Fall Prevention

Nobody wakes up saying today is the day I’m going to fall. It’s just a built-in confidence in ourselves accrued over decades of life that our bodies won’t allow us to fall unexpectedly. We often think “a fall won’t happen to me”, and that only people older than yourself fall. The problem is falls do […]

Debunking Foot Myths Part 1

The month of April is “All About Feet” at Toe-Tal Foot & Ankle Care. Specifically, we focus on foot fact or fiction. This is the first of a two-part series on debunking foot myths. Myth: How you cut your toenails can cause or prevent ingrown toenails. Reality: Ingrown toenails can be caused by trauma, shoe […]

This is Your Feet on Cigarettes

Most will remember the 90’s PSA commercial “This is your brain on drugs.” It was a highly effective campaign to get the message out about the harmful effects of drugs on the brain. Just like drugs can be harmful to your body, cigarette smoking can have the same destructive effects on the respiratory and cardiovascular […]

How Sports Can Affect Your Toes

Pretty much everyone is getting active these days. Whether that involves running, playing various sports, dancing, or even if your still hunting Pokémon, we take for granted the beating we put on our feet. Our feet are always there for us, so we take them for granted until something is wrong with them. Our precious […]

Overuse Injuries in Child Athletes

Playing through pain is viewed as a badge of honor. While playing through pain may be a necessity for professionals getting compensated, amateurs and especially young athletes have no reason to put their future health at risk. With the increase in popularity of club/travel teams in various sports, young athletes are playing sports year round […]