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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Shockwave Therapy Effective Treatment for High Heel Pain
...High heels can cause a host of foot and ankle issues, including plantar fasciitis, stress fractures, corns, and calluses...

December Articles 2012
...To keep your feet at their most healthy, avoid wearing high heels or flip flops too often...

High Heels Workout Can Cause Severe Foot Pain
...The purpose of working out in high heels is to strengthening your core but it can put a lot of pressure and tension not only on a your back, but especially on your feet...

Passionate High Heel Enthusiast Needs Surgery as a Result of Her Love
Miami Beach resident Diane Ares has a passion for high heels, owning a collection with enough heels to match every outfit she owns...

March Articles 2014
...To keep your feet at their most healthy, avoid wearing high heels or flip flops too often...

April Articles 2014
... High heels also limit the motion of the ankle joints as well when they are worn...

Young Boy Walks in Heels to Raise Money for Charity
For the past five years, nine-year-old Joseph Miller has participated in an annual charity event called “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” that calls on men and women to show their support for the victims of domestic violence by walking a mile in high heels...

May Articles 2014
...Shoes that are too narrow or short for the foot, or have excessively high heels, can cause of hammertoe...

June Articles 2014
...This pain is often increased by walking, running, or by wearing shoes that compress the toes, such as high heels...

August Articles 2014
... High heels also limit the motion of the ankle joints as well when they are worn...

High Heels Can Now Be Printed with 3-D Technology
...   High heels can cause foot and ankle pain...

Bunion Prevention and Treatment as explained by the Running Doc
...To decrease the pace of bunion progression, avoid wearing high heels on a regular basis, wear flexible full-length orthotics while running, and wear looser fitting shoes around the toes...

November Articles 2014
...To keep your feet at their most healthy, avoid wearing high heels or flip flops too often...

Fall’s Wet Weather makes practicing Everyday Foot Care Important
...Wearing shoes that fit well can also help you maintain good foot health, as well as making it easier to walk and do daily activities without the stress or pain of ill-fitting shoes, high heels, or even flip flops...

March Articles 2015
...To keep your feet at their most healthy, avoid wearing high heels or flip flops too often...

Cold Feet can increase chance of catching Cold or Flu
...Wearing shoes that fit well can also help you maintain good foot health, as well as making it easier to walk and do daily activities without the stress or pain of ill-fitting shoes, high heels, or even flip flops...

Heels not the only Culprit for Women’s Foot Pain
While they are often blamed for exacerbating certain women’s foot conditions, high heels are not the only type of footwear that creates issues...

Suggestions to prevent serious Foot Problems
...Wearing shoes that fit well can also help you maintain good foot health, as well as making it easier to walk and do daily activities without the stress or pain of ill-fitting shoes, high heels, or even flip flops...

May Articles 2015
...This pain is often increased by walking, running, or by wearing shoes that compress the toes, such as high heels...

Brand promotes the First Comfortable Stiletto
Advertised as the “first truly comfortable stiletto high heels,”  ANYI LU’s Signature Collection was developed over 10 years...

Program gives Foot Care to Homeless Veterans
...Wearing shoes that fit well can also help you maintain good foot health, as well as making it easier to walk and do daily activities without the stress or pain of ill-fitting shoes, high heels, or even flip flops...

Chronic Lateral Ankle Pain
... Difficulty walking on uneven ground or in high heels...

Tips for Fall Foot Care
...Wearing shoes that fit well can also help you maintain good foot health, as well as making it easier to walk and do daily activities without the stress or pain of ill-fitting shoes, high heels, or even flip flops...

Tips to alleviate Pain from High Heels
High heels are an undeniable staple in any woman’s closet...

March Articles 2016
...To keep your feet at their most healthy, avoid wearing high heels or flip flops too often...

Young Athletes should Rest to avoid Injury
...Wearing shoes that fit well can also help you maintain good foot health, as well as making it easier to walk and do daily activities without the stress or pain of ill-fitting shoes, high heels, or even flip flops...

Take a Break from High Heels and Treat Your Feet
High heels are a common shoe trend among women, but it’s important to wear them in moderation...

June Articles 2016
...To keep your feet at their most healthy, avoid wearing high heels or flip flops too often...

Advice for Taking Care of Your Feet
...Wearing shoes that fit well can also help you maintain good foot health, as well as making it easier to walk and do daily activities without the stress or pain of ill-fitting shoes, high heels, or even flip flops...

Ill-fitting Footwear Can Cause a Variety of Problems
...Shoes that are tight-fitting, such as high heels, can progress the development of bunions or even Morton’s neuroma...

High Heels Can Cause Stress Fractures
There are a lot of health risks that come along with wearing high heels...

Ingrown Toenails Can Affect Anyone
...If you are suffering from an ingrown toenail, High heels can create a myriad of foot and ankle problems...

December Articles 2016
...These include wearing ill-fitting shoes that cause pressure to the toes, such as high heels...

Tips for Taking Care of Your Diabetic Feet
...Avoid tight-fitting or point shoes such as high heels...

Morton’s Neuroma Painful, but Treatable
... -Ill-fitting high heels or shoes that add pressure to the toe or foot area...

Ingrown Toenails: Causes and Preventions
...If you exercise often or wear high heels, take heed of your shoes...

January Articles 2017
...This can happen as you try to cram your feet into high heels, or by running or walking in a way that causes too much stress on the feet...

Foot and Knee Injuries Affect Overall Health
...Wearing shoes that fit well can also help you maintain good foot health, as well as making it easier to walk and do daily activities without the stress or pain of ill-fitting shoes, high heels, or even flip flops...

Chronic Lateral Ankle Pain Help
... Causes Incomplete healing of the ankle joint after a bad sprain Inflammation of the joint lining Nerve injury Scar tissue in the ankle putting pressure on the ligaments Torn or inflamed tendons Fracture in the ankle bone Repeated ankle sprains Symptoms Ankle pain that is not reacting to treatment Swelling and tenderness around the outside of the ankle Pain behind the anklebone or on the outer side of the ankle Pain that ranges from the ankle down into the foot Bruises, redness and burning Numbness or tingling Inability to put weight on that ankle Stiffness and instability Treatment Rest, ice, compression and elevation Anti-inflammatory medication Immobilization in a cast or brace Physical therapy Over the counter anti-inflammatory medication Steroid treatment or medication Prevention Wear shoes that fit well and provide support Lose weight (if applicable) to reduce stress on your ankles Stretch your ankles before exercising Avoid wearing high heels for long periods of time Gain proper balance when walking or exercising – if this is difficult tell your doctor When you injure your ankle, it may not seem serious in the beginning and it may go undiagnosed for a while until the pain continues...

Facts about Flat Feet
...Avoid tight shoes, high heels or unnaturally shaped shoes...

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...

Haglund’s Deformity - A Pain in the Heel
...While this abnormality frequently affects women who wear high heels (the pump bump), it can affect anyone who often wears shoes with rigid backs...

Fascinating Foot Facts
... Women get more foot problems than men—They actually get about four times as many foot issues as men, largely due to the wearing of high heels that cause damage to the feet and ankles, resulting in conditions like bunions, hammertoes, tendonitis, and ingrown toenails...

Heel Pain After Sleeping
... Treatment for plantar fasciitis consists of the following: Avoid wearing high heels and flip flops Use the RICE method (Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation) to relieve pain and swelling Stop any high impact activity, such as running or jumping Wear shoes with proper arch support to help avoid overstretching of the plantar fascia Stretch out your calf muscles several times a day If you notice no improvement after a few days, see your podiatrist Overuse injuries—Your heel absorbs the impact when you walk, run or exercise, and it is highly susceptible to injury due to just the stress of daily living...

Different Causes of Heel Pain
...Minor heel pain will usually resolve with rest and by avoiding the pressure and rubbing on the heel that can be caused by shoes that are too tight, such as high heels...

3 Common Causes of Heel Pain
...This painful growth appears on the back of the heel and forms partially in response to the excessive pressure and rubbing caused by high heels and other tight shoes...

6 Bunion Care Tips
...Tight-fitting shoes like high heels should be avoided since they push your toes together...

Caring For Arthritic Feet
...But there are also some actions you can take at home to keep your feet and joints in good condition: Get rid of shoes that put too much pressure on your joints, like high heels or sneakers that don’t support the ankles...

Ingrown Toenail Signs and Treatments
... Tightly fitting shoes—Shoes that scrunch your toes together like high heels can cause your toenails to push into your skin...

Bunions (Hallux Abducto Valgus)
... Symptoms Symptoms, which occur at the site of the bunion, may include: Pain or soreness Inflammation and redness A burning sensation Possible numbness Symptoms occur most often when wearing shoes that crowd the toes, such as shoes with a tight toe box or high heels...

Hammertoes
...Avoid shoes with pointed toes, shoes that are too short, or shoes with high heels – conditions that can force your toe against the front of the shoe...

Intermetatarsal Neuroma
...Wear shoes with a wide toe box and avoid narrow-toed shoes or shoes with high heels...

Tailor's Bunion
...Choose shoes that have a wide toe box, and avoid those with pointed toes or high heels...