Prevention and Treatment for Achilles Tendonitis

The Achilles tendon is the largest and strongest tendon in the body, located in the back of the lower leg and connecting the heel bone to the calf muscle. This tendon is crucial as it facilitates walking and running by helping to raise the heel off of the ground. ¬†While the tendon can withstand immense […]

Take a Look At Heel Pain With Tampa Podiatrist, Dr. Brandi Johnson

Heel Pain is a common foot problem that affects millions of Americans every day. Years of wear and tear, an abnormal gait, excess weight, poor-fitting shoes or a foot injury can cause stress on your foot, which can then lead to inflammation, redness and swelling. The most frequent cause of heel pain is inflammation of […]

How to Relieve Corns and Calluses

Corns and calluses are thick, hardened areas of skin that develop in response to your body’s natural defense to repeated pressure or friction. While neither condition presents a long-term or serious health risk, they can be painful, irritating and unattractive. Identifying a Corn or Callus Corns and calluses are similar in nature, but differ in […]