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Educational Resources

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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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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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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How Ballet Dancers Can Avoid Sickled Feet

If you’re a dancer, you’ve probably heard warnings about sickled feet. After all, dancers are serious athletes, so they have to worry about sports injuries of the foot. Now, some injuries will happen suddenly, and are hard to avoid. That’s often the case with dancer’s toes…just ask Hailey R, who recently shared, “Dr. Fiala was…

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Why Do I Have Pain on Top of my Foot?

Why do I have pain on top of my foot, you ask? Well, there are so many bones, tendons and muscles in your foot. So, the answer is: many things could create that top of foot pain. Now, today, we’ll walk you through the many reasons you may have pain on top of your foot.…

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How Often Should Diabetics See a Podiatrist?

When should diabetics see a podiatrist? Well, when you’re diagnosed with diabetes, it’s important to put together a diabetic care team. What kind of specialists should be on that team? Diabetics should regularly see their primary care physician. Plus an endocrinologist, vascular physician, ophthalmologist, nutritionist as well as a diabetic counselor. And, of course, your…

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