1. Ankle Sprains: Types, Treatment, and Prevention

    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, our podiatrists want to ensure that your ankle sprain is treated right away and with the right care so that in the …Read More

  2. 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. In a previous blog, we discussed how to protect your feet by protecting your bones — all 26 of them that are found in your feet. In today’s blog, we’re going to talk about how to give yourself a foot massage. Because your own feet are so easy to access, un…Read More

  3. Protect Your Feet by Protecting Your Bones

    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 your feet — and your bones. When osteoporosis is a threat that faces 44 million men and women over the age of 50 in the United Sta…Read More

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. Reasons to See a Foot Doctor

    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. In this blog, AllCare Foot & Ankle Center will discuss several situations when seeing a foot doctor is a good i…Read More

  10. How Your Feet Tell a Story

    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 foot problems that be a sign of serious health issues that need immediate medical treatment. You have dry, …Read More