Debunking Foot Myths Part 2

Today we present to you part 2 of our debunking foot myths series. Myth: Shoe cause bunions. Reality: It’s true that certain shoes can cause a bunion to be more painful, but bunions are actually a result of your foot type. This foot type is inherited, and makes you more prone to developing a bunion. […]

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 […]

Stomp Out Skin Cancer! Your Feet Need Sunscreen Too

Malignant melanoma is a dangerous type of skin cancer, but the good news is it can be prevented and even cured if detected early. Prevention, of course, is easier than correction. As the summer sun heats up, make sure you are applying sunscreen everywhere, even your feet! Many people think that the bottoms of their […]

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 […]