1. Are Running Shoes a Necessity?

    What to know before you lace up — and not land up in your local podiatrist’s office! There is something so liberating about running around barefoot —  whether it’s feeling the sand in between your feet on a beach frolick, or getting faster sprinting times — running barefoot is an option most avid runner’s consider at one point or another. While barefoot had been quietly putting around…Read More

  2. How to Find the Right Shoe

    It’s easy enough to go to a shoe store, see a couple pairs that you like the style of, try them on, maybe walk around a bit, and if they feel OK, you buy them! But not many of us think beyond the shoe store and consider what the shoes will feel like when you take the kids to the zoo, go on a run, or when you’re standing up all day at work. So if you’re looking for a pair of comfortable, athl…Read More

  3. Caring For Runner’s Feet

    The weather in Arlington is finally starting to cool off, which is the perfect opportunity for runners to hit the road! But what do you do when you’re struggling with runner’s feet? Any type of pain in your foot, especially if you love running, can be incredibly hard to deal with. You’ve tried a brace, you’ve tried different running techniques, and even not running at all, but nothing is w…Read More

  4. Corn and Callus Prevention

    Most foot-related concerns are relatively simple to take care of and seem to vanish on their own, but then there are the sneaky little foot issues such as corns and calluses that you can spend a lot of your time and energy on trying to buff away. No matter what your foot care regimen may look like, all the moisturizing and soaking may help you peel back layers, but without proper prevention, they …Read More

  5. Worst Sports For Your Feet

    If you’re a parent, there’s a good chance that at each soccer or basketball game you cringe every time someone trips, whether they fall and actually injury themselves or not. We all know that sports can be dangerous, that accidents happen, and that sometimes they’re serious. But if you’re a concerned parent, there are sports that are more dangerous than others — and you may be surprised …Read More

  6. Risks of Wearing High Heels

    Yes, they are fashionable. Sure, they may help your butt look great in your pencil skirt. But however cute and stylish your favorite pair of high heels are, it doesn’t minimize the risk that they have toward your feet and body. 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 iss…Read More

  7. Causes of Toenail Fungus

    Since weather in Dallas is fairly warm throughout the year (and hot for most of the year), you probably have a good selection of sandals in your closet. But there are several problems that can cause you to want to keep your toes hidden inside a pair of close-toed shoes. One of them is nail fungus. Yellow, broken nails aren’t something that anyone wants to show off, at any point in the year. If y…Read More

  8. What to Know About Corn Removal

    Of the many things that can go wrong with your feet, a corn is among the least worrisome. But that doesn’t mean they aren’t just as irritating. At Allcare Foot and Ankle Care, our podiatrists see a variety of problems, ranging from minor problems to major surgeries. 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. Keep r…Read More

  9. Everything You Should Know About Plantar Fasciitis Treatment

    If you’ve been feeling pain or discomfort in your heel, you might have something called Plantar Fasciitis. It’s a common cause of heel pain in adults, and for most patients, it’s usually most severe when they take their first few steps in the morning.   In this blog, the Arlington podiatrists at AllCare Foot & Ankle Center will give you an in-depth look at the signs, causes and symptoms…Read More

  10. Everything You Should Know About Shin Splints

    Shin splints are troublesome and frustrating for a wide variety of active individuals, including runners, tennis players, soccer players, basketball players, and even dancers. Whether they’re beginners ramping up their training regimens or advanced, experienced athletes who are changing up their routines, shin splints can be a real problem that keeps the highest performing athletes and active in…Read More