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Medicare Diabetic Shoe Program

MEDICARE APPROVED DIABETIC SHOE PROGRAM YOU CAN QUALIFY IF YOU ARE COVERED UNDER MEDICARE PART B AND HAVE ALL THREE OF THESE CONDITIONS:

Sep 18th, 2012
Vascular Testing, Ankle Brachial Index

WHAT IS P.A.D. ?  Peripheral Arterial Disease (P.A.D.) occurs when there is a build up of cholesterol and plaque in the arteries of the lower extremities, causing decreased blood flow to the legs and feet.

Jun 25th, 2012
Plantar Fasciitis

What is Plantar Fasciitis Plantar fasciitis (PLAN-tur fas-e-I-tis) involves pain and inflammation of a thick, ligament-like band of tissue, called the plantar fascia, that runs across the bottom of your foot and connects your heel bone to your toes.

Jun 15th, 2012
Plantar Warts

What are Plantar Warts? A wart is an infection caused by a virus, which can enter your skin through small breaks or cuts. Warts are one of several soft tissue conditions of the foot that can be quite painful. Over time, the wart develops into a hard,...

Jun 5th, 2012
Fractures Strains and Sprains

Stress Fracture of the Foot and Ankle A stress fracture is a small break or crack in the bone. Stress fractures may develop from overuse, such as from high-impact sports like football, distance running or basketball.

May 29th, 2012
Apophysitis

Apophysitis Unlike the heel spurs that occur in adults, heel pain is very unusual in children. For the children who do get heel pain, the most common cause is an irregularity to the growing area at the back of the heel bone where...

Apr 30th, 2012
Take Care of Your Feet Everyday

Take Care of Your Feet Check your feet every day for sores, red marks, hot spots, blisters, or any unusual condition that was not there the day before.

Apr 9th, 2012