Tips for easing pain caused by Flat Feet

Have flat feet? Get expert advice on tips and products to help relieve pain caused by flat feet or fallen arches.  
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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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Your Leg bone is connected to Your Hip Bone…

By Mehrnaz Kouhkan, DPM 2nd Year Resident, The Podiatry Institute When a patient complains of pain in the foot, hip, knee and/or back, a complete examination that includes the back and lower body becomes essential. It is crucial to evaluate each patient above and beyond the foot. By o
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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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