What you and your podiatrist can do to prevent diabetic foot ulcers

Foot ulcers on diabetics are the most common cause for foot amputation. Although common, foot ulcers should never be left untreated, as the consequences could become severe. To avoid getting a foot ulcer, and thus make sure you won't have to become a subject to amputation, there are precautions you can take. Examine your feet The easiest, and most important, thing you can do to avoid foot ulcers is to carefully examine your own feet every day. [Read More]

Caring For Your Baby's Feet - Professional Advice From Podiatrists

Right from the start, most of us are blessed with healthy feet. However, problems can start to develop in this area of the body for a number of reasons, and often in the early stages of life. Poor foot care, inappropriate footwear and problems in early development are just some of the reasons why podiatrists like McLean & Partners are in such high demand and why their advice is sought out by many parents. [Read More]

Factors to Consider when Planning to open a Podiatric Practice

At one point in your career as a podiatrist, you will likely want to venture out and set up a podiatric practice on your own, even if you have a salaried job. Opening your practice, however, should not be entered into lightly; you must begin planning as early as a year before you intend to open in order to ensure everything is taken care of by opening week. Below is a guide to help you navigate the months prior to opening your doors for business: [Read More]

When You Should See a Podiatrist or Foot Specialist for Preventative Care

A podiatrist, like those at Galleria Podiatry, is a foot and ankle specialist; he or she can diagnose and treat internal problems with the feet such as sprains and strains, or external problems such as a fungus or ingrown toenail. Not only do they fix and address problems but they can also protect the feet and ankles from injury and stress and offer preventative care. You may not understand the importance of getting your feet protected even before an actual injury, so note when you should see a podiatrist for preventative care of the feet and ankles; some of these occasions and reasons may even surprise you! [Read More]