Foot Comfort Index™: Workplace Epidemic

(click Image to enlarge) WORKING WOMEN SPENDING SIGNIFICANT TIME ON THEIR FEET STAND TO PAY THE PRICE Quarterly Foot Comfort Index™ Explores Women’s Lower Body Health and Repercussions They Face in America’s Workforce FootSmart, the country’s leading retailer of foot health products a
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Bunions

by Jackie Schwartz, DPM 3rd Year Resident, The Podiatry Institute Hallux abductovalgus describes a deviation of the great toe, commonly known as a bunion deformity. It is a foot pathology commonly seen by podiatrists who understand the multiple etiologies and treatment options. Many p
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Effectively Treating Toenail Fungus Requires Treatment of Shoes…

By Dr. Cathleen A. McCarthy Pinnacle Peak Podiatry Proper Treatment of Fungal Infections of the Feet, Whether Skin or Toenails, Requires Proper Treatment of Your Shoes! This is a bit off my usual topic of reviewing shoes (and I’ll spare you accompanying visual) but I thought 
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The Effects of High Heels On Your Feet…

By Dr. Cathleen A. McCarthy Pinnacle Peak Podiatry For the woman who is lucky enough to say, ”I’ve been wearing heels for years, and I’ve never had any foot problems” – I would say, “You’re one of the lucky ones - so far…“ In my mi
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Selecting the Right Insoles, and When to Replace Them

By Nicholas Giovinco, DPM Dekalb Medical PGY-2 Resident, Podiatry Institute One of the most common over the counter treatments for foot pain is not medication; it’s orthotics and other forms of shoe inserts. Many of these appliances are prescribed by foot and ankle specialists,
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