5 Things a Podiatrist in Northern Virginia Wants You to Know

Are your lifestyle habits affecting the health of your feet? In this post, I look at habits that are probably doing great damage to your feet. Without further ado, here are the five things a podiatrist Northern Virginia thinks you should know about. Habit #1 DIY bathroom surgery cutting out ingrown toenails Ingrown toenails are … Read more

What You Should Know About Inner Ankle Pain Running

Do you find yourself suffering from inner ankle pain during or after running? If you answered, ‘yes’, you’re not alone. Acute ankle sprains affect approximately 2 million people each year across the United States. For high school athletes, ankle injuries account for around 22.6% of all sporting injuries. Inner ankle pain running is more common … Read more

How to Test for Morton’s Neuroma

Morton’s neuroma is most prevalent in people aged 15-50 years. It typically affects women more than men – 87.2% versus 50.2% per 100,000 patients. According to Mayo Clinic, the cause is mostly the wearing of high-heeled or tight shoes. How does Morton Neuroma present itself? The neuroma itself is often mistaken for a tumor when … Read more

5 Things You Should Know When Getting a Cortisone Shot in Foot

If you suffer from joint inflammation and pain, your podiatrist may recommend getting a cortisone shot in foot to help ease your suffering. While cortisone injections can be helpful, there are a few things you need to be aware of. That’s what we’re going to tackle in this post. 1. Cortisone injections provide temporary relief … Read more