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  • DIY Treatments to Renovate Dry Feet at Home
    If you have an eye for refreshing and renewing your surroundings, then the annual Greater Roanoke Home & Garden Show is for you. The show for 2015 is being held Read more
  • Don’t Like Black Toenails? Prevent Them
    If you have been running consistently over the past couple of months, there is still time to train for the 7thAnnual Mill Mountain Mayhem 10k on April 11. We wouldn’t Read more
  • What to Do When Black Toenails Fall Off
    Spring has sprung in Roanoke, VA and this time of year is exciting! Baseball fans are excited about the upcoming season. Students in the Roanoke school system are excited about Read more
  • Deeper Than It Seems: Puncture Wounds
    Puncture wounds are more serious than most people think. Because the wound creates a hole in the foot, rather than a tear like a common cut, they are extremely prone Read more
  • Foot Exams Help Prevent Ulcers
    We urge all of our patients to make sure their primary-care physicians check their feet during every office visit for signs of ulcerations that, left untreated, can lead to infection Read more
  • What Causes Gout?
    “Gout is caused by an increase, or build up, of uric acid in the body. It is usually a result of a decreased excreation of uric acid in our urine. Initially the uric Read more
  • Why do Diabetics Need Special Shoes?
    There’s a question that we get in our Blacksburg and Roanoke offices quite frequently – and that is, “Why is it that your diabetic patients require special shoes?” To understand the Read more
  • Anodyne Therapy
    Diabetic neuropathies are neuropathic disorders that are associated with diabetes mellitus. These conditions are thought to result from diabetic microvascular injury involving small blood vessels that supply nerves. Neuropathy can present Read more
  • Attentions Diabetics!
    Attention Diabetics, Have you checked your feet recently?? Here is a friendly reminder to check your feet today in case they have been overlooked this past winter. This is an easy Read more
  • Tips for Daily Diabetic Foot Care
    Diabetics are more likely to have foot problems. If these problems worsen they can lead to complications and even infections. It is important to recognize and treat any foot problems Read more
  • Diabetic Athletes More Prone to Foot Injuries
    While many athletes suffer foot and ankle injuries, diabetics are significantly more likely than non-diabetics to sustain a stress fracture or other foot or ankle injury. Because diabetes causes nerve Read more
  • Got Gout?
    Got gout? If so, here is a recommendation for reducing you pain and discomfort! Watch what you eat and drink. Changes in diet, including overindulging in certain foods and beverages Read more
  • Plantar Fasciitis
    Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common problems treated in a foot and ankle practice. Approximately 10% of the United States population experiences bouts of heel pain. The plantar fascia Read more
  • Time Wounds All Heels….Literally
    When John Lennon said, “I believe that time wounds all heels,” I’m pretty sure he was referring to karmic justice and not our feet. But the literal interpretation isn’t far Read more
  • Heels, Yeah!
    Extracted from Shape Magazine November 2013 After one hour and six minutes of wearing heels, most women are in pain, a new U.K. survey found. Still, more than 40% say they’re Read more
  • Heel Spurs VS Bone Spurs
    It has recently come to my attention there have been a few searches on our website concerning “bone spurs versus heel spurs.”  A bone spur is a bony growth, or Read more