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Educational Resources

7 Ways to Prevent Diabetic Foot Ulcers

Managing your diabetic foot care is the best way to prevent complications like ulcers. (These are hard-to-heal infections that put you at risk for amputation.) Of course, our Spring and Tomball, TX podiatrists are here to help if problems develop. Just ask Dave, one of our patients who recently shared this about his experience with…

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Here’s How to Manage Foot and Ankle Arthritis

Need help managing foot and ankle arthritis? As we close out National Arthritis Awareness Month, we want to bring attention to the ways this disease affects your feet and ankles. Here’s what you need to know. Arthritis develops in joints when your cartilage breaks down. And, because your foot and ankle contain 35 joints, they’re…

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6 Reasons Why Walking Hurts (And How We Can Help)

Are you wondering why walking hurts? As podiatrists in Spring and Tomball TX, we love it when our patients walk more. After all, this is a low-impact way to get exercise and stay healthy. But we also know that some foot problems make it painful for you to walk. Recently, one of our patients came…

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Here’s How to Diagnose and Treat a Stress Fracture

Here in Spring, TX, we’re a year-round running city—and that means we always worry about stress fractures.  Especially after extended shut downs, so many of us will be getting back to gyms, runs or even long walks. And, while that’s wonderful news for your overall health, it could also mean a rise in overuse injuries…

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5 Ways to Spot a Broken Ankle

In our active society, a broken ankle injuries is increasingly common. Whether you trip down the stairs, or roll your ankle on the basketball court, sprains and fractures are possible—and easily diagnosed at Louetta Foot and Ankle Specialists, thanks to our in-office x-rays and MRIs! That was the case for our patient Sara M., who…

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3 Ways to Prevent Youth Sports Injuries

Even in normal times, youth sports injuries are common. Kids want to do their best, and coaches push them to work harder than ever. Then, when you factor in COVID 19 lockdowns, problems become even more likely. After all, many kids spent a full year moving less than ever before. And serious athletic training was…

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3 Ways to Prevent and Treat Bunions

If you’re ready to treat bunions, you aren’t alone. In fact, about 33% of American adults have one. [i] (And that rate goes up if bunions run in your family, because they tend to be genetic.) So, if you have a big bump on the side of your foot, whether or not it hurts, it…

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When do I need a Foot X-ray?

Foot injuries hurt, but when do you need a foot x-ray? Because there are so many bones, ligaments and nerves in your feet, even stubbing your toe causes lots of pain. So, how can you tell if a sore foot needs an x-ray? And why is it important to come in and see us, even…

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Why Treating Neuropathy Could Save Your Life

With diabetes, high blood sugar can damage your nerves, causing neuropathy. Diabetic neuropathy is painful. It leaves your feet numb, tingling or with shooting pain. Many providers have a hard time treating neuropathy. But in our Spring and Tomball, TX podiatry practices, we can treat neuropathy. And we have many different treatment options. Just ask…

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What is turf toe and how do we treat it at the podiatrist?

We’ve been hearing a lot about turf toe since Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs lost the Super Bowl. But do you know what a turf toe injury involves? Or what treatment will fix this sports injury? Today, we’ll take you through all the info you need to know. What is turf toe?  When…

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