Neuropathy and Frostbite: A Dangerous Combination

People who suffer from diabetes and neuropathy should know why it’s important to avoid frostbite. Neuropathy, a condition often experienced by those with diabetes, affects the body’s ability to feel, and therefore, hot and cold often cannot be discerned. A person with...

What about high arches?

Many of the people we see for foot and ankle pain have arches that are flatter than normal. Some foot conditions come from having very flat feet. The foot type that doesn’t get much attention is the one with a high arch. For clarification, the position your arch...

Address pronation to reduce pain.

Common causes of foot problems include heredity, overuse, bad shoes, diabetes, and being overweight. But there is also a lesser-known word that is at the root of many foot issues: pronation. Pronation is a definite buzzword in the foot and ankle world. It essentially...

Neuropathy Q and A

What is neuropathy? Neuropathy is a term that describes nerve dysfunction. Basically this means something has caused the nerve or nerves to stop working properly. Neuropathies can be further divided into central, affecting the brain and spinal cord, and peripheral,...