Blog Archive

5 Solutions for Plantar Fasciitis Pain Jul 12th, 2019

Plantar fasciitis pain occurs when the long, fibrous band that connects your heel to your toes becomes inflamed or damaged. About 50% of Americans suffer from foot and heel pain, and more often than not it can be attributed to plantar fasciitis. Our podiatrists at All Care Foot & Ankle...

Flat Feet Could be the Cause of Your Back, Hip, and Knee Pain Jun 13th, 2019

As the very foundations of your body, your feet, quite literally, carry an enormous amount of responsibility. Not only do they support your weight, they’re in charge of moving you through the world. To accomplish all of this, your feet rely on balance, wherein each component functions together smoothly. So...

Foot Care for Seniors Part 2 May 28th, 2019

The podiatrist professionals at AllCare Foot & Ankle Center in Dallas care about the state of your feet. 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. In our last...

Foot Care for Seniors Part 1 May 28th, 2019

Your foot is one of the most used parts of your body. You walk; you stand; you run; you hike. Your feet has to support the entire weight of your body for sometimes hours a day repeatedly, 365 days a year with no rest except when you’re physically sick. It...

Common Causes of Chronic Foot and Ankle Pain May 13th, 2019

It’s easy to take advantage of our feet and ankles — we go through our days walking from place to place, running with the dog, going grocery shopping, or working out at the gym. But for anyone who is suffering from chronic foot or ankle pain, they are constantly thinking...

6 Tips For Getting Summer-Ready Feet May 6th, 2019

Now that the weather is really getting warmer (and sometimes hot), it’s time to put away the covered shoes and pull out all of the fun, stylish sandals! Women especially love to be able to show off their newly pedicured toes in the summer. But oftentimes there are other aspects...

Stem Cell Therapy For Foot and Ankle Pain Apr 23rd, 2019

There’s no doubt that as our bodies age, joints begin to ache and the thought of climbing stairs becomes more and more painful. But for anyone who is suffering from foot or ankle arthritis or even athletes who have sustained an injury, there may be an answer to the pain!...

Dog-Friendly Trails in Arlington, TX Mar 25th, 2019

March and April are perfect months to get outside in Arlington. The days are finally beginning to warm up enough so that you don’t have to carry around layers and layers. So if you have avoiding the chillier weather but want to get outside before it gets too hot, now...

Ankle Sprains: Types, Treatment, and Prevention Dec 21st, 2018

Whether you’re an athlete and sustained an injury during a game, or if you simply stepped wrong walking down some stairs, ankle sprains are painful and require the right treatment in order for it to heal correctly and in as little time as possible. At Allcare Foot & Ankle Care,...

Protect Your Feet by Protecting Your Bones Nov 9th, 2018

There are 26 bones, 33 joints, and hundreds of muscles, tendons, and ligaments in your feet. With so many parts working together to help you walk and stand, there are a lot of opportunities for things to go wrong. And this makes it even more important to take care of...

Are Running Shoes a Necessity? Oct 11th, 2018

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...

How to Give Yourself a Foot Massage Oct 6th, 2018

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. In a previous blog, we discussed how to protect your feet by protecting your bones — all 26 of them that...

How to Find the Right Shoe Oct 5th, 2018

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...

Caring For Runner’s Feet Sep 14th, 2018

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...

Corn and Callus Prevention Aug 29th, 2018

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...

Worst Sports For Your Feet Jul 26th, 2018

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...

Risks of Wearing High Heels Jun 21st, 2018

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...

Causes of Toenail Fungus May 18th, 2018

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....

What to Know About Corn Removal Apr 13th, 2018

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...

Everything You Should Know About Plantar Fasciitis Treatment Mar 13th, 2018

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...

Everything You Should Know About Shin Splints Feb 13th, 2018

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...

Reasons to See a Foot Doctor Dec 28th, 2017

Your feet spend a lot of time bearing your weight and taking a beating—so it’s no surprise that people feel aches and pains in their feet and ankles from time to time. However, some aches and pains can be more serious, and might require the attention of your Arlington podiatrist....

Tips For Foot Hygiene Nov 3rd, 2017

When was the last time you evaluated your foot hygiene? If your feet are stinky, dry, unsightly, or crusty, you could have foot-related issues that have serious health consequence. This is why foot hygiene is so important! In this blog, the Dallas podiatrists at AllCare Foot & Ankle Center will...

How Your Feet Tell a Story Oct 16th, 2017

Every foot tells a story—a story of soccer games played, trails jogged, shifts worked on your feet, and hard work put in. But feet can also tell stories of underlying health issues. In this blog, the Arlington podiatrists at AllCare Foot & Ankle Center will show you how seemingly minor...

Everything You Should Know About Gout Sep 27th, 2017

For some folks, a sharp pain in the night can be a troubling experience. For others, it can be a recurring problems that suggests something much worse is at play. With splitting pain in joints that can flare up in the night and last for weeks at a time, gout...

All About Ingrown Toenails Sep 11th, 2017

Whether you cut your toenails short or leave them a bit too long, keeping your toes and toenails healthy can be quite the challenge. Foot fungus, spending a lot of time on your feet, and conditions like diabetes can all affect the health of your toenails in some way, leading...

Tips for Diabetes Foot Care Aug 28th, 2017

If you’re dealing with health complications caused by your diabetes, it can be time-consuming and frustrating to stay healthy and manage your symptoms—and if you develop some sort of neuropathy because of your diabetes, your feet are definitely at risk. Fortunately, with the right strategies and some good old discipline,...

Understanding Diabetes-Related Foot Ailments Aug 16th, 2017

Your Arlington podiatrists at AllCare Foot & Ankle Center treat a lot of patients with a unique array of foot and ankle problems. These patients are high-performing athletes who put a lot of stress on their ankles, working adults who spend a lot of time on their feet, and Joe...

The Runner’s Guide, Part 2 Aug 8th, 2017

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! Running to Prevent Injury While running with any kind of...

The Runner’s Guide Jun 20th, 2017

AllCare Foot & Ankle Center in Dallas is your source for podiatric care—we have the years of experience, top-tier facilities, and experienced medical staff members to prove it. But there’s something that’s more important to us than treating foot ailments, and that’s preventing those ailments in the first place. Running...

A Guide to Running-Related Foot Injuries Jun 20th, 2017

Feet are one of the most important parts of the body, keeping us upright, mobile, and balanced for life’s everyday activities. But runners have a special relationship with feet. Feet are the reason for their running success—but feet can also let runners down when they need them the most. In...

The Worst Shoes For Your Feet Jun 9th, 2017

Unless you’re a free spirit or a full-time beach dweller, chances are you’re going to wear shoes from time to time. But not all shoes are created equal—the best shoes can keep your feet healthy and provide them with proper support and alignment, while the worst shoes can set your...

Ankle Hour, Part 2: Preventing Ankle Sprains May 26th, 2017

In the previous blog post, the Arlington podiatrists at AllCare Foot & Ankle Center gave you tips on how to deal with pesky sprained ankles that can interrupt your healthy and active lifestyle. In this blog, we’ll give you a few tips on how to keep your ankles healthy and...

Ankle Hour, Part 1: Dealing With a Sprained Ankle May 10th, 2017

If you’re a basketball player, it’s your worst nightmare. If you’re a runner, it’s the only thing keeping you from your passion. If you have limited mobility, it could be enough to prevent you from performing some of life’s simplest tasks. As the premier team of Dallas podiatrists, AllCare Foot...

Types of Foot Infections, Part 2 Apr 13th, 2017

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 with them. Pitted Keratolysis Most commonly occurring...

Most Common Foot Injuries for Athletes Apr 13th, 2017

The Arlington podiatrists at AllCare Foot & Ankle Center are passionate about helping athletes and fitness enthusiasts recover from sports-related foot injuries. In this blog, we’ll discuss some of the most common sports related injuries, how to identify them, and how to treat them. Achilles Tendinitis The Achilles tendon, located...

Types of Foot Fungus, Part 1 Mar 10th, 2017

AllCare Foot & Ankle Center is Dallas’s podiatrist of choice, providing advanced treatment of any and all foot ailments at our state-of-the-art Arlington and Dallas Proper medical centers. We’re passionate about helping you with your foot ailments, and giving you the best advice and resources to have happy and healthy...

The Best Foot Care Habits Mar 10th, 2017

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. Your feet are the wheels to your wagon, so it’s our passion to keep you on your feet and moving with ease for...

The Worst Foot Habits Feb 16th, 2017

As Dallas’ podiatrist of choice, AllCare Foot & Ankle Center is passionate about preventative healthcare that can decrease the likelihood of foot and ankle ailments. That’s why we created this blog: We want to educate our patients by teaching them quality foot care habits, and pointing out bad habits that...

Bunion Treatment Feb 16th, 2017

At AllCare Foot & Ankle Center, we are passionate about keeping your feet and ankles healthy so you can meet life’s ever-growing demands and enjoy an exciting, active lifestyle. As Dallas, Fort Worth, and Arlington’s podiatrist of choice, we understand how even the smallest foot and ankle problems can derail...

Common Foot Ailments, Part 2 Jan 19th, 2017

In our previous blog, we discuss some of the most common foot ailments, how to detect them, and how to treat them. We’ll start this blog on the same foot, with a just a few more of the many common foot ailments. Hammertoe Simply put, a hammertoe is a toe...

Common Foot Ailments, Part 1 Jan 18th, 2017

At AllCare Foot & Ankle Center, we understand that your feet are your true support system, your point of contact with the earth, and the wheels to your proverbial wagon—no wonder they can fall victim to so many injuries, ailments, and diseases. In order to keep your feet (and toes)...

What to Consider When Choosing Your Footwear Nov 23rd, 2016

Our feet are used every day, sometimes more than others. While they are often forgotten in regards to general health and upkeep, our feet need to be turned into a priority, and there are a few ways that you can do this that are quick, easy and nearly effortless. One...

3 Ways to Avoid Athlete’s Foot Nov 17th, 2016

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. Maybe it’s because our feet are so often bare around others, especially in the summer or during certain sports activities, but the fact of the...

Common Causes of Stinky Feet Oct 12th, 2016

Smelly feet are easily one of the most embarrassing things to have to deal with, especially if you’re heading over to visit someone else’s house and have to worry about taking your shoes off. If you’re tired of having to deal with this issue, there are a few different ways...