Fun Foot Facts from Nacogdoches Podiatrist

Fun Foot Facts from Nacogdoches Podiatrist

More Foot Facts Women have about four times as many foot problems as men; lifelong patterns of wearing high heels often are the culprit. Shopping for shoes is best done in the afternoon, says the American Podiatric Medical Association.  Your feet tend to swell a...
Ankle Sprain – Ankle Pain in Nacogdoches Texas

Ankle Sprain – Ankle Pain in Nacogdoches Texas

Ankle sprains are about as common as shopping carts at the grocery store.  Take a wrong step, walk on uneven ground, or be active in athletics, and sooner or later, you will probably have an ankle sprain.  By definition, an ankle sprain is a type of injury involving...
Ankle Sprain – Ankle Pain in Nacogdoches Texas

Podiatrist with Blisters – Foot Pain in Nacogdoches

Three weeks ago my sixteen year old son and I set out to hike the four C’s trail here in East Texas.  Basically it runs from the Neches river overlook to Ratcliff Lake Park near Crockett and spans about twenty miles.  I was reminded of two things on this trip with my...
Regents Academy – The Big Serve – Nacogdoches Texas school

Regents Academy – The Big Serve – Nacogdoches Texas school

I attended a special event at Regents Academy in Nacogdoches Texas on Tuesday night.  “The Big Serve” is a fundraising event for the school where the students go out into our community and serve others.  Even though there was snow on the ground, there was...
Achilles Tendonitis – Foot Pain in Nacogdoches

Achilles Tendonitis – Foot Pain in Nacogdoches

The Achilles tendon is the thickened cord or fibrous band that runs down the back of one’s leg and attaches to the heel bone.   A prime function of this muscle or tendinous structure is to assist in moving the foot up and down.  Athletes at all competitive levels,...