Melanoma of the Foot: How to Perform a Self Examination in Between Podiatrist Visits

Melanoma of the Foot: How to Perform a Self Examination in Between Podiatrist Visits

Routine self-examinations of the feet are an important way to find skin cancer early, when it’s easiest to treat and cure. Sadly, half of the people diagnosed with melanoma of the foot die within five years after the cancer had already spread throughout their body. If melanoma is detected in its earliest stages, 92 percent of patients are alive after five years.

Did you know women are more likely to get bunions?

Did you know women are more likely to get bunions?

There comes a time when you have to say goodbye to those Jimmy Choos. While your wardrobe might suffer, your feet will thank you later. Did you know foot bunions are more common in women?

Ask the Doc: What does a foot doctor do?

Ask the Doc: What does a foot doctor do?

Many patients have a perception of the podiatrist as the doctor who freezes plantar warts and fixes bunions. While these things do happen in our office, did you know that the foot doctor is the professional to call in the case of ankle pain or after a foot injury?

Meet Dr. Grace C. Craig

Meet Dr. Grace C. Craig

We are pleased to announce the arrival of Dr. Grace Craig (“Dr. Grace”) to our practice, starting July 17, 2017.  She is the wife of Dr. Alexander Craig.  “Dr. Grace” is joining our group at a time of great growth, allowing us to serve you better not only with more availability, but also with the skills and experience that we have always provided.  She will be practicing at both office locations in Rocky River and South Euclid. 

What Your Feet Say About Your Health

What Your Feet Say About Your Health

Are your dogs barkin'?They may be telling you something about your health.

Did you know that our feet, combined, contain a quarter of the body’s bones? Every joint, tendon, muscle, ligament, nerve, and blood vessel is linked to the heart, brain, and spine.

Why wouldn’t the condition of our feet be a solid indicator of everything else going on above the ankle?

Use It Or Lose It: Have You Met Your Deductible?

Use It Or Lose It: Have You Met Your Deductible?

Whether you want to believe it or not (and none of us do), the end of the year is fast approaching. Yikes! This means the holidays are going to be upon us and we will find ourselves at our absolute busiest! But, this also means that deductibles and maximums expire soon!