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What Arch Type Are You?

Fred Flintstone’s feet are pretty darn flat. That could be because, well, it’s just how he was designed. It could also be because of his weight or perhaps an injury from him using his feet ...
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Orthotics to the Rescue

The recent charitable Super Hero Run at Sugar Land Memorial Park was a big success! If you missed out on this event, don’t pack your cape and tights away just yet…there’s another ...
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Hammertoe Homecare

In Texas, we love our boots – cowboys and cowgirls alike! However, if you don’t have the perfect fit, these pointy-toed Texas trendsetters can cause a whole lot of trouble. When your toes ...
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Hammertoe Post Holiday Blues

Whew! You made it through the holidays and all the parties. You can take your dresses to the dry cleaners and kick off those high heels for a while, which is good because more than likely, your feet ...
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Diabetic Socks for Stocking Stuffers?

There are times when it’s hard to find the perfect gift for someone, which is certainly true for a loved one with diabetes. You want to make sure to give a present that is thoughtful, caring, ...
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Get That Blood Pumping: Tips to Improve Circulation

Good blood flow not only helps your heart stay healthy, it also enables injuries to get the healing nutrients they need – this is especially essential if you have diabetes so that blood can ...
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5 Tips to Manage Neuropathy at Home

Let the shopping begin! It’s the official start to the hustle and bustle of holiday shopping, and that means standing in lines, spending hours at the mall, and searching all over creation for ...
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Performing a Diabetic Self-Foot Exam

You look in the mirror every single day, to brush your teeth, wash your face, and comb your hair, but your feet, tucked away inside socks and shoes, typically don’t get paid that much attention. ...
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What You Eat Affects Your Feet

The fall harvest means plenty of fresh veggies and fruit available, which is great when it comes to maintaining a nutritional diet. Besides the commonly known health benefits of eating right such as a ...
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How to Get your Heels to Stop Hurting

Halloween is fast approaching, but if your heels are howling, you’re probably not looking forward to standing for long periods of time passing out candy, or walking the kids around to ...
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When to Consider Bunion Surgery

Bunions are kind of like pumpkins you find at nearby Dewberry Farm – they just keep getting bigger until someone comes along and takes them away! Unfortunately, unlike picking a pumpkin from its ...
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The Down and Dirty on Heel Pain

Mud runs are pretty popular around here, in fact Houston’s annual MuckFest MS is coming up fast! On Oct. 15, runner’s will get ready to get dirty, toeing the line at The Royal Purple ...
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Treatment Options for Plantar Warts

Warts are quite common. Most people develop one at some point or another in their lifetime. This doesn’t mean there isn’t anything that can be done about them, though. On the contrary, ...
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Treatment Options for Younger Patients

We take great pride in the services we provide at Houston Foot Specialists for all of our patients, but the satisfaction of treating young patients is really a great feeling. Child foot care practices ...
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Conservative Bunion Treatment Options

On September 10, from 6:00 – 8:00 PM, The Corner Table Houston is hosting the inaugural “Big Easy Benefit for Stuff the Sleigh” fundraiser. For those who are unfamiliar with Stuff ...
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Caring for Flatfoot

Flatfoot is a condition that really only needs treatment if issues are present. There are many cases of flatfoot that do not require treatment because there is no pain or other issues. At the same ...
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When Flatfoot Problems Need Our Care

Your foot arches are formed by tarsal and metatarsal bones, and strengthened by various tendons and ligaments. These elaborately-structured features allow your feet to support your full weight in the ...
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Your Ingrown Toenail Prevention Guide

“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” is age-old wisdom for a reason – it’s absolutely true! This can be seen in many different ways. For example, it costs a lot ...
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Know Your Fractures - Types of Broken Bones

Most people are familiar with the childhood taunt of “sticks and stones may break my bones…” often used in defense of being called a name. Now, there are various ways other than ...
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Treatment for Child Foot Injuries

We are proud to offer a wide array of foot and ankle services for fellow members of our greater Houston, TX community. One of our favorites is being able to provide effective treatment for child foot ...
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Child Foot Care 101

With students on summer vacation for a little while yet, this is the prime time to engage in some fun, family-friendly activities here in Houston, TX. Of course, our city has many opportunities for ...
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Understanding Diabetic Ulcers

In 2014, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that almost 22 million adults have been diagnosed with diabetes. There are several reasons this staggering number is so ...
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5 Reasons You Should See a Foot Doctor

If your car is experiencing trouble, you need to take it to a mechanic. This automotive professional will establish what is wrong and then correct the problem using his or her experience, knowledge, ...
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Why Foot Arch Type Matters

Human feet all have the same general, inherent design—26 bones, 33 joints, and over 100 muscles and connective tissues (tendons, ligaments)—but every pair is uniquely structured with its ...
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Overcoming Heel Pain

If you are one of the many Houston, TX runners in our community, it’s awesome to know you can choose from so many different road races all year-long. Even better, these runs are often used to ...
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