Nonsurgical Foot Treatments

Podiatrist may recommend nonsurgical foot treatments first Many times, I have patients come to AMA Podiatry because they were advised that surgery was the only way to fix their specific case. In truth what they’re looking for is an end to their chronic pain as soon as possible. However, in most cases, surgery isn’t a

Feet Swelling and Leg Pain During Pregnancy?

A guide to combat foot pain. No two pregnancies are exactly alike, even if you’ve been through the process before. And sometimes your body’s response to the demands of growing a new life trickle down to affect your feet and legs. One complaint that many of us have is muscle cramps at night and swelling during the day.

Sports Podiatry Running Techniques

Sports podiatry involves the diagnoses and treatment of lower limb injuries including the foot and ankle. As a regular runner himself, jarred has noticed many common tendencies with lower limb injuries and how it can be contributed to the way a person runs and the footwear that they use. Running technique accounts for many overuse lower limb injuries we often see at AMA Podiatry, with the most common in being plantar fasciitis, Achilles pain and shin splints.

Children and sports injuries

What you need to know As another year rolls along children and sports begin to call. Children and teenage sports are a great way to engage their minds in teamwork and physical activity. But, for some kids over training and exposure to excessive levels of physical activity can present an increased risk of injury. So how do you recognize when a sports injury is minor, or more serious? AMA Podiatry can help you know what to do about them.

Podiatrist Foot Wear Advice

As a podiatrist we understand selecting the correct shoe for your foot type can be a difficult task. And even more complex when wanting a good shoe to compliment orthotics, or medical issues like diabetes. With a multitude of brands and types of shoes available it can become confusing to find one tailored for you. As health Care Professionals, podiatrists are qualified to evaluate and identify foot problems, as such we can recommend the correct foot wear to suit your needs.

Chilblains

As a podiatrist we do see from time to time a flare up with certain foot related conditions but after seeing many cases of chilblains coming through the clinic which can affect women children and the elderly I wanted to add to a recent short post to our AMA Podiatry face book page. “With Winter still here we are seeing an alarming increase in Chilblains”. These are lesions associated with vaso-spasm of the capillary beds and result in cell death.