Philadelphia Foot and Ankle Specialists Share Information About Foot and Ankle Problems

Do you know enough about your foot and ankle problems? Healthmark provides links to information you can use.

Diabetes

  • Where Do I Begin With Type 2 Diabetes?

    The American Diabetes Association is an excellent source of information for those with type 1 and type 2 diabetes. This specific link is great for anyone recently diagnosed with type 2 diabete. So if you, or someone you know has recently been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes this is a great place to begin educating oneself about living with the condition.

  • Health Conditions Caused by Diabetes

    Amputation? Kidney Disease? Nerve Damage? Just a few things caused by diabetes. Check out this quick, little article.

  • Am I At Risk For Diabetes?

    The National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse (NDIC) provides a wealth of background knowledge on the risks of acquiring diabetes and the steps that you can take to lower those risks.

Vitamin D Deficiency

Scleroderma/Sclerosis

General

  • Podiatry Today: Key Insights On Managing CrossFit Injuries

    Interested in trying CrossFit? Are you an on-going “CrossFitter?” Here is an article by Dr. Romansky and Dr. Flannery on understanding and preventing injury while practicing a CrossFit workout and lifestyle.

  • Changes to Stride, Surface and Form to Avoid Injury

    No matter what the season is, small changes in your running habits can help you become a stronger, circumspect runner.

  • How To Treat Recalcitrant Plantar Warts

    It's very normal for people to get warts on their feet and between their toes. What's not normal is when people don't go forward and treat them properly. To better understand warts of the foot, read this very helpful article on treating plantar warts by doctors Christina A. Weber, DPM, and Kristine M. Hoffman, DPM featured in Podiatry Today.

  • Preventing Lower Back Pain

    Whether you're a triathlete, a soccer player, a runner, or a full time parent, back pain can happen from all sorts of activites. Cheack out this article for preventing lower back pain.

  • Lyme Disease: How to detect a tick bite

    Lyme Disease is agrowing concern for all people throughout the United States. Outside magazine provides 9 tips for avoiding and treating tick bites.

  • Stop Sports Injuries

    Sports injuries are often preventable and easy to protect oneself from. Check out this website for some helpful information on how you or an athlete you know can develope better practices in preventing sports injuries.

  • Foods That Look Like Body Parts They're Good For- Woman's Day

    These foods look like the body parts that they positively affect.

  • Preventing Work-related Injuries: Standing on the Job

    Are you on your feet all day? Maybe you work retail,  or in a resturant, or on a constuction site. Here's a way to prevent work-realted injuries if you find yourself standing on the job.

  • Beware Improperly Made Boots

    Pain in the feet and knees are linked to the popular Ugg-style boots. A warning to consumers.

  • Doctors Fight Cosmetic Foot Surgery

    The dangers of having foot surgery simply to improve the appearance of feet are revealed by orthopedic surgeons and other foot specialists.

  • Six Tips to Prepare Your Feet for Hiking

    Quick tips for getting ready to hit the trails. Foot care is even more important when you are hiking.

  • Why Bare Feet Are Best for Children

    Why shoes may not be the best for your children’s feet. A study of how a child’s foot develops and the benefits of going barefoot.