Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)

By Healthy Feet Podiatry | April 9, 2024 | Comments Off on Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)

WHAT IS PRP? PRP stands for Platelet-rich plasma. This is an alternative treatment option for those looking for a more holistic, or natural approach to healing your painful condition. Unlike traditional medications which have the potential to cause many adverse side effects, platelet rich plasma is not a man-made pharmaceutical and is obtained directly from […]

Gasparilla 2024

By Healthy Feet Podiatry | January 18, 2024 | Comments Off on Gasparilla 2024

Arrrgggh you ready for the pirate invasion?!  On January 27th, 2024, an anticipated  crowd of 300,000 people will descend upon Bayshore Boulevard for Tampa’s 120th edition of the Gasparilla Parade.  Whether you’re marching in a school band, participating in a community group, or walking alongside a float, the right footwear is crucial for a comfortable […]

Plantar Fasciitis During Halloween

By Healthy Feet Podiatry | October 20, 2023 | Comments Off on Plantar Fasciitis During Halloween

Spooky Steps: Dealing with Plantar Fasciitis During Halloween As the leaves change and the air grows crisp, the Halloween season brings with it a sense of excitement and anticipation. While many people are busy planning their costumes and trick-or-treating routes, those dealing with plantar fasciitis might be feeling a bit spooked by the prospect of […]

Minimally Invasive Correction for Neuromas

By Healthy Feet Podiatry | January 8, 2023 | Comments Off on Minimally Invasive Correction for Neuromas

Minimally Invasive Correction for Neuromas Q: What is a neuroma? A neuroma is an inflamed nerve that develops between your toes in the feet. It is not a tumor, but rather thickening due to localized irritation of the nerve.  Q: What is Nervana cryosurgery? Nervana cryosurgery is a minimally invasive regenerative medicine in office procedure […]

Ingrown Toenails

By Healthy Feet Podiatry | November 4, 2022 | Comments Off on Ingrown Toenails

What causes an ingrown toenail? Ingrown toenails are mainly caused by improper cutting of the nail and surrounding skin. If the nail is trimmed at an angle rather than straight across, there is often a piece of nail left behind. Other causes of ingrown toenails are contributed by tight fitting shoes or cleats, pedicures, fungal […]

Plantar Fasciitis

By Healthy Feet Podiatry | September 30, 2022 | Comments Off on Plantar Fasciitis

What is Plantar Fasciitis? By definition, plantar fasciitis is the inflammation of the plantar fascia. The plantar fascia is a thick band of tissue that originates at the bottom of the heel bone and runs the length of your foot and attaches at the toes.  What are symptoms of Plantar Fasciitis? Patients with plantar fasciitis […]

Do I Have a Plantar Wart?

By Healthy Feet Podiatry | May 4, 2021 | Comments Off on Do I Have a Plantar Wart?

What exactly is a plantar wart? Plantar warts are skin lesions that occur on the bottom of our feet. These lesions are caused by subtypes of the Human Papilloma Virus, mainly HPV 1, 2 and 4. The virus embeds itself in the top layer of the skin called the epidermis. The virus will then replicate […]

Is there an alternative to neuroma surgery?

By Healthy Feet Podiatry | March 25, 2021 | 0 Comments

Do you have a pesky neuroma, and feel like you’ve exhausted all your options, yet you still don’t want to pursue surgery? Have you often thought, is there any other option? What if there is, and it can be done in office? At Advanced Podiatry we offer state of the art cryosurgery, which is a […]

COVID-19 toes

By Healthy Feet Podiatry | June 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

Some of you may have heard of a pandemic that is currently ongoing called COVID-19. Its hallmark symptoms are mostly upper respiratory in nature, however there are some hidden signs that you may be a silent carrier of the virus. This brings us to COVID toes/feet. There have been numerous reports of a Pernio appearing […]

Chronic Ankle Instability

By Healthy Feet Podiatry | February 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

  Are you constantly twisting your ankle? Does making a small misstep cause your ankle to roll and put you in extreme pain?! You may be suffering from chronic ankle instability. Ankle sprains are one of the most common injuries and when not treated properly can lead to much bigger problems in the future. Early […]

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