Blog Articles

When do Plantar Warts Require a Visit to the Podiatrist?

Even though warts are a common problem, they can still be embarrassing. And, when they show up on your feet as plantar warts, they can even become painful. But that’s not the only reason to seek professional treatment.
Jul 22nd, 2022

How to Select the Right Running Shoes

Whether you’re an avid or occasional runner, shoes that fit properly are essential for both comfort and preventing injuries. Read on to learn how to select a pair that’s right for you.
May 20th, 2019

What Puts You Most at Risk of Developing Bunions?

If your parents have bunions, there’s a better than average chance that you will too. Still, genetics isn’t the only reason a bump, medically called a hallux valgus, can develop at the base of your big toe and foot. Read on to learn what else ups your risk
Mar 1st, 2019

Why You Need a Podiatrist on Your Diabetes Management Team

Diabetes does more than affect your energy level; it can cause significant nerve damage in your legs and feet and is the No. 1 cause of non-traumatic lower limb amputation. Learn more about why podiatry care is essential in diabetes management.
Feb 1st, 2019

Understanding Why You Should Never Ignore Ankle Pain

Ankle pain is common, caused by twists, turns, and simple overuse. However, since your feet and legs rarely have downtime, even a minor ankle injury can develop into a greater problem. Don’t ignore persistent ankle pain even if you know its cause.
Dec 14th, 2018

5 Symptoms You May Experience From Peripheral Neuropathy

If you’ve experienced weakness or numbness in your fingers or toes, or if your skin has become so sensitive that it hurts when something touches it, you may have peripheral neuropathy. Learn more about this condition and its symptoms.
Nov 15th, 2018

Common Ankle and Foot Sports Injuries and How to Remedy Them

Whether football is your game, or you can’t wait for soccer season to start, healthy feet and ankles are vital to these, and many other, sports. An injury can end your season early, sometimes permanently. Dr. O’Connor can help you avoid that.
Aug 22nd, 2018