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Can My Ingrown Toenail Heal On Its Own?

Is a painful ingrown toenail slowing you down? This common foot problem can cause pain, redness, and swelling, but does it require medical attention? The short answer is that it depends. Keep reading to learn more.
Dec 5th, 2022

Can Flat Feet Have a Negative Impact on My Health?

Flat feet may not be life-threatening, but that doesn’t mean they can’t affect your body and daily life. Keep reading to see how this seemingly harmless problem can cause issues with your overall health.
Nov 1st, 2022

What Foot Conditions Can Orthotics Improve?

Nothing slows you down like foot and ankle pain. Fortunately, custom orthotics offer straightforward solutions for many foot issues that can trigger discomfort. But the best part? They can make your entire body feel better.
Oct 3rd, 2022

When Bunions Require Surgery

Do you have a severe or painful foot deformity? If it involves your big toe, it could be a bunion, which can lead to debilitating pain. While not all bunions require surgery, sometimes surgery can offer the best solution. Read on to learn more.
Aug 1st, 2022

Is Plantar Fasciitis a Permanent Condition?

It’s impossible to ignore the stabbing heel pain of plantar fasciitis. This discomfort may get a little better if you keep moving around, but does it ever go away entirely? It depends. Keep reading to learn more.
Jul 1st, 2022

Weak or Painful Ankles? Our Podiatrists Can Help

Our ankles are vital keys to our mobility, allowing us to make the most basic movements. When our ankles are weak or unstable, walking, running or even doing our routine daily activities can be aggravating.
May 26th, 2021

Ingrown Toenails: Why You Need to See a Podiatrist

Take a look at your toenails. Are they growing straight out in a nice, clean line? Or are any of them — especially the big toe — curling inward at the corners, digging into and irritating the adjacent soft skin?
May 10th, 2021

How to Avoid Unsightly, Painful Hammertoe

You may think that feet are as uncomplicated as you can get regarding the human body. People talk about flat feet, bunions, etc. but the list is not very long.
Mar 25th, 2021

How to Beat Smelly Feet Syndrome

Phew! If that’s what you think when you take off your shoes – or worse – if someone says it to you, it’s because of your smelly feet.
Feb 24th, 2021

Stomp Out Hammertoe Pain

The average American walks 3,000 to 4,000 steps a day (that’s 1.5 to 2 miles!). But strolling certainly isn’t the only way we use our feet.
Dec 28th, 2020

Got a Pain in the Foot? It Could Be Plantar Fasciitis

“Oh, my aching foot!” There are lots of causes that will give you a pain in the foot but one in particular is a problem known as plantar fasciltis, an inflammation of the tissue, known as the plantar fascia,...
Nov 26th, 2020

Walk Your Way to Good Health

There are untold benefits of using walking as exercise. Besides requiring no equipment other than appropriate shoes, there's no need for any special equipment.
Oct 27th, 2020

Ingrown Toenail

Walking around with an ingrown toenail can be very unpleasant. As your feet bear all the weight of your body, an ingrown toe nail can be incredibly irritating as you stand, walk, and move.
Sep 28th, 2020

Healthy Feet Begins with…Stretching!

FACT: A person will walk an estimated 150,000 miles in their lifetime, roughly the equivalent of walking around the world six times, according to the American College of Podiatry.
Aug 28th, 2020

The Low Down On Athlete's Foot

Paying attention to your feet can go a long way in protecting you from unnecessary pain and discomfort. By taking some simple daily steps to protect your feet and receiving professional care from the office of Premier Foot and Ankle Center, LLC,...
Jul 28th, 2020

Wearing High Heels Can be Bad for Your Feet

Have a funny feeling in your foot? Maybe it feels like you’re standing on a pebble. You may feel a sharp, burning pain in the ball of your foot. You could even feel tingling or numbness in your toes.
May 10th, 2020

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) And Foot Health

At the office of Premier Foot and Ankle Center, LLC, we continue to closely monitor all developments related to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and follow every protocol for the safe delivery of care.
Apr 2nd, 2020

Consultations

We all spend a lot of time on our feet, day after day. It’s no wonder if your feet are feeling rundown, tired and achy. If your feet hurt, at the office of Premier Foot and Ankle Center, LLC, we are here for you!
Mar 2nd, 2020

Run the Distance with Good Foot Health

Back in 1977, Jim Fixx's best-selling book, titled The Complete Book of Running, was a key component in starting a fitness revolution in the U.S. His book popularized running and jogging as ways for people to incorporate one...
Feb 4th, 2020

Flip-Flops & Foot Health

Since healthy feet are essential to a balanced body, it is always important to pay close attention to your feet and to make the correct footwear choices. At Premier Foot and Ankle Center, LLC, we'll help you select the right types of shoes...
Jan 7th, 2020

Heel Pain

Do you ever wake up, step out of bed, and feel a tinge of foot pain as you start moving? At the office of Premier Foot and Ankle Center, LLC, we can help!
Dec 20th, 2019

Treatment for Painful Hammertoe

One of the more painful conditions that can afflict the foot is hammertoe — a deformity that causes the toe to bend or curl into an abnormal position, such as downward or pointing in toward the other toes.
Nov 12th, 2019

Preventing and Treating Foot Infections

Everyone knows that healthy feet are essential to feeling good and staying active. While we don’t typically give our feet the attention they deserve until something starts to hurt, it’s a good idea to check them daily for any abnormalities...
Oct 14th, 2019

Diabetic Foot Care

Diabetes is often associated with diabetes foot conditions. If you have diabetes, at the office of Premier Foot and Ankle Center, LLC, we can help you maintain good foot health and protect against infection.
Sep 10th, 2019

Bunions: A Common Foot Problem

Did you know that by the age of 50 years, the average person in relatively good health has walked approximately 75,000 miles?
Aug 21st, 2019

Useful Tips For Preventing Foot & Ankle Injuries

According to the American Podiatric Medical Association the average person takes 8,000 to 10,000 steps a day. This means that by the age of 50 most individuals in relatively good health will have walked approximately 75,000 miles.
Jun 10th, 2019

Worcester Sports Medicine

For those with a passion for playing sports, especially if you do so professionally, suffering from a serious injury that disallows you from playing that sport can be upsetting.
May 20th, 2019

Piedmont Sports Medicine

Foot and ankles do a lot of work carrying the weight of the body and propelling it through space, which over time places a great deal of stress and strain of the very delicate bones, muscles and ligaments located in this area.
Apr 9th, 2019

Worcester Sports Medicine

Sports medicine is a branch of medicine that deals with the physical fitness, treatment and prevention of sports injuries that occur from sports and exercise. Podiatric sports medicine focuses on sports injuries of the lower extremities.
Mar 14th, 2019

Diabetic Foot Care in Wyomissing

At Premier Foot & Ankle, Drs. Laura Guerin and Timothy Stringer are the specialists who can diagnose and treat your injury. Using the latest in podiatric technological advances, this team of highly skilled doctors provides comprehensive care in a warm,...
Feb 19th, 2019

Podiatry Office in Piedmont

Heel pain can make normal everyday activities such as walking, difficult to do. If heel pain is preventing you from enjoying the things you love, there is great news.
Feb 15th, 2019

Diabetic Foot Care in Wyomissing

At Premier Foot & Ankle, Drs. Laura Guerin and Timothy Stringer are the specialists who can diagnose and treat your injury. Using the latest in podiatric technological advances, this team of highly skilled doctors provides comprehensive care in a warm...
Jan 22nd, 2019

Foot Surgery in Worcester

Premier Foot & Ankle Center, LLC offers patients foot surgery in Worcester, open Monday through Friday. We offer specialized treatment for all types of foot problems, such as ankle sprains, Achilles tendon issues, calluses, bunions and more.
Jan 22nd, 2019

Piedmont Sports Medicine

Foot pain or damage to one of the ligaments, tendons, muscles, or bones of your foot or ankle can make it difficult or impossible for you to perform in your sport of choice.
Dec 12th, 2018

Diabetic Foot Care in Worcester

Premier Foot & Ankle Center, LLC is a diabetic Foot care in Worcester office that provides patients with full orthopedic and podiatric care. We incorporate the latest in technology and state of the art methods to give you the foot care you need, today.
Nov 16th, 2018

Bunion Treatment in Worcester

They look ugly, shoes don't fit well, and they can hurt. Bunions. At Premier Foot & Ankle Center, LLC, we offer effective bunion treatment in Worcester.
Oct 12th, 2018

Podiatry Office in Piedmont

Heel pain is all too common. It can make even standing uncomfortable, not to mention walking, running, or engaging in athletic activities.
Sep 11th, 2018

Piedmont Sports Medicine

Piedmont sports medicine is an area of medicine that focuses on the treatment of injuries or illnesses that happen as a result of sports or recreational activities.
Aug 14th, 2018

Piedmont Sports Medicine

How often do you engage in sports? You might just do it on weekends, or you may be a full-time athlete. Either way, our services here at Premier Foot & Ankle Center, LLC are vital.
Jul 11th, 2018

Pediatric Podiatrist in Piedmont

At Premier Foot & Ankle Center, we are dedicated to providing the finest orthopedic and podiatric care to the members of the Worcester community and its neighboring areas.
Jun 8th, 2018

Foot Doctor in Piedmont

At Premier Foot & Ankle Center, we are dedicated to providing the finest orthopedic and podiatric care to the members of the Worcester community and its neighboring areas.
May 7th, 2018

Piedmont Podiatrist

At Premier Foot & Ankle Center, we are dedicated to providing the finest orthopedic and podiatric care to the members of the Worcester community and its neighboring areas.
Apr 9th, 2018

Piedmont Sports Medicine

Seeking a specialist in Piedmont sports medicine? Look no further than Premier Foot & Ankle Center, LLC, where we’re dedicating to providing high-quality, professional orthopedic care to our community in and around the Lubbock area.
Mar 14th, 2018

Foot Injury Treatment in Worcester

For common foot injuries, you have three basic choices of what to do: you can, of course, do nothing at all, but that is not recommended. Many such problems do not go away on their own, and may actually grow worse without the proper medical attention.
Feb 13th, 2018

Piedmont Sports Medicine

Piedmont sports medicine Living an active lifestyle does wonders for your overall health—especially the heart. Of course, even good things come at a cost.
Jan 17th, 2018

Foot Surgeon in Worcester

While many foot and ankle issues can be treated effectively without the need for surgery, there are some situations in which a procedure is simply the only option that can achieve the desired results.
Dec 15th, 2017

01608 Foot Care

Your child's feet are developing and growing. Part of that can mean challenges that you will require the expertise of our pediatric foot care.
Oct 12th, 2017

Piedmont Foot Care Specialist

f you are experiencing any type of foot problem, you will want to contact us at Premier Foot & Ankle Center, LLC for care. Our Piedmont foot care specialist, just one of whom is Dr. Carol A.
Sep 7th, 2017

Piedmont Sports Medicine

Healthy feet and ankles are essential for your top performance when you are an athlete, either professional, amateur, or a weekend warrior. We at Premier Foot & Ankle Center, LLC, our Piedmont sports medicine is designed to address pain and discomfort...
Aug 14th, 2017

Piedmont MA Podiatry Care

When a patient has a toenail infection, the toenails can become yellowed and crumbly. The infection can also become quite painful.
Jul 11th, 2017

Piedmont MA Foot Doctor

You missed the way your feet used to be—soft, not leathery. Oh, and the most endearing quality of yesteryear…they were painless. If you’re tired of taking rough, bunioned steps, don’t hesitate for another second to see a professional...
Jun 19th, 2017

Worcester Foot Doctor

If you experience an ankle sprain, it is important that you make an appointment to immediately come in and see our foot doctor at Premier Foot & Ankle Center, LLC.
May 8th, 2017

Achilles Tendon in Achilles Tendon in Shrewsbury MAMA

No matter when you happen to experience foot or ankle pain, it is important that you pay attention to what you are doing, what kind of shoes you are wearing, and what the general nature of your pain and discomfort is like.
Apr 7th, 2017

Athlete's Foot in Shrewsbury MA

Are you sick of dealing with the discomfort and unpleasant odor that comes along with athlete’s foot in Shrewsbury MA? Don’t resign yourself to symptoms that are treatable by excellent doctors in your neighborhood; call us at Premier Foot & Ankle Center...
Mar 12th, 2017

Wound Care Worcester

If you are looking for an expert podiatry practice that offers foot wound care, you should become familiar with our practice, Premier Foot & Ankle Center, LLC. At our podiatry office, you can receive excellent wound care Worcester;...
Feb 7th, 2017

Worcester Ankle Doctor

An ankle sprain, in and of itself, is something that needs to be addressed in a timely fashion. But even more so because it is not always clear until you have been thoroughly examined that the problem is an actual sprain,...
Jan 9th, 2017

Worcester Orthotics

If you are experiencing pain in your feet, ankles, legs, or even back, this may be caused by a biomechanical problem which can be corrected using custom orthotics.
Nov 7th, 2016

Foot Doctor in Worcester

If you have a hammertoe, you will definitely want to be seen by one of our expert podiatrists.
Sep 9th, 2016

Worcester Podiatrist

Whether you need very basic foot care, or some type of involved foot surgery, you will be able to get the complete care that you need at Premier Foot & Ankle Center, LLC. At our practice, we have three expert and highly trained podiatrists on staff.
Aug 5th, 2016

Podiatrist in Worcester

Welcome to Premier Foot and Ankle Center At our practice, we are dedicated to providing the finest orthopedic and podiatric care to the members of the Worcester community and its surrounding areas.
Jul 5th, 2016