Patient Education

Our team of specialists and staff believe that informed patients are better equipped to make decisions regarding their health and well being. For your personal use, we have created an extensive patient library covering an array of educational topics. Browse through these diagnoses and treatments to learn more about topics of interest to you. Or, for a more comprehensive search of our entire Web site, enter your term(s) in the search bar provided.

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October Articles 2012
...Blisters will form when beginning this kind of running especially, you may have plantar fascia problems...

New Study on Barefoot Running Released; Barefoot Running May Reduce Injuries
... - Blisters may form...

July Articles 2013
...Bruises, scrapes, cuts, and sometimes blisters can form on runners’ feet...

Barefoot Running Requires Slow Transition and Injury Free Feet
... -Blisters may form...

Athlete’s Foot Very Common in Florida and Other Warm Geographic Locations
... Solutions to Combat Athlete’s Foot - Hydrate your feet by using lotion - Exfoliate - Buff off nails - Use of anti-fungal product - Examine feet and visit your doctor if any suspicious blisters or cuts are present...

August Articles 2013
...   Blisters on the Feet If you have ever worn a pair of shoes that were two tight or just rubbed you in the wrong place, then chances are that you have experienced the pain of having a blister formed...

Blisters Arise on Feet of Charity Walker
...Unfortunately for Iles, he wound up with severe blisters on his feet as a result of participating in the event, although Iles does not regret his participation...

September Articles 2013
... Flip-flops can cause more obvious short term problems as well, like ankle sprains and frequent blisters...

Switching Out Your Cheap Flip-Flops Can Improve the Overall Health of Your Feet
...  These symptoms include: Ball and arch problems in the foot Changes to the body’s natural gait Blisters Ankle Sprains Higher risk of infection Higher risk of scrapes and cuts to the feet Issues in the lower back, legs and ankles To avoid these symptoms (and minimize your risks), select a pair of flip-flops made of high quality materials that can offer protection...

October Articles 2013
...  If you experience foot pain, swelling, or blisters, you know your shoes are too tight...

November Articles 2013
...Peripheral issues that are caused by diabetes and can affect the foot include athlete’s foot, nail infections, corns, blisters, bunions, severe dry skin, plantar warts and ingrown toenails...

December Articles 2013
...If a runner or walker’s shoes are too big, their feet will slide back and forth inside the shoe and cause blisters...

June Articles 2014
Blisters on the Feet Blisters are a common ailment of people who wear shoes that are either too tight or rubbed up against their feet in the wrong way while wearing them...

Woman Plans to Run Barefoot Across Wales
... -Blisters may form...

Barefoot Walker takes on England with Blisters
...Even though blisters and sores have developed on his feet, Wells intends to continue forward with his pilgrimage...

July Articles 2014
...  If you experience foot pain, swelling, or blisters, you know your shoes are too tight...

Worthy Charity Gets Boost From Barefoot Record Holder
... -Blisters may form...

Larger Feet create Larger Shoe Sizes
... If your shoes are not properly sized, you can experience: -foot pain -knee pain -blisters -swelling Don’t assume that you will always wear the same size in a shoe...

August Articles 2014
... Flip-flops can cause more obvious short term problems as well, like ankle sprains and frequent blisters...

Thin Flip Flops Can Cause Irritating Foot Conditions
...  Common injuries and ailments include: Sprained ankles Blisters Infections Cuts and Scrapes I like wearing flip-flops, are there safe alternatives...

September Articles 2014
Blisters on the Feet Blisters are a common ailment of people who wear shoes that are either too tight or rubbed up against their feet in the wrong way while wearing them...

Athlete’s Foot Prevention relies on the Maintenance of Proper Hygiene
... Solutions to Combat Athlete’s Foot - Hydrate your feet by using lotion - Exfoliate - Buff off nails - Use of anti-fungal product - Examine feet and visit your doctor if any suspicious blisters or cuts are present...

Virgin Atlantic Flight Attendants suffer from Blisters from Designer Uniforms
...The collaboration hasn’t been fully embraced, however, as some of Virgin’s 7,500 crew members report Westwood’s shoes to be the cause of blisters...

Corns and Other Podiatric Issues Can be Aided by Mother Nature
...For blisters or lesions, apply crushed plantains or yarrow to the afflicted area and cover the wound with a bandage...

January Articles 2015
Blisters on the Feet Blisters are a common ailment of people who wear shoes that are either too tight or rubbed up against their feet in the wrong way while wearing them...

Finding the Right Running Shoe with Running Wild
In lieu of warmer weather and the upcoming running season, shoe experts from shoe store Running Wild bring to light some much needed advice in finding the perfect shoe: Get fit for your shoes, know your training level, bring your old shoes, and wear socks with synthetic fabric to avoid blisters...

April Articles 2015
... Aside from long-term problems, flip-fops can also create short-term issues as well, such as ankle sprains and blisters...

Heels not the only Culprit for Women’s Foot Pain
...  Common injuries and ailments include: Sprained ankles Blisters Infections Cuts and Scrapes If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our office, located in New Albany, IN...

Suggestions to prevent serious Foot Problems
... Simply checking the feet every day and taking care to check between the toes and at the bottom of the foot can help reveal small cuts or blisters that may be developing...

May Articles 2015
... Blisters on the Feet Blisters are a common ailment of people who wear shoes that are either too tight or rubbed up against their feet in the wrong way while wearing them...

Link Found Between Socks Type and Blister Development
A link may be present between the kind of socks one wears and the development of blisters on the feet...

Ultraviolet Sanitizer can clear Foot Fungus
... Solutions to Combat Athlete’s Foot Hydrate your feet by using lotion Exfoliate Buff off nails Use of anti-fungal products Examine your feet and visit your doctor if any suspicious blisters or cuts develop Athlete’s foot can cause many irritating symptoms such as dry and flaking skin, itching, and redness...

June Articles 2015
... The symptoms of hyperhidrosis of the feet can include foot odor, athlete's foot, infections, and blisters...

Never leave Blisters Untreated
...Untreated, open blisters can become infected and swell in pain...

July Articles 2015
... Aside from long-term problems, flip-fops can also create short-term issues as well, such as ankle sprains and blisters...

Flip-Flops pose multiple Foot Problems
...  Common injuries and ailments include: Sprained ankles Blisters Infections Cuts and Scrapes If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our office, located in New Albany, IN...

August Articles 2015
...If your shoes are not properly sized, you can experience foot pain, knee pain, blisters and swelling...

Amazon aims to make Online Shoe Shopping easier
...Comfort is essential and the shoe must fit well, as ill-fitting shoes can lead to blisters, bruises at the back of the ankle and can also hurt the toes if the shoe is too tight...

Diabetes and Your Feet
...If you have red spots, sore spots, blisters, corns, calluses, or consistent pain associated with wearing shoes, new proper fitted shoes must be obtained immediately...

Daily Foot Care for Diabetics
...A simple daily foot care regimen can include washing the feet with mild soap and warm water, carefully drying the feet, and examining the feet for small injuries such as cuts or blisters...

November Articles 2015
...Bruises, scrapes, cuts, and even blisters can easily form when you have no protection from sharp or rough objects on the ground...

Barefoot Exercises have Benefits for the Feet
... Barefoot running contains many advantages, including: A lower risk for ankle and foot injuries Improvement in balance and body  posture Strengthens muscles in the lower legs, ankles and feet that are not normally worked when wearing shoes There are also some disadvantages to barefoot running, which include: Lack of shoes increases the risk of incurring blisters, scrapes, bruises and cuts Risk of Achilles tendonitis as a result of landing on the front of your feet constantly Needing time and transition to adjust as the switch cannot be automatic Start on even, flat surfaces and consider investing in minimalist running shoes...

April Articles 2016
... Aside from long-term problems, flip-fops can also create short-term issues as well, such as ankle sprains and blisters...

Flip Flops Are Not Recommended for Wearing for Long Periods
...  Common injuries and ailments include: Sprained ankles Blisters Infections Cuts and Scrapes If you have any questions, please contact our office located in New Albany, NY...

June Articles 2016
... Symptoms of hyperhidrosis of the feet can include foot odor, athlete's foot, infections, and blisters...

July Articles 2016
...Peripheral issues that are caused by diabetes and can affect the foot include athlete’s foot, nail infections, corns, blisters, bunions, severe dry skin, plantar warts and ingrown toenails...

August Articles 2016
... Aside from long-term problems, flip-fops can also create short-term issues as well, such as ankle sprains and blisters...

Athlete’s Foot affects both Men and Women
... Solutions to Combat Athlete’s Foot Hydrate your feet by using lotion Exfoliate Buff off nails Use of anti-fungal products Examine your feet and visit your doctor if any suspicious blisters or cuts develop Athlete’s foot can cause many irritating symptoms such as dry and flaking skin, itching, and redness...

Flip-Flops: Dangerous for Your Feet?
...Flip flops that are too small for your feet might give you blisters and other infections...

September Articles 2016
... Symptoms of hyperhidrosis of the feet can include foot odor, athlete's foot, infections, and blisters...

“I’ve Got Blisters on My Feet”
Blisters are very easy to get and are generally caused by repeated friction to one area...

Foot Fitness
...For example; Athlete’s foot, Blisters, Corns, Calluses, Heel Pain Stay Mobile and Coordinated! Rhythmical moves that slowly expand your range of motion gives your tissues energy and enhances your coordination so you are less likely to fall...

Skipping Injury on the Court
... Shoes Wide shoe box allows room to wiggle so blisters, corns and calluses remain at bay...

Hiking without Blisters
Blisters and hiking go together as much as oil and water...

How to Pack the Best Shoes for Your Summer Travels
...Be sure to select the right socks based on: height (to protect from abrasion with your footwear)  fabric (a moisture-wicking material such as wool or nylon) cushioning (to protect your feet during high-impact activities such as running and hiking) fit (to fend off blisters, bunions, corns and calluses)   Pack a Foot First Aid Kit...

More Than Skin Deep: Nerve Pain and Your Feet
...Bunions, blisters, corns and calluses are all clearly visible on the exterior of your feet, and as a result, their diagnosis is straightforward...

Office Fashion for Healthy Feminine Feet
...Even a seemingly innocuous pair of professional shoes can leave you with soreness, blisters, and bunions by the end of a long day at the office!   Here are a few tips for navigating the store aisles and making the best choices for women’s shoes (while still retaining your sense of style):   High Heels They may be flattering, leg-elongating, and chic, but high heels unfortunately host a wide array of women’s foot problems...

5 Great Natural Products to Keep On Hand for Summer Blisters
...It’s one of the most effective treatments for redness, swelling, and irritation from summer blisters...

Essential Foot Care for Those With Diabetes
... Essential foot care for diabetic patients includes: Daily foot inspection—Carefully check your feet for any cuts, scrapes, blisters, puncture wounds, or ingrown toenails...

Choose the Best Shoes and Socks for Your Child's Developing Feet
...Socks can prevent your little one from blisters, calluses and other foot problems...

6 Tips for Healthy Feet
...If you notice any cuts, bruises, or blisters, be sure to treat them promptly to avoid infection since this can lead to amputation in diabetic patients...

Skin Cancer Can Affect Your Feet
...These cancers often look like bruises, warts, moles, or blood blisters...

6 Bunion Care Tips
... Pads and cushioning - These can isolate the bunion and avoid the friction that causes blisters...

Why Does the Top of My Foot Hurt?
... 3 of the main causes of pain on the top of the foot include: Shoes that fit poorly—Shoes that are too tight will increase the pressure on the top of the foot causing pressure and stress and possibly causing blisters...

Diabetic Complications and Amputation Prevention
...Because of poor circulation and neuropathy in the feet, cuts or blisters can easily turn into ulcers that become infected and won’t heal...

Ankle Fractures
... Symptoms An ankle fracture is accompanied by one or all of these symptoms: Pain at the site of the fracture, which in some cases can extend from the foot to the knee Significant swelling, which may occur along the length of the leg or may be more localized Blisters may occur over the fracture site...

Athlete's Foot
...In advanced cases, inflammation, cracks, and blisters may form; an infection caused by bacteria can also result...

Contact Dermatitis
...Symptoms, including redness, itchiness, and small blisters, usually occur within 24 hours of exposure to the irritant...

Dermatitis
...Symptoms, including redness, itchiness, and small blisters, usually occur within 24 hours of exposure to the irritant...

Diabetic Complications and Amputation Prevention
...Because of poor circulation and neuropathy in the feet, cuts or blisters can easily turn into ulcers that become infected and won’t heal...

Diabetic Foot Care Guidelines
...Check for cuts, blisters, redness, swelling, or nail problems...

Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy
...If you notice any cuts, redness, blisters, or swelling, see your foot and ankle surgeon right away...

Eczema of the Foot
...Small blisters may sometimes form...

Fracture-Ankle
... Symptoms An ankle fracture is accompanied by one or all of these symptoms: Pain at the site of the fracture, which in some cases can extend from the foot to the knee Significant swelling, which may occur along the length of the leg or may be more localized Blisters may occur over the fracture site...

Frostbite
...To avoid infection, blisters or damaged skin should be treated with antibiotic cream and loose bandages, and medical attention should be sought as soon as possible...

Osteoarthritis of the Foot and Ankle
...Shoe pressure may cause pain at the site of a bone spur, and in some cases blisters or calluses may form over its surface...

P.A.D. (Peripheral Arterial Disease)
...do not have normal blood flow—and because blood is necessary for healing—seemingly small problems such as cuts, blisters, or sores can result in serious complications...

Peripheral Arterial Disease (P.A.D.)
...do not have normal blood flow—and because blood is necessary for healing—seemingly small problems such as cuts, blisters, or sores can result in serious complications...

Peripheral Neuropathy: Diabetic
...If you notice any cuts, redness, blisters, or swelling, see your foot and ankle surgeon right away...