Absent bright-colored ribbons and clever marketing schemes, the lowly foot rarely gets the national attention that it so clearly deserves. As monthly races, runs, dashes, and 5ks come and go, championing this cause or that campaign, a sense of irony befalls the humble appendage. Nonetheless, Feet, you march on: carrying your owners through another finish line without complaint. Scratch that. read more »CONTINUE READING →
You’re a grown adult. You’ve been buying your own shoes since you were a teenager. You know what fits you and what doesn’t. Right? Let us guess. The shoes you’re wearing right now? You’ve had those for a few years. More than a few. They’ve served you well, they’re comfortable, and that’s all that matters. Right…? Actually, you might want read more »CONTINUE READING →
Feel Like You’re Growing Mushrooms on Your Toes? It’s Time to Learn the Signs and Causes of Toenail Fungus!
A fungal nail infection can imperil your feet and make wearing shoes very uncomfortable. It can severely discolor, distort, thicken and split your nails as they become more brittle. Treatments usually require the care of...CONTINUE READING →
Julio Jones of the Atlanta Falcons underwent bunion correction surgery last week. On Monday, March 6, Jones, wearing a hospital gown and a big toothy grin, announced via Instagram that his “Surgery was a success!” Fans and well-wishers offered their prayers and hopes for a speedy recovery for the football star. Falcons’ management says they are looking at a 4-5 read more »CONTINUE READING →
Stop the Pain of Plantar Fasciitis like a Pro. Our Foot and Ankle Specialists Share “Secrets” on Treating and Avoiding Plantar Fasciitis
Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common – and most persistent – causes of foot and heel pain in athletes. Treatment can relieve the pain, of course, but the risk of re-injury is fairly high. Once plantar fasciitis develops, it becomes much more difficult to return to your usual activities completely pain-free. Plantar fasciitis is the inflammation of the read more »CONTINUE READING →
When Our Patient Wrote “Dr. Volkmann has, in every sense, given me my life back,” It Brought Us to Tears, This Is Ryan’s Story.
We love it when our patients are happy (which is the reason we exist) and good reviews on Yelp, Google or our own patient satisfaction surveys are tremendously gratifying. But for the first time we are going to make an entire blog post from a review we recently received on Yelp because it literally brought us to tears. It is read more »CONTINUE READING →