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Osteoarthritis

What Is Osteoarthritis? Osteoarthritis is a degenerative joint disease, sometimes referred to as a “wear and tear” disease because the cartilage in the joint wears down with repeated stress and use over time. As the cartilage deteriorates and gets thinner, the bones lose their protective covering and eventually may rub together, causing pain and inflammation […]

Last Minute Gift Ideas From Your Friendly Podiatrist’s Office

It’s T-minus 10 days till the big holiday, and you still need to find a few gifts.  I’ve compiled a list of things that are both of quality and usefulness for your gift recipient. Some are easily found here locally, and others are online purchases. Take a look and see what inspires you as you […]

Callus Care At Home

Are you noticing thick skin buildup on your feet? Is it making it painful to walk or be active? Then you may be suffering from callus buildup. Calluses are caused by friction and pressure. If you wear open sandals in the summer then you may notice more calluses than in the winter when you are […]

Attack Plantar Fasciitis & Achilles Tendinitis with Extracorporeal Shockwave Thearpy

Are you preparing for the upcoming Clo Cow Half Marathon in Petaluma, California or the Hallowine Run in Healdsburg? Wouldn’t it be devastating to have a chronic condition like plantar fasciitis or have an Achilles tendinitis flare up right before the big event?! If the unthinkable happens, extracorporeal shockwave therapy might be necessary to promote healing to […]

When Pets Are Appalled By Your Smelly Feet

You know there is something wrong with your feet when your pet can’t even stand the smell of them! Stop by our office today to purchase our Tolcylen Antimicrobial Shoe Spray. The Tolcylen spray will help you get rid of the bad odor your feet produce after sweating all day. There is also a new […]

Foot Health While Pregnant

Many women experience general fatigue and soreness throughout their entire body while pregnant but a large complaint is sore feet and swelling. Due to the natural weight gain during pregnancy, a woman’s center of gravity is completely altered. This causes a new weight-bearing stance and added pressure on the knees and feet. Pregnant women are […]

Our Shoes Carry Bacteria and Fungus

Our office is proud to carry an exciting item to help combat fungal infections. The ShoeZap is a great way to clean and sanitize your shoes. Neglecting your shoes may mean you are re-infecting your feet again and again.   ShoeZap 15 Minute UV Shoe Sanitizer is the fast, easy way to kill fungus and bacteria […]

Is Summer To Blame For My Calluses?

When the weather heats up, so do our feet!  We get relief from that heat by wearing shoes that allow our feet to breathe better, like sandals or mesh tennis shoes, or we don’t wear any shoes at all. But with this change in footwear, many of us start to see a change in our […]

How to stay in the race with heel pain

Are you preparing for the upcoming Annadel Half Marathon in Santa Rosa, California next month or the Windsor Half Marathon in June? Wouldn’t it be devastating to have a chronic condition like plantar fasciitis or have an Achilles tendinitis flare up right before the big event?! If the unthinkable happens, extracorporeal shockwave therapy might be necessary to […]

9 Awesome Gifts for Anyone

Everyone has at least one ‘difficult to buy for’ person in their lives, or someone that has “everything”, so why not consider buying a gift that caters to their feet this year? After all, they play a significant role in our everyday lives! You will be surprised at the number of options that you have […]