HOW TO PREVENT A FOOT ATTACK

Your doctor or nurse has told you that you are at a high risk of a foot attack. You shrug it off because a foot attack does not seem life threatening. However, a foot attack can cause major medical issues such as foot or leg amputation, or even death. What is a Foot...

5 TIPS TO PROTECT YOUR LOWER EXTREMITIES

If you have diabetes, heart disease, or vascular disease,  it is essential to take proper care of your lower extremities. If left untreated, your risk of heart attack, stroke or even amputation increases. The good news is, these conditions are treatable and...

WHEN TO SEE A DOCTOR FOR FOOT/LEG PAIN

Foot fatigue, soreness in the feet, pain when walking or even at rest are not just signs of aging. Many times, foot or leg pain is an indication of a larger health issue. If the pain in your feet is persistent and causes you to miss work or social events, it is time...

WHAT YOU KNOW ABOUT CRITICAL LIMB ISCHEMIA COULD SAVE YOU A LIMB

When a patient has peripheral arterial disease (PAD), they may not realize how quickly symptoms can worsen. Often times the symptoms go unnoticed. PAD is characterized by a buildup of plaque causing a lack of blood flow to the extremities. If PAD goes...

I HAVE EDEMA, NOW WHAT?

What is Edema? Edema is an excess of fluid that can get trapped in the body’s tissue causing swelling. In most cases, this trapped fluid is held in the feet and legs, but it can happen on many other parts of the body as well. Many times, edema is a result of...