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  • Lisfranc Fracture
    Any fracture to the foot or ankle should be taken seriously, but a Lisfranc fracture is particularly concerning for podiatrists. Because the fracture happens at the center of the foot Read more
  • Sesamoid Injuries
    Everything You Need to Know About Sesamoid Injuries   Think you have a sesamoid injury? Sesamoids are bones embedded in tendons. Sesamoid injuries are often associated with activities requiring increased pressure on Read more
  • Claw Toes and Mallet Toes
    Understanding Claw and Mallet Toes Think you may have mallet or claw toes? Mallet and claw toes form over years and are common in adults. Mallet and claw toes are among Read more
  • Alleviating Painful Arthritis of the Foot and Ankle
    With age, it’s not uncommon to experience pain and stiffness in your feet and ankles.  Carefully monitoring your pain is important, however, as this noticeable discomfort could be an early Read more
  • Preventing and Treating Ankle Sprains
    An ankle sprain is one of the most common injuries to the ankle, resulting from a fall or a sudden twist that forces the ligaments out of their normal position. Read more
  • Heel Pain Causes and Treatment Options
    Wondering why your heel hurts? Our Grand Rapids, MI, podiatrist, Dr. Charles Solon of Crosswell Podiatry, shares information on several causes of heel pain and explains what can be done Read more
  • Prevention and Treatment for Achilles Tendinitis
    The Achilles tendon is the largest and strongest tendon in the body, located in the back of the lower leg and connecting the heel bone to the calf muscle. This Read more
  • 5 Ways To Soothe Tired, Aching Feet
    We’ve all been there before - after a long day of work, shopping or a playing sports, your feet ache and you feel as if you couldn’t walk another step Read more
  • Looking After Little Feet: Proper Foot Care for Your Baby
    A child's feet grow rapidly during the first year, reaching almost half of their adult foot size. This is why podiatrists consider the first year to be the most important Read more
  • Maintain Healthy Weight to Prevent Foot Problems
    With our feet bearing the weight of our entire body, it’s no surprise that carrying excess weight may increase the chance of developing foot problems. In fact, recent studies have Read more
  • Seek Treatment for Dry, Cracked Heels
    Dry, cracked heels are not only unsightly, but they can also be a source of pain and embarrassment. When the fissures in your heel become so dry and cracked that Read more
  • Beautify Your Feet for the Summer
    The summertime is a great time to show off your new sandals and allow your feet to breathe. But since the warmer months can be rough on your feet, it's Read more
  • Foot Health and Aging: How to Keep Your Feet Supporting You for Life
    With age, many people experience changes in their feet. This may include a change in their shape, a loss of the fatty pads that cushion the bottom of the feet, Read more
  • Walking Your Way To Good Foot Health
    Looking for a safe, easy and inexpensive way to stay healthy, increase your energy level and improve your figure? Start walking! Walking is one of the easiest and most popular Read more
  • High Fashion Footwear May Come with a High Price
    While high-heeled shoes may look stylish or complement your favorite outfit, they are rarely the best option for a woman's feet. According to a study by the American Podiatric Medical Read more
  • Fighting Fungal Toenails
    Also known as onychomycosis, toenail fungus can be painful, irritating and embarrassing. When you experience trauma to your nail, the nail bed is lifted, allowing fungus to invade. Without treatment, Read more