Slushy sidewalks and icy driveways create the perfect opportunity for an ankle to twist and give way. When this occurs, the ligaments that support the ankle get overstretched and a sprain results.
The winter is not forgiving for people with diabetes. More than 15% of people with diabetes in the US are hospitalized for problems with their feet. In the most severe cases, foot Ulcers and infections in feet lead to amputation. Here at...
At Benenati Foot & Ankle Care Centers, we realize that most of our Macomb County patients may not be overly concerned about skin problems and their feet because these conditions do not usually have serious medical consequences. However, even...
Too often, we see patients in our offices in February with foot pain and injuries because they started an exercise program too zealously and without the proper preparation.
Did you know that many foot problems are caused or made worse by wearing improper footwear? Well-made shoes should offer the following features.
Preparing ahead for your appointment will enhance our ability to provide a prompt and accurate diagnosis and appropriate treatment plan for you.
If you have a bunion, you may find that the pain is worse than usual this holiday season. Fortunately, you can take steps to lessen the discomfort. Below are some tips for finding relief from bunions during the holiday season.
We know that our patients are working hard during this holly, jolly season. The extra time spent on your feet, however, while cooking, shopping, mailing and partying can result in some unwanted podiatric conditions.
Becoming stronger doesn’t just mean working out like crazy. A necessary component of evolving your healthy lifestyle is adding in rest. Physically active people who are on their feet need to put time into caring for their Achilles’...
At Benenati Foot & Ankle Care Centers, we know that Macomb County winters are infamous for not dealing kindly with us when it comes to weather.
Each November, we at Benenati Foot & Ankle Care Centers recognize American Diabetes Month. Diabetes is a serious condition that affects over 30 million men, women, and children. It’s the seventh leading cause of death in our country.
It’s the season of Thanksgiving and at Benenati Foot & Ankle Care Centers we want to be sure our patients remember their feet when making a list of all that they are grateful for.
Kids tend to go through fashion trends like babies go through diapers. The speed with which they change their habits and styles may shift so quickly that as a parent, you struggle to keep up. Kids grow out of their clothes and shoes just as quickly...
The treatment for your heel pain will depend on the underlying cause. There are several possibilities:
Is it difficult to bend and straighten your big toe? How about swelling or bruising—do you see any in the area where the pain is? At Benenati Foot & Ankle Care Centers, we know that “yes” answers to these questions likely indicate an injury to the sesamoids.
At Benenati Foot & Ankle Care Centers, however, we know that foot odor is a year-round problem for some people. With approximately 3,000 sweat glands per square inch producing about ½ pint of perspiration daily, your feet are prime targets for body odor issues.
At Benenati Foot Care Centers, we know that our diabetic patients have to take extra good care of their feet. If you have diabetes, minor foot problems like blisters or an ingrown toenail can have serious medical consequences.
At Benenati Foot & Ankle Care Centers, we know that soccer can take a toll on your lower extremities if you don’t take the proper precautions.
Kids have all the energy with little self-control. They can go all day while you are left panting behind them. Running around is great for your kids to explore their world and release some of that energy. But watch out - they are still growing, so...
At Benenati Foot & Ankle Care Centers, we know that there are few common podiatric conditions more painful than an ingrown toenail.