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Today is Fall Prevention Awareness Day!

If you or someone you know feels unsteady while walking, it’s important to make an appointment with your podiatrist, a trained specialist in fall prevention, who can discuss your potential risk factors for falling and develop a plan to help prevent them.

Sep 22nd, 2020
Plantar Warts: Take the Swift Road to Recovery

Warts are often very challenging to treat and tend to resist most traditional forms of treatment—now we have a better solution. Swift is a revolutionary microwave treatment system that can help you eliminate unsightly warts quickly and safely!

Jul 21st, 2020
The Facts About Morton’s Neuroma

A neuroma is a thickening of nerve tissue that frequently develops between the metatarsals as a result of compression and irritation of the nerve.

Jun 25th, 2020
How to Keep Your Feet Safe This Summer

As the warmer weather starts to breakthrough, it’s time to dump the winter boots and start enjoying a sock-free summer! For every season, our podiatrists like to offer a small set of suggestions to help keep your feet happy and healthy!

Jun 9th, 2020
How to Handle A Hammertoe

Although hammertoes are readily apparent, they’re also progressive, too, which means they will not go away by themselves and usually get worse over time.

Jun 2nd, 2020
Updated Office Hours

As of Monday, May 18, 2020, our office will resume our normal practice of providing safe and effective foot and ankle care to our patients with limited hours.

May 12th, 2020
Happy #NationalFeetWeek!

In honor of #NationalFeetWeek, our podiatrists at Associated Podiatrists P.C. have put together several tips for keeping your feet happy and healthy!

Mar 10th, 2020
A Quick Guide to Gout

While many people may be unfamiliar with gout and its symptoms, more than 8 million Americans (roughly 3.9% of the US population) have been diagnosed with this type of inflammatory arthritis.

Feb 5th, 2020
Are Your Feet In Pain? Don't Wait to See a Podiatrist

Most patients hold off on going to the podiatrist because they assume nothing can be done or that it will heal on its own. The misconception here, however, it’s likely that the underlying condition will remain untreated and worsen over time. 

Oct 18th, 2019
Dealing with Diabetic Foot Ulcers

A diabetic foot ulcer is the result of skin tissue breaking down from constant pressure and forming an open sore or wound, typically on the bottom of your foot. People with chronic conditions, such as diabetes, are particularly susceptible to foot ulcers.

Oct 11th, 2019
Sesamoid Injuries of the Foot

While most bones in the body are connected to each other, there are several that are embedded within a tendon or a muscle called sesamoids.

Sep 17th, 2019
How High Heels Affect Your Feet

It’s no surprise that high heels aren’t good for your feet, but what exactly happens to your feet after wearing heels for hours on end?

Sep 4th, 2019
Children’s Shoe Shopping Advice

One of the most important purchases on any parent’s shopping list should be a pair of proper fitting shoes for their child. The podiatrists of Associated Podiatrists, P.C. would like to share several important factors that parents should consider.

Aug 21st, 2019
Sprained Ankle? Here's What You Should Know

A sprained ankle is an injury that occurs when you roll, twist or turn your ankle in an awkward way. This can force your ankle to move out of its normal position and cause one or more of the ankle's ligaments to stretch, partially tear or tear completely.

Jul 31st, 2019
Are Flat Feet Bringing You Down?

The arches, which are formed by the tendons that attach at the heel and foot bones, pull together to form a moderate, normal arch. When the tendons do not pull together properly, there is little or no arch, which is referred to as a flat foot.

Jul 29th, 2019
Orthotics: How Often Should They Be Replaced?

The truth is that orthotics don’t cure your foot problem(s), they simply correct the issues that are giving you discomfort. If you were to remove the orthotics, there’s a good chance your problems would return.

Jul 8th, 2019
Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Injections

Platelet rich plasma (PRP) offers patients a non-surgical method for treating injuries and other common foot problems such as plantar fasciitis or tendonitis.

Jun 19th, 2019