Custom Orthotics May Help Your Foot And Ankle Pain

Posted on: 10 September 2017
If you have fallen arches or feet that roll to the side when you walk, you probably have frequent foot and ankle pain. You might consider buying shoe inserts at a pharmacy for relief. Sometimes, over-the-counter inserts help, especially if your pain is mild and occasional. However, a better solution for chronic pain is to have a podiatrist make custom orthotic inserts for your shoes. Here's how a foot and ankle specialist fits you for a prescription and the types of orthotics available:
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A Quick Look At The Surgical Options For Your Hammer Toe

Posted on: 6 September 2017
A hammer toe is a condition where a middle toe becomes bent. This causes pain and can make wearing shoes difficult. There are treatments for hammer toe such as stretching your shoes to provide room for the deformed toe, wearing cushioning pads, and getting custom orthotics. When these treatments don't help the pain or if the hammer toe interferes with walking or wearing shoes, then your podiatrist may recommend surgery. Here's a look at different the hammer toe surgeries you could have:
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