May is National Arthritis Awareness Month

Arthritis is an inflammation and swelling of the cartilage and lining of the joints, generally accompanied by an increase in the fluid in the joints. It is a disabling and occasionally crippling disease afflicting almost 50 million Americans. The podiatrists and staff of Ryan Foot & Ankle Clinic would like you to know that there is usually no need to endure years of painful ambulation...

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April is National Foot Health Awareness Month

Special attention is given to foot health each April as Foot Health Awareness month is observed. The podiatrists and staff of Ryan Foot & Ankle Clinic would like to remind you and your loved ones that this is the perfect time to determine what shape your feet are in. Examining our feet can help identify early symptoms of other serious disorders such as vascular disease and diabetes. Foot...

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Caring for Aging Feet

On average, a person will walk 75,000 miles by the age of 50 and take up to 10,000 steps on any given day. This creates up to hundreds of tons of foot pressure every day. The podiatrists of Ryan Foot & Ankle Clinic share that, as we age, proper foot care is essential to maintain good health and to continue our walking independence.   There are several ways to reduce the risk of foot...

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May is Arthritis Awareness Month

Arthritis is an inflammation and swelling of the cartilage and lining of the joints, generally accompanied by an increase in the fluid in the joints. It is a disabling and occasionally crippling disease afflicting almost 50 million Americans. The podiatrists and staff of Ryan Foot & Ankle Clinic would like you to know that there is usually no need to endure years of painful ambulation...

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Arthritic Foot Care: Is it Time to Ask the Doc about Joint Injections?

Have all other forms of non-invasive, arthritic foot care been largely unsuccessful? If so, maybe it’s time that you asked your podiatrist about joint injections. There are 30+ different joints in each person’s foot alone and any one of them may become arthritic over time. Joint injections are an excellent way to target them and bring about pain relief as well as increased flexibility. The...

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Arthritic Foot Care is Vital for People Living with Psoriasis

Do you suffer from psoriasis? If so, it is important to be on the lookout for the signs and symptoms of psoriatic arthritis. It is an immune disease that has a tendency to affect the foot and ankle of psoriasis sufferers who are over the age of 30. Those that have it typically experience swelling, pain and cellulitis in their ankles, heels and soles of the feet. In addition, their toenails may...

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