Podiatry Blog

If You Have a Diabetic Wound, Every Day Matters

If You Have a Diabetic Wound, Every Day Matters

Many kinds of foot and ankle conditions follow a certain, basic pattern. Often the problem starts out small, maybe even barely noticeable. It might cause you some mild discomfort every once in a while, but nothing you can’t handle. But the longer you let things go...

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Do You Have COVID Toes? Here’s What You Should Do

Do You Have COVID Toes? Here’s What You Should Do

There’s still so much we don’t know about COVID-19, even after all these months. One of the strangest things about the disease is the wide variety of symptoms it can produce. Sure, most people who contract the infection show mainly or only the “classic” symptoms of an...

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Finding Footwear for Heel Pain

Finding Footwear for Heel Pain

A good pair of shoes is usually one of the best defenses you have against a bad case of heel pain. That’s not to say you won’t also need a more “hands-on” treatment strategy, such as physical therapy, orthotics, or laser therapy. Each situation is different, and not...

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Barefoot Walking Can Lead to Heel Pain

Barefoot Walking Can Lead to Heel Pain

If you’re one of the millions of Americans helping to “flatten the curve” by spending a lot more time at home than you used to, there’s a pretty good chance you’ve also made some changes to the types of clothing you wear on a day-to-day basis. Out with the jeans, in...

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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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