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At-Home Care for Dry Feet

Dry, flaky feet are incredibly common, particularly during the cold, winter months; however, if you find yourself dealing with dry or cracked feet throughout the year, especially around the heels, you may be wondering what you can do about it.

Feb 2nd, 2021
Did I Break My Foot?

Whether you took a bad tumble or your child had a rough collision while playing sports, it’s important that you do not just recognize the signs of a broken foot but that you also seek immediate medical attention.

Jan 18th, 2021
What To Do About Blisters

Everything from wearing shoes that are a little too loose to increasing the number of miles you run can leave you dealing with painful blisters on your feet.

Jan 5th, 2021
Sports Injuries

Don’t ignore a sports injury. Our team of podiatrists can help. While ankle sprains are the most common sports injuries that our Prescott, AZ, podiatrists Dr. Todd Cox and Dr. Blake Peterson treat, we are also able to handle all foot and ankle injuries.

Dec 28th, 2020
What To Do for a High Foot Arch

If you have high arches, you may notice them but not experience any problems; however, those with high arches bear more weight on the balls and heels of the feet.

Dec 2nd, 2020
Bad Circulation and Your Feet

Are you dealing with numbness, tingling, or muscle cramps in your feet? If so, you could be dealing with poor circulation. Your feet must be getting proper blood flow, as this can provide the tissue with the oxygen and nutrients they need to stay healthy.

Nov 11th, 2020
Symptoms of Sesamoiditis

A sesamoid is a bone that connects to a tendon or muscle instead of another bone. The most common sesamoids are the patella (kneecap) and two bones found under the forefoot.

Oct 27th, 2020
Taking Care Of Feet As You Get Older

Wrinkles and back pain aren’t the only issues you may deal with as you get older. You may also notice changes in your feet that can leave you prone to aches, pain, cracked heels and other unpleasant issues.

Oct 13th, 2020
Taking Care of Your Feet in the Colder Months

The cold winter weather can be brutal on our skin, particularly our feet. If you find yourself dealing with dry, cracked, and painful feet every year, it’s important to understand the best ways to keep feet supple and ...

Sep 29th, 2020
How Do Orthotics Work?

A healthy body starts with healthy, happy feet. After all, your feet have to do a lot of heavy lifting, providing your body with a sturdy foundation and support to walk, run, and climb stairs.

Sep 27th, 2020
Reasons for Foot and Ankle Swelling

There are many reasons why someone may be dealing with swollen ankles or feet. The most common reason is an injury such as a sprained ankle; however, not all causes are as obvious.

Sep 26th, 2020
What To Do About Your Hammertoe

While tight, cramped shoes and those towering high heels may not immediately show you the damage that’s being done to your feet, over time you will certainly notice changes in the structure and function of your feet.

Sep 25th, 2020
Treating Your Bunions

If you’re dealing with a bunion then you know that this pain is no joke. If you’re dealing with a throbbing, aching pain at the base of your big toe then you could very well be dealing with a bunion.

Sep 24th, 2020
What to Expect When You See a Podiatrist

Are you wondering whether you should be turning to a podiatrist for care? We don’t often think about the health of our feet until they start to cause us problems.

Sep 23rd, 2020
Flip Flops That are Good for Your Feet

We see them everywhere: on feet, by the pool, and in the sun. While these types of sandals are popular, the darker side to them is little known. Finding flip flops that are good for your feet may be key for happier, healthier feet.

Sep 3rd, 2020
Yoga for Foot Pain

While feet balance our body, yoga helps to balance our mind, body, and spirit. Discomfort is never ideal for this practice, but yoga for foot pain can help!

Sep 1st, 2020
Holiday Shopping Foot Pain Relief

The hustle and bustle, the holiday season — it all leaves little room for self-care. It should be the happiest time of the year, but that problem in your foot persists, especially while you’re doing your holiday shopping!

Jul 15th, 2020
Say No to Foot Injuries This Hunting Season

People often associate foot injuries with sports and fitness; you came down too hard on your right ankle during that dunk, or heel pain brought your weekly jog to a standstill.

Jul 12th, 2020
Your Summer Foot Care Routine

Summer is here! And we Northern Arizonans especially adore the extra sunshine. With majestic mountainscapes of Douglas Firs that turn into windy rivers and creeks, we dream of the ultimate outdoor adventure.

Jun 24th, 2020
Avoid Foot Problems: Buying Shoes for Kids

We all try our best to prevent future foot problems. The case is especially so when it comes to our children. How we approach their individual lifestyles and paws early on can influence the way their feet shape into adulthood.

Jun 22nd, 2020
Prevent Foot and Ankle Pain, Exercises for Runners

Stretching is one of the key preventative tips we recommend to runners. Your feet and ankles act as the buffer between you, the road, and the trail, and it’s critical to support them as much as you can to alleviate foot and ankle pain.

May 25th, 2020
Foot Care For Dancers

Dancing is the most physically demanding activity on the feet. We think of celebrities, like Fred Astaire or Michael Jackson, whose agile and coordinated movements make the craft look so easy and fun.

May 20th, 2020