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Dr. Andrew Schneider

Houston, Texas
They say “When your feet hurt, you hurt all over.”  This couldn’t be more true.  And this is the cycle we strive to break at Tanglewood Foot Specialists. Foot pain can impact every aspect of your day…from the first steps in the morning until you put your... Full Bio
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What Is Your Foot Pain Stopping You From Doing? by Dr. Andrew Schneider Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine We all have our goals and dreams. Some wish to climb Mt. Everest or hike the Appalachian Trail. Others want to run a marathon or triathlon . Still others simply want to be ... Read on »
Is Your Kitchen Causing Foot Pain? by Dr. Andrew Schneider Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine There is no question that the kitchen is the center point of the household. How many times do our kids utter the words "I'm hungry" each day (usually right after the dinner ... Read on »
Don't Ignore a Swollen and Painful Ankle by Dr. Andrew Schneider Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I saw a longtime patient this week who came in because of a painful, swollen ankle for about two weeks. She didn't remember twisting it, but probably did. Or maybe, she said ... Read on »
Today is 2011 Diabetes Alert Day!! by Dr. Andrew Schneider Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Today is the 23rd annual American Diabetes Association Alert Day . It is a yearly wake-up call to Americans to take the Diabetes Risk Test . This will determine if someone i ... Read on »
Can Your Eyes Tell How A Diabetic's Foot Feels? by Dr. Andrew Schneider Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I just read a very cool article that I just had to share! Researchers at the Queensland Univerity of Technology in Australia have concluded that assessing the size and shape ... Read on »
How Can One Podiatrist Visit SAVE $3.5 Billion? by Dr. Andrew Schneider Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine In today's health care climate, we constantly hear how costs are inflated. News stories about improper billing practices and fraud. In fact, just the other day a family memb ... Read on »
NFL Lockout Is Bad For The Players' Health by Dr. Andrew Schneider Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Friday March 11 was a sad day for NFL fans. The deadline passed for federal mediation between the players' association and the NFL and the Players' Union was decertified. ... Read on »
How To NOT Wait 45 Minutes To See The Doctor In One Easy Step by Dr. Andrew Schneider Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Don't you hate doctor's appointments? Perhaps not the appointment itself, but the peripheral stuff...parking, waiting in the reception room, more waiting in the treatment ro ... Read on »
Children Will NOT Grow Out Of Foot Pain by Dr. Andrew Schneider Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Many people are surprised that I see a large number of children in my Houston podiatry practice . In fact, kids have a fair amount of foot problems. Ingrown toenails and pla ... Read on »
Justin Bieber Blasts the US Healthcare System...REALLY???? by Dr. Andrew Schneider Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Music sensation and teen heartthrob Justin Bieber is on the cover of the most recent Rolling Stone magazine. In the article, he discusses his life, his fame, his religion, ... Read on »
Jennifery Grey Had Neuroma Surgery after Dancing With The Stars by Dr. Andrew Schneider Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Dancing with the Stars reigning champion and Dirty Dancing star Jennifer Grey has just undergone surgery to remove a painful Morton's neuroma from her foot. While she had th ... Read on »
How Did I Cure My Achilles Tendon Pain Without Medicine, Injections, or Surgery? by Dr. Andrew Schneider Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I was thrilled to be able to take the first week of this year off and spend it traveling with my family. Unfortunately, between airports, visits to Disneyworld and Universal ... Read on »
Things That Go Bump In The Night...The Stubbed Toe by Dr. Andrew Schneider Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine As a podiatrist in Houston, TX , I see many different injuries to the feet. Nothing is more common, however, than when someone comes in with a broken toe. This is how it usu ... Read on »
How Much Surgery Can A Podiatrist Really Do? by Dr. Andrew Schneider Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine This is a question I was asked recently by a new patient in my podiatry practice. She came in with a particular foot issue that she sought my advice and assistance on, but a ... Read on »
Have Your Orthotics Gone The Way Of The Dot-Matrix Printer? by Dr. Andrew Schneider Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I've been doing a lot of traveling lately. Recently in an airport I was doing some people watching and a familiar sound was in the air...a dot matrix printer. Holy Mackerel! ... Read on »
What To Do About Your Blisters From The Chevron Houston Marathon by Dr. Andrew Schneider Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Congratulations to all those who ran and completed the Chevron Houston Marathon this morning. As everyone knows, it was a humid and rainy January morning...the perfect envir ... Read on »
Did Tom Brady's Stress Fracture Help The New York Jets Prevail? by Dr. Andrew Schneider Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Last Sunday, New York Jets fans rejoiced as they defeated Tom Brady and the New England Patriots. The NFL was reeling from this upset, especially with the Patriots destroyin ... Read on »
Do Orthotics Really Work? New York Times Says Maybe by Dr. Andrew Schneider Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Orthotics come in all shapes and sizes. In fact, anything that straightens or supports anything in the body is an orthotic. Braces to straighten the teeth are orthotics as i ... Read on »
Oprah Is Telling Her Five Things You Need To Do In 2011 - What's Yours? by Dr. Andrew Schneider Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Oprah Winfrey is revealing The Five Things You Need To Do In 2011 on Thursday's show. Her usual cast of characters will be on, especially Dr. Oz who will likely share ways ... Read on »
How A Fall May Cause Zsa Zsa Gabor To Lose Her Leg? by Dr. Andrew Schneider Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor, who played glamorous roles in television and film, is now in her nineties and suffered a fall last summer. That fall caused a broken hip which prompte ... Read on »