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WHAT’S UP WITH NAIL FUNGUS?

As a condition, nail fungus is one of those ailments you find yourself wondering: who do I go to for treatment? The most common type of nail fungus is that which affects the toes -- primarily our big toe.

Nov 30th, 2018
HAMMER TIME, OR HAMMERTOE?

So you’ve heard of bunions… the bony protrusion at the base of the big toe bone that becomes red, inflamed, and enlarged, causing the big toe to point inwards.

Nov 30th, 2018
A RESOLUTION FOR THE RIGHT FIT

With the New Year reigned in and our resolutions set in stone, chances are you’re thinking about ways to get healthier this year.

Nov 30th, 2018
SURGERY: WHAT TO EXPECT

In the New Year many folks are finally taking the plunge and considering that surgical procedure their podiatrist has been suggesting. It can be a scary thought, even if you’re getting a minor procedure for your foot or ankle.

Nov 30th, 2018
HAS SALT SATURATED YOUR SHOES?

It’s no news that this winter has been a harsh one! With the snowfall and icy conditions, the roads, sidewalks, and pathways have all been dusted to the brim with salt to melt the ice.

Nov 30th, 2018
WHAT YOU DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT YOUR TOENAILS

When it comes down to the grind, sometimes we forget about our toenails. Compared to the nails on our fingers, our toenails often take much more of a beating throughout our lifetime.

Nov 30th, 2018
PODIATRY 101: MORTON’S NEUROMA

It’s time to talk about neuromas! If you’re familiar with neuromas, you likely know that when it happens in the feet, it’s referred to as “Morton’s neuroma.”

Nov 30th, 2018
STANDING DESKS: FRIEND OR FOE?

Have you been following the most recent trends in the office environment? If you have, you might be familiar with the concept of standing desks. They’ve been around for quite some time but only recently have become more popular in the modern workplace.

Nov 30th, 2018
HOW TO KNOW IF IT’S TIME TO GO!

Have you ever wondered what might be a good reason to see a podiatrist? Or maybe you find yourself asking what the most common issues are that have people scheduling themselves to see their podiatrist as soon as possible.

Nov 30th, 2018
BUNIONS VS. HAMMERTOE

Are you a fan of high heels varying in height? What about those steel-toed boots that might be half-a-size too small?

Nov 30th, 2018
5 WAYS TO ASSESS YOUR CIRCULATION

Improving the circulation of blood in your legs and feet might not be something you have ever consciously thought about -- unless, of course, you have diabetes -- but is our circulation something we should be thinking about more often?

Nov 30th, 2018
HELPING YOUR HEELS FEEL BETTER

The types of aches and pains we can experience in our feet and ankles seems endless sometimes, doesn’t it? Surely, it doesn’t have to be - but talking about it and addressing the problem with your podiatrist is the first step to feeling better.

Nov 30th, 2018
3 WAYS YOU MIGHT BE AT RISK FOR FALLING

Do you know if you have a high risk of falling? Unfortunately for some people, they don’t realize they’re a high risk until they have already experienced a fall. While some accidents are thankfully minor, others can send a person to the hospital due to the

Nov 30th, 2018
3 FACTS ABOUT THE RIGHT FIT

This spring, let’s make a deal: Find a properly-fitting pair of shoes so that your feet and ankles will feel better!

Nov 30th, 2018
PREVENTING SHOE BUYER’S REMORSE

Since we’re seemingly skipping the spring season and heading straight to summer, it’s time to talk about new shoes. When it comes to buying a new pair of shoes, nothing is worse than realizing later on that they’re a bad fit.

Nov 30th, 2018
4 TIPS FOR FUNKY FEET

There’s no need to be embarrassed, everyone experiences food odor sometime in their lives. For some of us, however, it happens more often than we’d like it too! Don’t worry, there are more than enough ways to help prevent and treat odorous feet.

Nov 30th, 2018
CALLING ALL CORNS & CALLUSES!

Did you know that according to the American Podiatric Medical Association, the month of April is “Foot Health Awareness Month?” You have Dr. Les J. Glubo’s word - this is no April Fool’s joke!

Nov 30th, 2018
CYCLING, BIKING, AND YOUR FEET

Today’s fitness world is all about high intensity, high impact physical activity. Though we would never discourage someone from being physically active, it’s never one-size-fits-all in the fitness world!

Nov 30th, 2018
LIVING ‘WIDTH’ WIDE FEET

Feet are complex structures that serve an extremely important purpose for our bodies - there’s no doubt about that. But what happens when our feet are wider than what’s considered “normal?”

Nov 30th, 2018
GET TO KNOW YOUR BABY’S TOES!

Spring has sprung and so has the growth of your baby’s feet! There’s so much to watch out for while your baby is growing and developing, but their feet are especially important to keep an eye on.

Nov 30th, 2018
PINT-SIZED PODIATRY

You did it. You had a child and have successfully reared them from infantry to the one or two years of age.

Nov 29th, 2018
BUNIONS, BIG & SMALL

Among many of the ways our feet can develop problems throughout our lifetimes, bunions are by far one of the most common.

Nov 29th, 2018
WHEN PLANTAR FASCIITIS PIQUES

Have you recently been diagnosed with plantar fasciitis? You’re not alone. Plantar fasciitis and heel spurs affect one in every 10 people

Nov 29th, 2018
PROS & CONS OF SKIING

We know it’s a bit early to consider, but the skiing season is right around the corner and it’s time to prepare! If you have skied in the past, you know just how exhilarating and fun it can be.

Nov 28th, 2018
DON’T FORGET TO SUNSCREEN YOUR FEET!

When you hear about cancer awareness, typically what comes to mind would be more common forms of cancer: breast cancer, skin cancer, lung cancer, etc. It’s an undeniable truth that every form of cancer deserves its own awareness and research funding

Nov 27th, 2018
LIFE HACKS FOR OUTDOOR COMFORT

Do you have any goals you’ve set for yourself this summer? It’s officially July and summer is just two months away from ending - this is your reminder to get started!

Nov 27th, 2018
GETTING REAL ABOUT RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS

In the United States today, over 54 million adults have been diagnosed with arthritis. A potentially debilitating disease, arthritis is often viewed as an inevitable part of growing old.

Nov 27th, 2018
WHAT YOU WISH YOU KNEW ABOUT LACING SHOES

It seems so simple. You go to the shoe store, you find a pair of shoes that are comfortable, properly fitting, and supportive, you purchase them as is and call it a day. Did you know that there’s something missing from that timeline?

Nov 27th, 2018
FOOT WISDOM FOR YOUNG FEET

As children and teenagers develop into young adults, chances are they may take interest in joining a sport or other physical activity with their school or neighborhood community.

Nov 27th, 2018
3 WAYS BETTER CIRCULATION BENEFITS YOU

Are you looking for ways to improve your circulatory health? There are many reasons why someone might be invested in improving the circulation of blood through their feet, ankles, and legs.

Nov 27th, 2018
FITNESS & FOOT ODOR

While some people can live out their entire lives without ever experiencing foot odor, others aren’t as lucky.

Nov 27th, 2018
UNDERSTANDING ORTHOTICS

Have you ever thought about getting orthotics? When you hear that word, what comes to mind for many people are larger, chunky shoes that you often see older folks wearing.

Nov 27th, 2018
WALK YOUR WAY TO HEALTHY FEET

There are many ways to get in shape these days - running, CrossFit, cycling, kickboxing, the list goes on...but did you know there is one tried-and-true way to get fit and stay fit without breaking an excessive sweat or going too hard on your body?

Nov 27th, 2018
NEWS FOR NARROW FEET

What a world it would be if everyone had ‘normal’ feet, right? Unfortunately, this isn’t the case for everyone! For some, their feet might be difficult to size due to high arches or a wide foot. For others, narrow feet are a common foot problem!

Nov 27th, 2018
HANDLING HAMMERTOE (LIKE A PRO)

Imagine that one day you’re looking down at your feet and you notice something off about your toes. You notice that the second or third toe in from your big toe looks a bit different than the others.

Nov 27th, 2018
TOP 5 SAFETY TIPS FOR MOTORCYCLISTS

Are you thinking about saving up for a motorcycle? Maybe you used to ride a motorcycle but it’s been a long time since and you’re hoping to get back into the hobby.

Nov 27th, 2018
HEALING YOUR HEEL PAIN

Have you suffered from heel pain for a long time? Has it been diagnosed? If it hasn’t, ask yourself what might be preventing you from having your discomfort diagnosed and treated properly.

Nov 27th, 2018
TELL TALE SIGNS OF TOENAIL FUNGUS

You may not think it can happen to you, but toenail fungus is quite common. The symptoms can be minor and difficult to notice for quite a long time until the infection worsens.

Nov 27th, 2018
WHEN YOUR FOOT TAKES A FALL

Imagine this: you’re walking along the edge of a beautiful pond in the park with friends and family. There was some rainfall earlier in the day but you’ve looked everything over and it seems to have dried.

Nov 27th, 2018
NORMAL PAIN VS. NERVE PAIN

If you’re a frequent flier to your podiatrist, Dr. Les J. Glubo or Dr. Dawn O. Figlo, you’re probably pretty skilled already at identifying some types of pain in your own feet and ankles.

Nov 27th, 2018
WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT INFECTIONS

One of the most common and easily developed types of ailments are infections. You can get an infection in or on just about any part of your body, including your feet and ankles.

Nov 27th, 2018