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Living With Plantar Fasciitis

Are you an active adult who’s on your feet most of the day? Do you relax by playing sports in the evening? You may be at risk of developing a painful heel condition called plantar fasciitis.
Oct 1st, 2019

What Can I Do About Bunions?

Do you have a bump on the inside of your foot that forces your big toe toward your other toes? If so, you might have a bunion. Fortunately, there is a range of treatment options.
Sep 1st, 2019

How to Avoid Athlete’s Foot in the Locker Room

You don’t have to be an athlete to develop athlete’s foot, an itchy, highly contagious fungal infection. Here’s how to avoid athlete’s foot in the locker room and any other moist, warm place where the fungus grows.
Jun 14th, 2019
Ankle, Stabililty, pain, tendonitis

3 Most Common Fractures and How to Treat Them

Run, jump, pivot — ouch! You may have a broken bone. Types of bone fractures vary widely, and as such, so does treatment. Learn about three of the most common types of fractures and how to treat them.
May 30th, 2019
3 of the Most Common Risk Factors for Plantar Fasciitis

3 of the Most Common Risk Factors for Plantar Fasciitis

If you suffer from heel pain, especially when getting out of bed in the morning or after a run, you likely have plantar fasciitis. Read on to learn the common risk factors for this painful foot painful ailment and how to remedy it.
Mar 12th, 2019
Custom orthotics, Lower Back Pain, Scheffel Foot Center

How Custom Orthotics Can Alleviate Lower Back Pain

Your feet provide a firm foundation for the rest of your body when you're walking, running or just standing still. When you have a foot problem, it can throw off your balance and place extra strain on your back. Here's how orthotics can help.
Jan 7th, 2019
Plantar Fasciitis, Scheffel Foot Center

How Effective Is Surgery in Remedying Plantar Fasciitis?

Plantar fasciitis is a common cause of chronic foot pain, especially in active people and older men and women. While the pain can take a toll on your everyday activities, the good news is, it can almost always be treated without surgery.
Dec 21st, 2018

5 Tips for Diabetic Foot Care

Diabetes means not only monitoring and managing your blood sugar levels but also taking care of your feet. Complications from diabetic neuropathy can cripple, but these tips from Scheffel Foot Center will help you care for your feet.
Nov 30th, 2018

7 Tips to Prep Your Home Before Bunion Surgery

Bunion surgery can impact your productivity and ability to function at home. Here's what you need to do to your home to stay comfortable and happy during the days after your bunion correction.
Oct 31st, 2018