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Educational Resources

Orthotics and Stretches to Relieve Heel Pain

Did you know that you can choose orthotics and stretches to relieve heel pain? It’s true, but first we need to know what’s causing that heel pain. And one common cause if plantar fasciitis, triggered by inflammation. In turn, you’re likely to experience foot, heel and arch pain. Thankfully, simple interventions can make a big…

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Thyroid Related Foot Pain: Learn the Warning Signs

What does your thyroid have to do with foot pain? And what even is your thyroid? Well, your thyroid is a small gland in your neck. Shaped like a butterfly, it helps regulate your metabolism. But when it’s not working well, you’ll experience many different symptoms. And some of them can affect your feet. So,…

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Do Flat Shoes Cause Plantar Fasciitis?

Can you develop a case of flat shoes plantar fasciitis? Here’s the deal. Many fashion-forward women know that wearing high heels for extended periods of time causes pain. But what they often forget is that flat shoes—especially those with little to no arch support—can cause just as many foot problems as heels. Let’s take a…

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What’s the Deal with Hairy Toes?

Hairy toes are pretty common. But not everyone has them, and very few people want them…except, maybe your team of podiatrists in Spring TX. Why would we get on board with this furry phenomenon? Keep reading to find out. What’s the Upside of Having Hairy Toes? All humans grow hair on their toes. But some…

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How to Reduce Swelling in Feet During Pregnancy

Wondering how to reduce swelling in feet during pregnancy? Or looking for other foot care advice for for soon-to-be-moms? You’re not alone: so many new and expectant mothers wonder how to cope with (or prevent) changes in their feet. Luckily, we’re here with tips and advice so that your feet stay healthy despite the strain…

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Six Keys to Preventing and Treating Ingrown Toenails

Looking for the best method for treating ingrown toenails? Here in Spring, TX, we can wear sandals and open-toed shoes for most of the year. Except, if you have curved or infected ingrown toenails, you may want to keep them hidden. So let’s help you get back to showing off your toes–and improving your pain.…

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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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What Works on Cracked Heels

Wondering what works for cracked heels? There are several different ways to heal severely dry, cracked foot skin. And this post will help you choose your best option. But first, let’s explore why you develop problems in the first place.   What Causes Cracked Heels? When the skin on your feet gets very dry, it…

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11 Ways to Stop Diabetes from Hurting Feet

Is diabetes hurting your feet? When you have diabetes, even small foot conditions can cause major problems. That’s why the American Diabetes Association has launched the Amputation Prevention Alliance. (More about that in a moment.) And that’s also why you need to include an experienced podiatrist on your diabetic care team. At our Spring and…

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Avoid These Common Football Injuries

If your child is on the high school or college football team here in Spring or Tomball, TX, it’s important to watch for signs of football injuries. You see, because of the high speeds and hard hits that characterize this popular sport, players have a high risk for ankle and foot injuries. Want to know…

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