Podiatry Blog

Can I Still Run with Heel Pain?

Can I Still Run with Heel Pain?

At Capital Podiatry Associates, we see a ton of runners come in with heel pain symptoms. Some have it so bad that that they’re on the verge of giving up something that they’ve loved doing for years. Many say that, even if they take a few days or a few weeks off, the...

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Effective Treatments for Heel Pain

Effective Treatments for Heel Pain

Fear of the unknown—and in particular, fear that you might be told you need surgery—can be a powerful demotivating force. Unfortunately, it can sometimes keep people dragging their feet (metaphorically speaking, of course) about seeing a podiatrist for their heel pain...

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Never Delay Wound Care if You Have Diabetes

Never Delay Wound Care if You Have Diabetes

For most people, a blister or a cut on the foot might not be much more than a mere annoyance. It hurts, sure. You might be walking gingerly for a couple of days. You might put on some antibiotic ointment just to be on the safe side. But that’s about it. But if you...

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Telemedicine: Video Appointments

Telemedicine: Video Appointments

There are many, many reasons why getting to the office for a podiatric appointment might be difficult to manage for many of our patients. A few common examples: Age or disability that makes traveling difficult Lack of adequate transportation You’re located too far...

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A Drug-Free Option to Eliminate Pain!

A Drug-Free Option to Eliminate Pain!

For so many Americans—across all ages and demographic groups—pain is a fact of life. It doesn’t discriminate: Youth athletes who sprain their ankles or break a bone Adults who work on their feet all day and struggle with chronic heel pain and fatigue Peripheral...

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Getting to Know Your Fungal Nails

Getting to Know Your Fungal Nails

“Therefore, I say: know thine enemy and know yourself, and in one hundred conflicts you will naturally prevail.” -Sun Tzu Okay, first things first—Sun Tzu probably didn’t have fungal toenails in mind when he wrote “The Art of War.” He may have had them, we suppose,...

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Fungal Toenails: What NOT to Do

Fungal Toenails: What NOT to Do

Take it from us—fungal toenails are one of those annoying problems that are relatively easy to acquire, yet often very difficult to get rid of. An ill-advised barefoot romp around the pool deck or even a pedicure gone wrong may be all the fungi need to gain access to...

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