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Northcoast Footcare

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Christine Dobrowolski, DPM is president of Northcoast Footcare, Inc, an internet resource for foot health information. Dr. Dobrowolski is the author of Those Aching Feet: Your Guide To Diagnosis and Treatment of Common Foot Problems. She co-authored a chapter in McGlamery's Comprehensive Textbook... Full Bio
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“Knocking Socks Off” Saves Limbs and Lives by Northcoast Footcare Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Amplify’d from www.apma.org During Diabetes Awareness Month, the encourages patients to see a podiatrist for regular foot examin ... Read on »
10 Tips for Restless Legs by Northcoast Footcare Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine RLS or Restless Leg Syndrome is a disorder characterized by an intense urge to move the legs. The urge to move is accompanied by leg discomfort or pain. The discomfort ge ... Read on »
20 Tips for Treating Morning Heel Pain by Northcoast Footcare Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Sharp pain at the inside of the heel at the first step in the morning is a classic sign of plantar fasciitis. Plantar fasciitis is the tearing and resultant inflammation ... Read on »
20 Tips for Treating Morning Heel Pain by Northcoast Footcare Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Sharp pain at the inside of the heel at the first step in the morning is a classic sign of plantar fasciitis. Plantar fasciitis is the tearing and resultant inflammation of th ... Read on »
3D CAT Scan of Broken Foot Bones by Northcoast Footcare Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine 3D CAT scans help doctors better visualize broken bones in the foot. In the image to the left, multiple fracture fragments of the heel bone are better visualized in the 3 ... Read on »
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ABI, Blood Tests Help Identify Heart Disease Risk by Northcoast Footcare Facebook 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine The ankle-brachial index (ABI) is one of three tests that may prove valuable in identifying heart disease risk in individuals normally considered at low risk for cardiovas ... Read on »
Achilles Tendon Rupture: Practice Guidelines by Northcoast Footcare Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine The Achilles tendon is a rope-like tendon which extends from the calf to the heel bone. It is the largest tendon in the body and a powerful plantarflexor of the ankle, prope ... Read on »
ACL Injury, Ligament Laxity and the Menstrual Cycle by Northcoast Footcare Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine According to the NCAA Injury Surveillance Survey, women sustain more total injuries than men during athletic events, this is particularly true for anterior cruciate ligam ... Read on »
ACL Injury, Ligament Laxity and the Menstrual Cycle by Northcoast Footcare Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine According to the NCAA Injury Surveillance Survey, women sustain more total injuries than men during athletic events, this is particularly true for anterior cruciate ligament r ... Read on »
ActiPatch Treatment for Heel Pain by Northcoast Footcare Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine BioElectronics Expands Clinical Research on the ActiPatch by requesting discovery project grants to conduct clinical research on patients with heel pain. ActiPa ... Read on »
Alcohol Injections Successful Treatment for Neuromas by Northcoast Footcare Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine A Morton’s neuroma is an inflamed, thickened nerve in the ball of the foot. The common symptoms are pain, tingling and numbness in the ball of the foot and shooting to the 2nd ... Read on »
Alcohol, Obesity & High Blood Pressure Increase Gout Risk in Women by Northcoast Footcare Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Gout is a painful joint condition caused by elevated levels of uric acid which result in the deposition of needle like crystals in the joints. The uric acid precipitates in ... Read on »
Alert a Podiatrist About Foot Problems by Northcoast Footcare Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Amplify’d from www.nlm.nih.gov HealthDay Problems with your feet shouldn’t be ignored. They can get wor ... Read on »
Alpine Skiing Myths by Northcoast Footcare Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine A recent review of literature by Dr. Robert J. Johnson and colleagues, an orthopedic surgeon and professor emeritus at the University of Vermont, revealed a number of myths ab ... Read on »
Analgesia Protocol Reduces Post-Op Pain by Northcoast Footcare Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine A study in New York City acute rehabilitation hospitals evaluated the effect of an analgesia protocol for elderly patients after orthopedic surgery. Two hundred and forty ... Read on »
Anatomy of a Toenail by Northcoast Footcare Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine The main function of the toenails is to provide protection to the tips of the toes, but they can also act to enhance sensation. The nail unit is composed of the nail p ... Read on »
Anatomy of the Foot on X-ray by Northcoast Footcare Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine The image above is an X-ray of the foot with the anatomy of the bones defined. The tibia (leg bone), talus (ankle bone), calcaneus (heel bone), navicular, cuneiform (t ... Read on »
Ankle & Wrist Fractures Common in Skimboarding by Northcoast Footcare Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Skimboarding is a sport which combines skateboarding and surfing. The sport, which has increased in popularity in recent years, involves running along the beach in shallow wat ... Read on »
Ankle & Wrist Fractures Common in Skimboarding by Northcoast Footcare Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Skimboarding is a sport which combines skateboarding and surfing. The sport, which has increased in popularity in recent years, involves running along the beach in shallo ... Read on »