Healthy Feet Help Make For a Healthy Heart

As February and heart health month ends, patients here in Columbus have probably been hearing a lot about keeping their heart healthy from all of their healthcare providers. As a podiatrist I want my patients to know that their feet are a key indicator of their overall health, and can often play an integral role […]

Keeping Your Heels Healthy and Hydrated in Cold Temperatures!!

Last week on 10 TV News, I caught a clip of a local Ohio State student who suffers from an allergy to the cold. The segment showed that cold allergies really do exist and can cause an allergic reaction with hives or an itchy rash on exposed surfaces. While many of us certainly FEEL like […]

Can Runners Really Be Barefoot & Fancy Free?

With the release of Christopher McDougall’s book “Born to Run” in 2009, the debate over the benefits and drawbacks of barefoot running has been ignited in the running and podiatric communities. The book centers on a tribe of “super runners”, the Tarahumara Indians of Mexico and their ability to run massive amounts of miles while […]

Black Swan Ballerina Feet

The movie Black Swan and its stars Natalie Portman and Mila Kunis have been nominated for a ton of awards at the Oscars and have already won an award at the recent Golden Globes. However, the most award-worthy stars of this movie were the beaten down feet of Natalie Portman’s character “Nina Sayers” and their […]