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Understanding Foot and Ankle Fractures

You might not be aware of this:Over 25% of all the bones in your body are contained in your feet and ankles!Now, if you think about how small your feet are in relationship to the rest of your body, that may seem rather odd. It does make more sense, however, when you...

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Heel Health in the Northeast

You may have noticed: We’ve changed our name! (But there’s no need to worry, we aren’t changing our focus on comfortable and compassionate care for you and your family. You will still receive the exceptional foot care you deserve!) The podiatry practice you’ve come to...

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Celebrate Pink 5K

On September 16th, over 500 runners and walkers—of ages ranging from 2-86—had registered for the 10th Annual Celebrate Pink 5K Run & Walk in downtown Portsmouth, and we are proud to have been one of the event’s sponsors. (Don’t worry, the 2-year-olds were being...

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6 Tips to Start a Running Program

  Any trusted medical professional—such as your favorite podiatrist!—is going to encourage you to participate in physical activities on a regular basis. After all, this is essential for your optimal health and wellbeing. Of course, that “health and wellbeing”...

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My Legs are Cramping!

Why do my Calves Cramp Up? One of the reasons calves cramp during the night (rest pain) or while walking (also called claudication) is a sign of poor blood flow to the lower legs. At night time, blood flow doesn’t have gravity to help it get to the legs causing rest...

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National Get Fit Don’t Sit Day

Northeast Foot and Ankle joined the American Diabetes Association’s third annual National Get Fit Don’t Sit Day! Held the first Wednesday of May each year, National Get Fit Don't Sit Day™ is an opportunity for the American Diabetes Association (ADA) to increase...

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Shared Decision-Making

There are many gratifying aspects to my job, Getting patients feeling better quickly Having same day treatments available Seeing a variety of foot ailments making two days never the same But one of my favorite things is how rarely I have to utter the words “today we...

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Bare Feet + Diabetic

  Tales of a Barefoot Diabetic It has long been known that one of the most common pedal side effects in a diabetic patient is peripheral neuropathy which manifests into a loss of protective sensation in the feet and lower legs.  The symptoms of diabetic...

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