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Educational Resources

Diabetes and Feet: All You Need to Know

Diabetes and feet don’t go well together. There are several ways the disease can impact your foot health. That’s why our Spring, TX podiatrist’s take so much care with our diabetic patients. That was the case for our patient James P., who recently shared: “I have been a patient for more than 10 years and…

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What are the Best Shoes for Travel?

Summer vacation is back in a big way, so we’re wondering, what are the best shoes for travel? With a plunging Euro and a relaxation of Covid restrictions, so many of us are heading overseas. And we’re trekking across cobblestoned European steps, for hours on end. Finally, we’ll get the chance to see sights we’ve…

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What is a Medical Pedicure and Who Needs One?

If you’ve seen our medispa in the office, you may be wondering what is a medical pedicure? Simply put, it’s a pampering procedure designed to protect and enhance your foot health. During your pedicure, you’ll enjoy an experience similar to what you’d receive in a salon. But you’ll be treated by one of our trained…

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Stars Prove Why You Need Tennis Ankle Support

Sports with lots of lateral movements are hard on your ankles, which is why so many of our patients need tennis ankle support. Think you’re immune to overuse injuries or sprains from the sport? Check out what happened to some of our greatest tennis stars of all time.   The Case for Tennis Ankle Support:…

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How to Lower Your Achilles Tendon Injury Risk

If you’re a runner, you’re probably worried about getting an Achilles tendon injury. After all, it’s a common overuse injury. And that means it could develop if you overload your calf muscles while training. One way to avoid this injury is to take rest days from runs and always stretch out your muscles. But now,…

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How to Prevent Shin Splints and Other Running Injuries

Want to prevent shin splints and other running injuries? You need to look at your training schedule! After all, improper training is the cause of about 56 percent of running injuries each year, reports Jason Fitzgerald, a 2:39 marathoner and USA Track & Field certified coach. Contrary to popular belief, proper running requires proper technique—similar…

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Why Do I Get Blisters On My Feet? New Link to Sock Type!

Are you wondering why do I get blisters on my feet? Well, a newly discovered link suggests it has to do with the socks you wear. So read this post carefully if you want your feet to stay free from these fluid-filled irritations. Why Do I get Blisters on My Feet? It Could Be Bad…

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Here’s how to pick summer heels that don’t hurt your feet

As podiatrists in Spring and Tomball TX, we know our patients wear sandals all year long. But with the official start of summer right around the corner, we’re here to help you pick out sandals with heels that don’t hurt your feet. Now, you might think that means wearing flats all season, but that could…

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Is Apple Cider Vinegar Good for Neuropathy?

Are you living with diabetic nerve pain and wondering, is apple cider good for neuropathy? Here’s what you need to know. Today, ACV has many reported health benefits, but only some of them are backed by research. So, is apple cider vinegar for nerve pain one of those proven benefits? Let’s take a closer look.…

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4 Moves (and One Tip) to Beat Flat Feet Problems

Most people have a visible arch in their feet; if you don’t, you might have flat feet problems. With this condition, one or both of your feet have no visible arch when you’re standing. This can lead to foot or heel pain, as well as other concerns. Luckily, the podiatrists at Louetta Foot and Ankle…

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