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Think You May Have a Stress Fracture? Consider These Steps

Think You May Have a Stress Fracture? Consider These Steps

Stress fractures aren’t as sudden as acute fractures but require treatment nonetheless. Knowing how to spot a stress fracture can ensure you get the treatment you need when you need it. Here’s what to do if you think you have one.
Nov 1st, 2023
6 Things that Can Cause an Achilles Tendon Rupture

6 Things that Can Cause an Achilles Tendon Rupture

Your Achilles tendon is critical to your ability to walk. If it ruptures, you ‘re likely to feel intense pain, and you may need surgery to repair the injury. This post describes common ways people rupture their Achilles tendons.
Oct 1st, 2023
How to Prevent Bunion Pain During Exercise

How to Prevent Bunion Pain During Exercise

Bunions can be painful even if you’re standing still, but the symptoms can be excruciating if you exercise or play sports. If you have painful bunions, try these simple tips at your next game or exercise session.
Sep 1st, 2023
Common Foot Problems in Women and How They Are Treated

Common Foot Problems in Women and How They Are Treated

A flattering pair of shoes may elongate your legs or match your favorite top perfectly, but prioritizing style over comfort can put your feet in jeopardy. Learn about the leading foot problems that affect women and your best options for treatment.
Aug 1st, 2023
What to Look for in Shoes for Your New Workout Routine

What to Look for in Shoes for Your New Workout Routine

Regular physical activity is a cornerstone of good health, but making sure that you’re wearing the right shoes while you’re exercising is important, too. Here, we discuss what you should look for in the shoes you wear for working out.
Jul 1st, 2023

What To Expect During Your Wound Debridement

Wound debridement plays an important role in treating stubborn wounds, like diabetic foot ulcers. If wound debridement is in your future, here’s what to expect during and after your treatment.
Jun 1st, 2023
Avoid These Foods if You Have Gout

Avoid These Foods if You Have Gout

Gout is a type of arthritis that can flare up at any given time. But did you know what you’re eating could be causing some of these gout attacks? Read on to learn what foods to avoid if you have gout.
May 1st, 2023
I’m Embarrassed About My Warts

I’m Embarrassed About My Warts

Warts are embarrassing and unsightly, but advanced, in-office treatment options exist. Get the warts off your skin — and off your mind — by getting professional treatment.
Apr 1st, 2023
3 Telltale Signs That You Have a Neuroma

3 Telltale Signs That You Have a Neuroma

Foot pain can make it difficult to do normal tasks, and disrupt your life in surprising ways. Morton’s neuroma is a painful condition that you may not recognize. Here, we explain three signs that your pain could be due to Morton’s neuroma.
Feb 2nd, 2023
Can I Prevent Getting Nail Fungus?

Can I Prevent Getting Nail Fungus?

While toenail fungus may not be a serious medical issue, the problem can be incredibly frustrating once it takes hold. The best way to deal with toenail fungus is to prevent it in the first place. Here are some tips.
Jan 1st, 2023
4 Health Benefits of Routine Pedicures

4 Health Benefits of Routine Pedicures

Pedicures are a great way to treat your feet, but if you’re only getting pedicures once in a while, you’re missing out on some big benefits. Here’s why you should consider making pedicures a regular part of your self-care routine.
Dec 1st, 2022
Foot Problems to Avoid While Managing Diabetes

Foot Problems to Avoid While Managing Diabetes

Diabetes is one of the most common chronic conditions in the United States. When you have it, you learn that there are many facets of the disease. One of them is the fact that you need to pay extra attention to the care of your feet. Here’s why.
Oct 1st, 2022
Telltale Foot Signs of Edema in Women

Telltale Foot Signs of Edema in Women

If you’ve had fluid build-up before, examining your feet could help determine if you’re retaining fluid again. Read on to find out how the signs of edema manifest in the feet.
Aug 1st, 2022
5 Smart Ways to Care for Your Stress Fracture

5 Smart Ways to Care for Your Stress Fracture

Wish there was a manual on how to care for an injury? Now there is. Check out our five smart and practical tips for getting through a stress fracture and back to your regular routine.
Jul 1st, 2022
Do High Heels Fuel Bunion Pain?

Do High Heels Fuel Bunion Pain?

Your high heels may feel like the finishing touch on the perfect outfit, but they can cause major wrinkles in your foot health. If you have foot pain and bunions, here’s why it’s time to ditch the high heels.
Jun 1st, 2022
High Heels Could Be Ruining Your Feet

High Heels Could Be Ruining Your Feet

How much pain and potential damage are you willing to endure for fashion? Even if you love the way heels make you look, be cautious about when and for how long you wear them because high heels can worsen your foot pain.
May 3rd, 2022
What Causes Gout?

What Causes Gout?

Gout causes sudden and severe pain, and can develop in any joint, although the most common location is the big toe. If you think you have gout, there are lifestyle changes and treatments that can help with the pain and worsening of this condition.
Apr 1st, 2022
5 Causes of Chronic Toe Pain

5 Causes of Chronic Toe Pain

Toe pain can make it difficult to get from point A to point B, but before you can find pain relief, you need to confirm the source of your pain. Here are five common causes of chronic toe pain.
Mar 1st, 2022
Is Nail Fungus Contagious?

Is Nail Fungus Contagious?

Do you have thick, discolored, or easily broken toenails? You could have a fungal infection. These common and highly contagious infections can be notoriously difficult to treat without professional attention. Keep reading to learn more.
Feb 1st, 2022
Ways to Avoid Diabetes-Related Foot Problems

Ways to Avoid Diabetes-Related Foot Problems

Diabetes puts your feet at risk of significant problems. Fortunately, you have a lot of control when it comes to managing your diabetes. Taking special care of your feet is part of living well with diabetes.
Dec 9th, 2021
5 Effective Ways to Treat Hammertoes

5 Effective Ways to Treat Hammertoes

Ignoring that mild bend in your toe could lead to bigger long-term problems. Keep reading to learn more about hammertoe and the treatment options that can relieve your symptoms.
Nov 1st, 2021
Signs of a Torn Tendon

Signs of a Torn Tendon

You may have a torn tendon if you experience sudden debilitating pain after intense physical activity. Learn about common signs of a torn tendon so you can pursue appropriate care and lessen your risk of long-term damage.
Oct 1st, 2021
When to See a Doctor About a Wound

When to See a Doctor About a Wound

When you have a wound on your skin, it can be difficult to know when you need medical attention. Learn the signs of when to see a doctor about your wound.
Sep 9th, 2021

5 Tips for Avoiding a Gout Flare-up

There are more than 100 different forms of arthritis, and gout is one of the most common. The buildup of uric acid in your bloodstream causes inflammation and can be very painful. Here are ways you can avoid gout flare-ups.
Jul 12th, 2021

How Diabetes Can Affect Your Feet

If you have diabetes, you probably already know you face certain health risks. But did you know that diabetes can affect your feet? Here’s what you need to know.
Jun 13th, 2021

What to Do If You Keep Getting Ingrown Toenails

An ingrown toenail is a painful condition that you’d rather not experience time and again. Unfortunately, this problem is one that often recurs unless you take evasive action. Here’s how we can help.
May 16th, 2021

Are Your Shoes to Blame for Your Foot Pain?

Your shoes might be cute, but are they the source of your foot pain? Footwear goes a long way to supporting your feet and the rest of your body. In this blog, we cover the types of shoes most known to cause foot pain.
Apr 7th, 2021

Common Foot and Ankle Injuries

Foot and ankle injuries are no fun and extremely common. Learning which ones are the most likely can help you keep an eye out for early signs and symptoms, giving you a leg up on getting helpful treatment.
Mar 11th, 2021

How Your Diet Could Be Behind Your Gout

Do you have intense joint pain in one of your joints, such as your big toe? Gout attacks can occur suddenly, causing severe and intolerable pain. Sound familiar? It could be time to take a closer look at your diet.
Feb 9th, 2021

Complications of Flat Feet

When you compare the footprints of someone with flat feet to those of a person who has arches, the difference is startling. Flat feet can cause a wide range of problems, from pain to mobility issues. Read on to learn more.
Jan 11th, 2021

5 Everyday Activities That Could Be Hurting Your Feet

Foot pain can make each step an agony. And the things you do each day can make the pain worse and more frequent. But you don’t have to live with recurring foot pain. Here are 5 activities that could be hurting your feet.
Dec 1st, 2020

Our Best Foot Care Tips

Your feet work hard. Really hard. Are you taking good care of them so that they can continue to carry you through the world for years to come? Here are our best foot care tips!
Nov 12th, 2020

Not an Athlete? You Can Still Get Athlete's Foot

Itchy foot? Check. Red rash and blisters? Check. These could be signs of athlete’s foot. Even if you aren’t an athlete, this fungal infection can cause agonizing itching. Read on to find out what you can do.
Oct 9th, 2020

The Link between Diabetes and Foot Health

Managing your blood sugar is only the first step in protecting your overall health when you have diabetes. That’s because blood sugar disorders increase your risk of serious foot problems and even amputation. Keep reading to learn more.
Aug 6th, 2020

How to Clip Your Nails to Prevent an Ingrown Toenail

If your big toe is sore and swollen, you may have an ingrown toenail. Left untreated, it can lead to a dangerous infection. Learn more about ingrown toenails and how to clip your nails properly in order to prevent them.
Jul 17th, 2020

Is It a Bunion or a Callus?

Bunions and calluses are common foot ailments that can be hard to tell apart. Read on to learn more about each condition and how our caring team can help treat them.
May 29th, 2020

How Do Flat Feet Affect Your Overall Health?

Flat feet don’t just affect the way your shoes fit. They can have an impact on the health of your whole body. Read on to learn how you can manage your flat-footedness and suffer minimal side effects.
Apr 23rd, 2020

Is Your Thick, Discolored Nail Affected By a Nail Fungus?

When you notice how thick and yellow your toenails are, you might dismiss it as a sign of aging or figure you just got the “bad toenail” gene. But thick, discolored nails are often caused by a fungal infection that needs medical treatment.
Mar 17th, 2020

Common Symptoms of Gout

Gout — a form of arthritis — has become more common in the last few decades in the United States. If you have sudden pain in your big toe or a swollen joint, don’t ignore it. Learn the typical symptoms of gout and what you can do to help prevent it.
Feb 10th, 2020

How to Deal With Chronic Foot Pain

Are you experiencing chronic foot pain? Finding relief means addressing the underlying condition that’s causing you discomfort. Learn about common issues that can affect your feet and how to deal with the pain.
Nov 1st, 2019

Can Your Diabetes Negatively Affect Your Feet?

Having diabetes requires special care of your body, including your feet. Taking care of your feet reduces your chances of developing painful infections that limit your mobility and diminish your quality of life.
Oct 1st, 2019

5 Solutions for Plantar Fasciitis Pain

You step out of bed in the morning only to be greeted by a stabbing pain in your foot and heel thanks to plantar fasciitis. Stop walking on eggshells and take back your morning by learning how to ease your plantar fasciitis pain.
Jul 12th, 2019

Foot Care for Seniors Part 2

Our foot treatments run the gamut from ankle sprains, warts, plantar fasciitis and bunions to more foot and ankle specialist care, such as diabetic foot care and foot care for seniors.
May 28th, 2019

Dog-Friendly Trails in Arlington, TX

At Allcare Foot & Ankle Care, we understand the importance of exercise and getting in a good workout — for your whole body as well as your feet!
Mar 25th, 2019

How to Give Yourself a Foot Massage

After a long day of work, especially for anyone who is on their feet all day, a foot massage may be just what you need to help you relax.
Oct 6th, 2018

How to Find the Right Shoe

If you’re looking for a pair of comfortable, athletic shoes, read these tips and actually find a shoe that fits your feet — instead of the shoe fitting your style!
Oct 5th, 2018

Caring For Runner’s Feet

Flat feet — they sound innocent enough, but the condition can have a surprising effect on your body, all the way up to your back. Here’s a look at how flat feet can cause some very painful problems.
Sep 14th, 2018

Worst Sports For Your Feet

We know how much you love sports, so if you have been injured, we’ll do our best to provide the treatment you need to get you back on the field, court, green, road, or course as soon as possible.
Jul 26th, 2018

Risks of Wearing High Heels

As we’ve mentioned quite a few times in this blog, ill-fitting shoes, or shoes that keep your toes squeezed together for long periods of time can cause some serious issues with your feet.
Jun 21st, 2018

What to Know About Corn Removal

On the foot care scale, corns are fairly easy to get rid of, but it does take time and can be frustrating in the meantime.
Apr 13th, 2018

Reasons to See a Foot Doctor

In this blog, AllCare Foot & Ankle Center will discuss several situations when seeing a foot doctor is a good idea—whether it’s for preventative, restorative, or medical reasons.
Dec 28th, 2017

Tips For Foot Hygiene

In this blog, the Dallas podiatrists at AllCare Foot & Ankle Center will give you basic tips for foot hygiene that keep your feet looking (and smelling) great, and help your feet avoid a variety of ailments.
Nov 3rd, 2017

How Your Feet Tell a Story

In this blog, the Arlington podiatrists at AllCare Foot & Ankle Center will show you how seemingly minor foot problems that be a sign of serious health issues that need immediate medical treatment.
Oct 16th, 2017

Everything You Should Know About Gout

In this blog, the Dallas podiatrists at AllCare Foot & Ankle Center will give you an in depth look at the signs, causes, and symptoms of gout, and give you the right steps to take for pain management and treatment.
Sep 27th, 2017

All About Ingrown Toenails

Whether you cut your toenails short or leave them a bit too long, keeping your toes and toenails healthy can be quite the challenge.
Sep 11th, 2017

Tips for Diabetes Foot Care

In this blog, the Arlington podiatrists at AllCare Foot & Ankle Center will give you some tips and tricks for protecting your feet and keeping them healthy so you can manage your diabetes symptoms effectively and life your best life.
Aug 28th, 2017

Understanding Diabetes-Related Foot Ailments

In this blog, our team will cover the basics of diabetes-related foot problems and how to manage them. Ultimately, it takes discipline to keep your feet and your body healthy.
Aug 16th, 2017

The Runner’s Guide, Part 2

In the previous blog, the Arlington podiatrists at AllCare Foot & Ankle Center gave you tips for staying healthy as a runner. We’ll continue on that topic today, with even more tips to stay safe and healthy while you run!
Aug 8th, 2017

The Runner’s Guide

In this blog, the Dallas podiatrists at AllCare Foot & Ankle Center present “An Ode To Runners” of sorts.
Jun 20th, 2017

The Worst Shoes For Your Feet

In this blog, The Dallas podiatrists and AllCare Foot & Ankle Center will talk about the worst shoes for your feet, and how the shoes you wear can either raise or lower the risk of foot and ankle ailments.
Jun 9th, 2017

Types of Foot Infections, Part 2

In a previous blog post, the Dallas podiatrists at AllCare Foot & Ankle Center discussed common fungal foot infections and how they affect the feet and the body. We’ll continue on that topic today, with more frustrating fungal infections and how to deal wi
Apr 13th, 2017

Types of Foot Fungus, Part 1

In this blog, we’ll discuss the signs and symptoms of some of the most common fungal foot infections, and provide with the best solutions for ridding your feet of these fungi.
Mar 10th, 2017

The Best Foot Care Habits

As Arlington’s podiatrist of choice, AllCare Foot & Ankle Center is dedicated to providing the greater Dallas area with the best in foot care, treatment, and surgery.
Mar 10th, 2017

The Worst Foot Habits

In this blog post, we’ll cover the most frightful foot habits that can compromise your foot health.
Feb 16th, 2017

Bunion Treatment

One of the most common foot ailments is the bunion, affecting almost a quarter of people aged 18-65.
Feb 16th, 2017

Common Foot Ailments, Part 1

Here are some of the most common foot care problems, how to detect them, and how to get your feet back on their feet.
Jan 18th, 2017

3 Ways to Avoid Athlete’s Foot

Problems with feet, for some odd reason, are one of the most embarrassing things that people would rather not have other people find out about.
Nov 17th, 2016