Swelling feet and hands are a common, yet irritating, problem many women experience during pregnancy. Swelling is caused by a myriad of factors, but there is one place you can go for professional help and relief: a podiatrist's office. Podiatry during pregnancy is worth looking into if you have foot discomfort. Read on for more information about what causes foot pain during pregnancy and what a podiatrist from a clinic like Rocky Mountain Foot & Ankle can do to help. [Read More]
Is It Sprained, Strained, Broken Or Dislocated? Time To See A Podiatrist!
In comparison to the rest of the human body, ankles appear relatively flimsy. So it's little wonder that they sometimes give out during physical activity. Ankle sprains and strains, for example, are quite common. How common? According to the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society, approximately 25,000 people suffer this injury every single day. Because these injuries occur so frequently, it's not unusual for people to dismiss all ankle injuries as minor. However, if you have suffered a painful twist to your ankle, it may be more than just a simple strain. [Read More]