or top of the foot. Mostly, it involves the skin between the fourth and fifth toe. The affected skin has an itching and burning sensation which later starts peeling off in small flakes. As the infection gets worse, […]

Over a long period of time, high blood glucose levels can cause damage to different areas of your body and this includes your feet and legs.

One of the main problems that high blood glucose levels can lead to is damage to your nerves. This happens for two main reasons. Firstly, high blood glucose levels can directly cause damage to the nerves themselves. Secondly, they can cause damage to the small blood vessels that supply your nerves with the nutrients and […]