Beachealth

Dry or Cracked Feet – How a Chiropodist can Help

  A lot of us have problems with dry or even hard skin on our feet, which can be unsightly and painful.  Often times, it can be caused by footwear, standing for long periods of time, especially on hard surfaces, or the cold dry air of winter.  Other causes can be weight gain, uneven weight […]

Plantar Warts

Plantar warts are a type of skin infection on the bottom of your feet, caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV).  The infection causes rough bumps to form which may be uncomfortable and painful. Normal standing and walking tends to force them into the skin, and the pressure causes pain to the affected area. Calluses formed […]

Ingrown Toenails

Ingrown toenails can be painful, making it hard to stand or walk and it can even become infected.  Signs of an ingrown toenail are pain, redness, warm to the touch and can feel hard and swollen. This foot condition develops when the corner of the toenail grows down into the skin and usually affects the […]

Diabetes and Foot Care

Diabetes is a chronic condition that affects millions of people worldwide.  As Chiropodists, we want to emphasize the significant impact diabetes can have on your feet and the importance of proactive foot care to prevent complications. Here are some key points to consider: Diabetes and Foot Complications: Diabetes can lead to nerve damage (neuropathy) and […]

Bunions

  Banishing Bunions: How a Chiropodist Can Help Summer is upon us, and that means it’s time to dig out those sandals and enjoy the warmer weather.  But if you’re one of the millions of people dealing with bunions, you might be dreading the thought of showing off your feet. Don’t worry, though, because we’re […]

Medical Pedicures by a Chiropodist

Many people associate pedicures with a luxurious spa treatment, but they can also be an important part of maintaining foot health. Pedicures can help prevent the buildup of calluses and corns, which can be uncomfortable and even painful. But for those with foot conditions such as diabetes, circulation issues, or neuropathy, pedicures can be risky […]

Lateral Ankle Sprain

How many of us have rolled our ankle and damaged a ligament at some point in our life?! The answer is many of us. Approximately 2 million ankle ‘sprains’ (the word used to describe a ligament that has been over-stretched or torn) occur in the US every year alone, which gives you an idea of […]

Lateral Ankle Sprain

How many of us have rolled our ankle and damaged a ligament at some point in our life?! The answer is many of us. Many sprains occur in the sporting world, but there are surprising amounts that occur in the general population. This shows us that we don’t have to be an elite sportsperson to be […]

Athlete’s Foot

The term “athlete’s foot” can be very misleading because you don’t have to be an athlete to suffer from this condition. Athlete’s foot (tinea pedis) is a common contagious fungal infection affecting the skin and nails of the feet, which cause itching and irritation. Athlete’s foot is caused by a fungal infection that manifests in […]

Compression Stockings

Our foot specialist, Lada Milos Lee is proud to offer Ofa Bamberg line of compression therapy. Compression therapy is achieved using gradient compression, which has the greatest pressure at the base, and reduces pressure as the compression garment goes up the leg. This helps encourage the movement of fluids, including blood circulation and the lymph […]