New! Metal-Free Total Ankle Replacement

A ground-breaking technique means that people with ankle arthritis have a new option for total ankle replacement that does not involve metal implants or bone fusion. The Centers for Disease Control estimates that 20% of adults have diagnosed arthritis, and that number is expected to increase significantly in the future. Ankle arthritis can cause considerable […]

Custom Insoles Relieve Foot Pain

It is estimated that one in four people are affected by foot pain. Foot pain occurs for a number of reasons, including arthritis, deformities, such as bunions, and high arches. Foot pain is more common among older adults. What many people may not realize is that custom-made insoles (orthotics) can relieve pain. Custom-made insoles are […]

High Heel Hints for Healthy Happy Feet

High heels are a vital part of every diva’s wardrobe.  For many women, shoes that look “so cute!” can turn out to cause ugly foot problems and pain.  Blisters, corns, calluses, aching feet, and even back pain can all result from high heels.  Fortunately, the American Podiatric Medical Association offers tips for wearing the shoes […]