Crazy about Trendy Spring Shoes? – Avoid Floss Heels

Crazy about Trendy Spring Shoes? – Avoid Floss Heels

If you follow shoe trends – or maybe that special lady in your life does – you probably have heard of the new floss heels. A floss heel – named for the dental product because their straps are so wispy – has virtually no supportive structure for the foot, even with a thin ankle strap. The heel is flimsy and, at 2 ½ inches, is a little too high for daily wear.

Innovative Neurogenx Therapy Treats Neuropathy and Much More!

Innovative Neurogenx Therapy Treats Neuropathy and Much More!

Do you suffer from neuropathy – nerve damage – with pain, numbness burning or muscle weakness in your feet? If so, we have a state-of-the-art therapy that can not only manage your condition but can also reverse any damage and restore nerve function.

Are You At Risk for Gout?

Are You At Risk for Gout?

There are many types of diseases and conditions that, when developed, put you at risk of then developing other related issues. For example, when you have a disease like diabetes, you’re at a higher risk for developing other conditions like nerve disease and gout.

The Scoop on Cold Laser Therapy

The Scoop on Cold Laser Therapy

In the medical field, second opinions are not only helpful, but they’re often strongly encouraged when your diagnosis proves to be a complex case. When it comes to plantar fasciitis, a decent amount of sufferers find permanent relief from merely resting or using custom orthotics.

Tips to Identify Foot Pain

Tips to Identify Foot Pain

Maybe you’re thinking about finally scheduling an appointment at Lighthouse Foot & Ankle Center to see one of our wonderful podiatrists. In an effort to get ready for that consultation, we urge you to focus on your feet during the days leading up to that appointment.

Volunteering to Help Your Feet AND Your Community!

Volunteering to Help Your Feet AND Your Community!

Each year on March 13th, folks around the world celebrate National Good Samaritan’s Day. This can be done simply by extending a helping hand to a neighbor in need or even signing up for a monthly shift volunteering at your local homeless shelter.

Our Top Tips for Swollen Feet

Our Top Tips for Swollen Feet

Have you ever found yourself wondering why the tops of your feet or the sides of your ankles look puffy at the end of a long day? This is a normal and common occurrence in anyone who spends at least one-third of the day, or longer, on their feet.

The Diabetic and the Podiatrist

The Diabetic and the Podiatrist

If diabetes is an issue mostly affecting the normal function of the pancreas, either through insulin resistance or the inability to naturally produce insulin in the body, how does diabetes pertain to a podiatrist?

5 Warning Signs for Diabetic Patients

5 Warning Signs for Diabetic Patients

When we have a disease like diabetes, we are at risk of developing other conditions and diseases that can stem from diabetes. The most commonly known condition associated with diabetes is called diabetic neuropathy, or the occurrence of neuropathy in a patient with diabetes.

“Foot Pain and Weight Gain”

“Foot Pain and Weight Gain”

With our intentions for the New Year set to inspire us along the way, it can be helpful to learn about what exactly weight loss can potentially help you avoid when it comes to foot and ankle health. Untreated foot and ankle issues can contribute to weight gain by preventing you from being active!