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6 Signs It’s Time to Replace or Refurbish Your Orthotics

Do you have a pair of orthotics that are worn down, flat and no longer provide any support? If so, chances are it is time to refurbish or replace your orthotics. Orthotic refurbishing helps extend the life of your orthotics.  Refurbishing can include replacing top covers or the addition of extra soft cushioning under the heel […]

CBD Rapid Cooling Cream- Now Available!

At Dr. Hollander, DPM we are always looking for advanced methods and the newest technology in podiatric care.  Dr. Hollander is especially adamant about NOT prescribing opioids because he knows the risks associated with the drug and that there are so many other effective methods to pain management. Introducing MEDTERRA’s CBD Rapid Cooling Cream, now […]

Why Use a Spiky Ball?

Have you ever tried to give yourself a foot massage when your feet are unbearably achy?  If so, you’ll know that it’s difficult because the angle that your feet and hands meet is quite limiting and often the strength of our fingers is minimal.  So, what do you do?  Many people have found success by […]

Is Diabetic Burnout a Real Thing?

Whether you’ve lived with diabetes for most of your life or have just recently been diagnosed, diabetes burnout is real and it could happen to you!  By learning how to recognize the symptoms of burnout and tricks to putting a halt to them, you can prevent getting yourself  into risky life-threatening situations. What is Diabetes […]

Accessory Bones of the Foot

When you hear the word accessory, we tend to think of using pretty necklaces, rings or belts to enhance our outfits. But with accessory bones, they aren’t enhancing anything, but rather showing up in our x-rays as extra bones. What is an accessory bone? When we are born, most of our bones are cartilage that […]

Mirror, Mirror on the Floor: I See Diabetic Foot Checks in Store

Proper foot care for diabetics is crucial. Diabetic patients are more prone to foot problems such as: Loss of feeling in their feet Changes in the shape of their feet Foot ulcers and sores that do not heal Simple daily foot checkups can prevent serious problems in the long run. It is always better to […]

Pronation Injuries

Running can be a solitary or group activity. Some people run on their own so they can set the pace, while others prefer the social aspect—and motivation—of running in a group. That’s why clubs like the Empire Runners Club in Sonoma County exist. They allow runners of all skill levels to learn from each other […]

Back to School Shoe Shopping Guide

For Sonoma County students, the school year is only a few weeks away and at the top of their school shopping list is a new pair of shoes.  You want your child to have quality shoes that follow the latest trends, but you also want to make sure that they will not cause discomfort in […]

5 Quick Exercises to Strengthen Lower Legs

Keeping your lower legs strong is important to help you stay upright and moving forward. Having stronger legs allows you to support your upper body. Having stronger ankles means your response to changes in direction will be swift.  And having stronger arches and toes means a better grip on the ground and less opportunity for […]

Gaining Your Sense of Balance

For the last 40 years the Redwood Empire Ice Arena here in Santa Rosa has hosted the Annual Senior World Hockey Tournament.  Unfortunately, this year it has been cancelled so that they can replace the ice rink floors.  The tournament has been a wonderful opportunity for middle-aged—and much older—ice hockey enthusiasts to compete or enjoy […]