Heel pain treatment is mostly associated with runners and athletes but is equally relevant for the everyday person as well. Before getting into the details of Heel Pain Treatment, we … Read More “Austin Heel Pain Treatment and the Necessary Precautions”
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”
Virtually Painless Heel Pain Injections
By Austin Foot Doctor I volunteer at a clinic some Friday afternoons and had an unusual experience recently. There was a patient who had very acute heel pain and really … Read More “Virtually Painless Heel Pain Injections”
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…”
FAQ: Do I really need expensive custom orthotics?
Often the answer is no. Many people purchase shoe inserts from Dr. Scholl’s or even from Costco. And if you have a minor foot problem these can often do the … Read More “FAQ: Do I really need expensive custom orthotics?”
These Are A Few Of My Favorite Things!
We sell a bunch of small foot health products in our office as a convenience to our patients. Typically these are things you just can’t find in stores that we … Read More “These Are A Few Of My Favorite Things!”
Where Does It Hurt? Infographic
Austin Foot Doctor’s Shoe Tips
Do your shoes feel great when you slip them on in the morning, but pinch by the end of the day? Do you ever wonder why different shoes of the … Read More “Austin Foot Doctor’s Shoe Tips”
Would You Run a Marathon In Flip Flops?
Some headlines are fun, some headlines are disturbing, some headlines are fascinating and some just cause you to scratch your head. This was a head scratcher! This past Saturday, a … Read More “Would You Run a Marathon In Flip Flops?”
Why is a podiatrist asking me about my sleeping position?
I admit at first glance it sounds rather irrelevant to the problem of heel pain. However once you understand the anatomy it is vitally important. Heel pain is caused by … Read More “Why is a podiatrist asking me about my sleeping position?”
Secrets for Choosing Flip-Flops That Look and Feel Great!
(ARA) – Let’s face it – flip-flops are mainstream, and not just because they’re stylish, easy-to-wear and cooler when the weather warms. For many of us, flip-flops are the equivalent … Read More “Secrets for Choosing Flip-Flops That Look and Feel Great!”
Less painful shots may soon be possible
In this month’s Popular Science there is an article entitled “The Incredible Shrinking Shot.” Since we give a fair number of shots, this article immediately caught my interest. The article … Read More “Less painful shots may soon be possible”
Weight Gain Commonly Aggravates Heel Pain
Anyone who treats heel pain — technically plantar fasciitis — glosses over one of the single biggest contributors to that pain – excess weight. Often for a podiatrist, it’s the … Read More “Weight Gain Commonly Aggravates Heel Pain”
Ultrasound imaging of the foot and ankle
If your doctor uses only x-ray to diagnose a foot or ankle problem, he may be getting only a part of the picture. X-rays reveal the bones, but they do … Read More “Ultrasound imaging of the foot and ankle”