Preventing Youth Sports Injuries

Children take to sports like fish to water. Almost as soon as they begin to walk, they are chasing balls, swinging sticks, and running races against siblings, friends, or nobody in particular! Children’s sports used to mean baseball, basketball, or football. Today, however, that has changed significantly. Children are now playing soccer, wrestling, tennis, hockey […]

Leg Pain

Leg pain and discomfort can knock you off your feet for a variety of reasons, but it should never be ignored. Aching calves, burning legs, numbness in your feet—pain in the lower extremities is a common complaint. If you are experiencing leg pain, it can be due to an array of reasons, including: Shin Splints.This […]

Struggling with Heel Pain? Your Podiatrist Can Help!

Have you developed recurring pain in your heels? You might have some concerns about its causes and your prognosis. Heel pain is seen and treated quite often by Drs. Brandi Johnson, Mark Leitner and Gloried Ebsworth at Advanced Foot & Ankle Specialists in Tampa, Florida. The pain you’re experiencing can be due to a variety […]

How to Relieve Swollen Ankles

Whether you are pregnant, have increased blood in your body or decreased circulation, or maybe you are a workaholic who is always standing or sitting for long periods of time, there is relief for your swollen ankles. If you are experiencing swollen ankles, your podiatrist offers solutions for finding relief. Why Are My Ankles Swollen? Swollen […]

What Conditions Can Foot and Ankle Surgery Alleviate?

Your feet and ankles form the foundation for your stance, gait and ambulation. When they experience pain, swelling or other symptoms that interfere with daily activities, your Tampa, FL podiatrists at Advanced Foot & Ankle Specialists provide exceptional foot and ankle care. Treatment options such as orthotics, exercise, anti-inflammatory and pain medications are sometimes insufficient […]

Quick Advice for Common Foot and Ankle Issues

Our feet and ankles are prone to a number of problems at different stages of life. Below is a list of common foot and ankle problems. With each issue, you can find quick advice for finding relief from your ailment. If you experience any of the following conditions, contact your podiatrist for further diagnosis and […]

Signs that You Need to See a Podiatrist

Often, the problems in your feet and ankles go away with time, rest, ice, anti-inflammatories and changing your shoes. However, sometimes these problems just won’t go away, and that’s when you should visit your podiatrist for further diagnosis and treatment. When Should I See a Podiatrist? If you are having a specific foot problem, your […]