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  • The Importance of Proper Footwear
    Choosing the right footwear is crucial for overall health and well-being. Proper footwear supports your feet, improves posture, prevents injuries, and enhances comfort in daily activities. Your feet have specific Read more
  • Caring for Your Feet as You Age
    As we age, our feet undergo various changes that can affect mobility and overall health. Older feet start to have specific needs and will require additional care. Proper foot care Read more
  • The Benefits of Regular Podiatry Check-Ups
    You know that it’s important to visit your doctor regularly, but you may not realize that the same goes for visiting your podiatrist. Regular podiatry check-ups are essential for maintaining Read more
  • Foot Health Tips for Runners: Preventing Injuries and Maximizing Performance
    Do you ever stop to think about your feet? Those unsung heroes carry us through our daily lives, enduring endless steps and supporting our weight without complaint. Yet, when prioritizing Read more
  • Combination Therapies for Heel Spurs: Maximizing Treatment Effectiveness
    Heel spurs are bony growths on the underside of the heel bone, and they can cause significant pain and discomfort, often associated with plantar fasciitis. While there are various treatment Read more
  • Types of Foot Surgery
    When foot pain or deformities significantly impact mobility and quality of life, conservative treatments may no longer provide the relief that you need. In these cases, foot surgery may become Read more
  • Podiatric Surgery: Procedures for Correcting Foot and Ankle Problems
    When foot and ankle problems persist despite conservative treatments, podiatric surgery may be the only path to relief and improved mobility. Foot and ankle surgery is usually a last resort Read more
  • Athlete's Foot: Recognizing and Treating Fungal Infections
    Athlete's foot is a common fungal infection that affects the skin on the feet, particularly between the toes. It's a condition that can cause discomfort and inconvenience, but with proper Read more
  • Understanding Plantar Fasciitis: Causes, Symptoms, and Risk Factors
    If you’re suffering from plantar fasciitis, Dr. Peter Caldwell and the team at Iowa Foot & Ankle Clinic in Cedar Rapids, IA, are dedicated to helping you find the relief Read more
  • The ABCs of Ingrown Toenails: Prevention and Treatment
    Ingrown toenails can cause pain and difficulty walking when they are allowed to go untreated and become infected. If you are suffering from ingrown toenails in Cedar Rapids, IA, you Read more
  • Diabetic Foot Care: Importance, Tips, and Warning Signs
    When you’re dealing with diabetes, you may understand that one of the most important things you can do is care for your feet. For individuals living with diabetes, proper foot Read more
  • Symptoms of an Ingrown Toenail
    Ingrown toenails are painful and ugly. They can make it difficult to put on shoes, to stand, and to walk without pain. An ingrown toenail can decrease your mobility. Your Read more
  • Treating Plantar Fasciitis
    If you are experiencing stabbing, aching heel pain on the side of your foot, or running across your heel, you could have a very common condition known as plantar fasciitis. Read more
  • Managing Your Heel Pain
    Your heels are nature’s shock absorbers, providing a cushion for standing, walking, and running. If you’ve ever experienced heel pain, you already know how it can impact your life. The Read more
  • The Role of Podiatry in Managing Foot and Ankle Fractures
    Foot and ankle fractures are a common problem, especially as you get older. Bones become more brittle, and you are less flexible than you once were. Foot and ankle fractures Read more
  • What You Need To Know About Ingrown Toenails
    Ingrown toenails can happen to anyone. If you have an ingrown toenail, chances are it’s difficult to put on shoes and want to walk around. Your podiatrist can help with Read more

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