The history and future of running footwear Let’s say that you have been away from running for years but suspect that your feet will need extra pampering now that you’ve … Read More “Do Running Shoes Cause Injuries?”
Review: Water/Aqua Shoes
Style: Men’s & women’s Sample Size: EU44 / UK10 / US10.5 Other names: Surf shoe, bathing shoe, aqua shoe Design: Nika Holding GmbH (Germany) Country of production: Unknown Weight per … Read More “Review: Water/Aqua Shoes”
Fungal Toenails Treated with Laser and KeryFlex
The problem with every treatment for fungus toenails is that you have to wait for the healthy toenail to grow out to have your nails look really decent. While it’s … Read More “Fungal Toenails Treated with Laser and KeryFlex”
A New Treatment for Stubborn Heel Pain
Most heel pain can be cured without surgery. Unfortunately, there is no magic bullet for heel pain. Many times heel pain treatment consists of many different types of treatments and … Read More “A New Treatment for Stubborn Heel Pain”
Too Much of a Good Thing?
There was an interesting article recently in the New York Times entitled “Big Baby, Smart Kid.” The article notes that about half of all births in the United States are … Read More “Too Much of a Good Thing?”
The Blow Dryer-Athlete’s Foot Connection
When you have been in practice for some time you start getting feedback from your patients. It is very interesting to hear what sticks with patients and also to hear … Read More “The Blow Dryer-Athlete’s Foot Connection”
High Deductibles Are Not The Answer!
There are many things that can be done to improve the American healthcare system; high insurance deductibles are not one of them.
I Can’t Stand My Orthotic Foot Supports– What Can I Do?
Almost every day people show up in my office with orthotics they just can’t wear. Some of these were made by doctors who claim that they are experts in making … Read More “I Can’t Stand My Orthotic Foot Supports– What Can I Do?”
Why Did My Toenails Get a Fungus Infection – Again?
It’s a story we are hearing more and more now that many people have had success getting rid of their fungal toenails with either the laser or medication. The nails … Read More “Why Did My Toenails Get a Fungus Infection – Again?”
Everybody Sells Orthotics but Few Adjust Them
Several times a week people come into my office complaining about either a custom orthotics or an over-the-counter shoe insert. Usually, the story goes that they spent a considerable amount … Read More “Everybody Sells Orthotics but Few Adjust Them”
The Challenge of Designing High Tech Shoe Modifications
On the outside chance that you don’t follow the MDDI (Medical Device and Diagnostic Industry) Journal, I would like to tell you about something that I recently saw that was … Read More “The Challenge of Designing High Tech Shoe Modifications”
I Have a Painful Corn and a Really Large Deductible!
Okay, you have a monstrous unmet deductible. You also have a really annoying corn on your foot which is driving you crazy. What to do? Hospital and outpatient surgery centers … Read More “I Have a Painful Corn and a Really Large Deductible!”
Dr. David Agus, “A Short Guide to a Long Life”, and Rule 59
I read too many magazines. And when you read too many magazines you read way too many opinions from “experts” on how to live a long and healthy life. The … Read More “Dr. David Agus, “A Short Guide to a Long Life”, and Rule 59”
Miracle Cures for Foot Pain: If They Sound Too Good to Be True…
I thought my career was over and that I had wasted years of schooling and over 20 years of practice when I first saw the ad for Yoga Toes. All … Read More “Miracle Cures for Foot Pain: If They Sound Too Good to Be True…”
What Does Dr. Oz Know About Bunion Surgery?
The short answer: about as much I know about cardiac surgery! That’s the problem. In todays’ world, an “expert” in one thing is somehow an expert on things they know … Read More “What Does Dr. Oz Know About Bunion Surgery?”