Common Foot Ailment Treatments Battle Ground WA
We do not offer diabetic shoe services.
Monday 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Foot Orthotics, Foot Pain, Podiatric Deformities, Podiatric Disorder Treatment, Podiatric Orthopedics, Podiatric Paralytic Treatment, Podiatric Sports Therapy, Podiatric Surgery, Podiatrists
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Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Bunion Treatment, Diabetic Shoes, Foot Orthotics, Foot Pain, Podiatric Deformities, Podiatric Disorder Treatment, Podiatric Orthopedics, Podiatric Paralytic Treatment, Podiatric Sports Therapy, Podiatric Surgery, Podiatrists
Brush Prairie, WA
Common Foot Ailments
Common Foot Ailments
Foot pain is worse than a pain in the butt!
Who knew that such a small thing could make life so complicated? A bit of pain doesn’t seem like such a big deal, when you’re looking in from the outside. But put a blister on the back of your own heel, a cramp in the arch of your foot, or an infection in a toenail , and watch how quickly that discomfort becomes all-consuming.
Feet are fine-tuned instruments. Like our hands, they have a dense concentration of muscles, nerves, ligaments and bones. Unlike our hands, however, they take a brutal pounding with every step we take. Have you ever heard the saying that walking is really just controlled falling? Well, it’s true: we reach forward with a leg, throwing our balance off, and then catch ourselves with the outstretched foot. In the process, hundreds of pounds are directed into the complex biological mechanism of the foot.
Feet do a good job, most of the time. But sometimes they fail. We overstress them with high-volume exercise, or ask them to do something they aren’t prepared to do. Sometimes the frailty is genetic , while other times it’s a product of our environment. In both cases, an unexpected weakness can be mentally and physically painful.
And don’t forget the skin : the skin seals the foot’s structures into an immune-resistant, waterproof package. But even this can fail. Microorganisms can breach the skin. Dampness can deteriorate the skin. And friction can wear down the skin. Once the skin...