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The Foot and Ankle Center of Issaquah
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According to the American Podiatric Medical Association, people take around 8,000 steps every day. By the time you turn 50, that comes out to over 50,000 miles!
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Foot doctors have seen the incidence of injuries to the Achilles tendon increase by almost 300 percent in little over a decade. Here is some advice on preventing damage to the Achilles tendon: https://medicalxpress.com/news/2017-01-achilles-tendon-injuries.html
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Read this interesting article to learn more about hammertoe and when a surgical procedure to treat the condition may be the most appropriate option in care: https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/319577.php
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For those who have experienced foot cramps while exercising, here’s the reason why: http://www.refinery29.com/foot-cramp-exercise-working-out-causes
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Did you know that signs and symptoms for vascular disease often first appear in your feet? Your podiatrist is uniquely qualified among medical professionals to detect and diagnose vascular disease. http://www.apma.org/Learn/content.cfm?ItemNumber=23866&navItemNumber=556
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Why do we land on our heels when other animals walk on their toes? https://cosmosmagazine.com/biology/why-do-we-walk-on-our-heels-when-other-animals-walk-on-their-toes
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Researchers have discovered that foot pain - particularly severe foot pain - correlates to a higher incidence of recurrent falls. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-05/hsif-sfp050917.php
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What you need to know about bunions: https://medicalxpress.com/news/2017-08-bunion.html
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Leg and foot problems are common ailments during pregnancy, particularly during the last trimester. http://www.parents.com/pregnancy/my-body/aches-pains/pregnancy-leg-foot-pain/
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Take a look at these 7 Strategies to help prevent foot blisters: https://www.verywell.com/blisters-begone-seven-strategies-to-prevent-blisters-3432491
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