Category: Foot Pain

Easy Tips to Soothe and Protect Aching Feet

The Houston Arboretum and Nature Center is providing the perfect backdrop for two days of Halloween fun. Take your family and do some trick-or-treating in natures neighborhood for their ArBOOretum event on October 25-26, 2014. If you work on your feet all day, though, walking all over a nature center might not be your idea […]

Don’t Be Medieval With Shoes: Orthotics Offer Comfort

It is often said that everything is bigger in Texas, and the fantastic events going on this fall are no exception. The nations largest, most acclaimed Renaissance event, the Texas Renaissance Festival, will be taking place on weekends throughout October and November, 2014 in Todd Mission, TX. Step back in time as a host of […]

Big Toe Pain

Arthritis is an extremely common pathological condition. Im sure you know many family members and friends with a diagnosis of some type of arthritis; young and old. Most of the time the arthritis involves the knees, hips, back, and shoulders. Is it possible to have arthritis in other joints? The answer is YES. Arthritis can […]

Shining the Light on Preventing Blisters

Are you a runner looking for a crazy, fun adventure? You need to check out the Blacklight Run happening July 12, 2014 in Houston, TX. You and hundreds of others will complete the 5K in UV neon glowing madnessit is a running race like no other! If you run regularly, chances are you have experienced […]

Feet and the Pitching Duel

Take me out to the ballgame Take me out the crowd Buy me some peanuts and cracker jacks I dont care if we never get back Let me root, root, root for the home team If they dont win its a shame, For its one, two, three strikes.your out At the! Spring is upon […]

Pregnancy and Your Feet

Pregnancy is a beautiful life event. The change the womans body must go through in order to support another life is amazingly, ingenious. If you were to analyze these changes, you might come to the conclusion that some type of engineer had a hand in the process. As the womans body is altered, there are […]

Foot Pain? Be Prepared For the Doctor

You have been having pain in your foot, or feet, and have just scheduled an appointment with your local Podiatrist, what can you do to help your physician treat you? Knowledge is power. The more information you can provide your Podiatrist, the greater ability for him/her to assess and treat you. Hopefully you are asking […]

Foot Exams on an Airplane?

Recently I had to make an emergency trip to my home town for a funeral. No, I wasnt in a good mood, feeling blue as you would expect. I just lost one of the most influential men in my life. I sat in my seat got comfortable, well as comfortable as you can get not […]

Foot Pain and Medical Marijuana, Is there a Place For it?

The hottest topic in medicine today is the use of medical marijuana or Cannabis. Cannabis’ use in medicine dates back 2000 years BC. It has been a recreational drug in the U.S. since the 1930’s. However, Colorado has been burning up the headlines recently with their legalization of the drug and although not known to […]

Be “Thankful” for your feet on Black Friday and this Holiday shopping season

You would think that with internet shopping, the need to wake up at 3:30am the day after Thanksgiving to get a TV or Dishwasher for a discount price is no longer necessary. However, the day after Thanksgiving is traditionally the biggest day of shopping all year. This means people are operating on little sleep in […]