Author Archives: activecarepodiatry

Children’s Foot Health

With children, their bones don’t fuse together until puberty. There are some foot and leg conditions that may then present with pain or kids not keeping up with their friends. Gait analysis, correct shoe fittings and ongoing monitoring are some of the ways that podiatric care can positively change the lives of kids. It’s a […]

Chronic health conditions: When walking makes your feet hurt

With age — and occasionally without it — a number of conditions can result in leg pain after walking and make walking difficult. Some are very familiar, such as arthritis that makes knees and hips creaky; others, such as peripheral artery disease, aren’t. This article looks at four non-arthritic conditions that cause leg pain and […]

Diabetic Foot Care

Foot issues are extremely common for people with diabetes. Nerve damage and issues with blood circulation increase the risk of infection. Foot ulcers are the most common issue, fortunately, with regular monitoring and foot care, most foot issues arising from diabetes can be prevented. Get recommendations from our podiatrist. LEARN MORE

Kids Foot Pain

Children can suffer from a number of pains in the feet and lower limb when they are growing. Growing pains, heel pain, and knee pain can be caused by the feet abnormally (pronating) during growth periods. This places greater strain on an already strained musculoskeletal system. There are ways to minimize this issue and keep your children […]