Blogs

  • April is National Foot Health Awareness Month. Although the month is coming to a close, foot health should be a year-round priority. We understand how easy it can be to relax foot inspections or delay podiatry appointments. We are here Read More
  • February is American Heart Month. Are you still skipping those daily foot inspections? Well, you could be missing out on a heart check, too. We can look to our feet for early signs of heart disease. These signs are often Read More
  • Do you know ways your feet and ankles could be showing you something more about the state of your health, and it could be your Thyroid? January is Thyroid Awareness Month, and it’s time to put daily foot inspections to Read More
  • The year is coming to a close, and it has been a year. ‘Tis the season for reflection, so let’s have a conversation. How do you think you did with your foot and ankle health this year? Before you begin Read More
  • It may be easy to forget, but when was the last time you checked your blood sugar levels? If you had a recent doctor’s visit with bloodwork, you have the latest numbers. If it has been a while since your Read More
  • Have you heard about Raynaud’s? A French physician named Maurice Raynaud first recognized the condition in 1862. This month, the New England Podiatry Associates are celebrating Raynaud’s Awareness Month for a condition that impacts 5-10 percent of Americans, according to the Read More
  • It can be challenging to imagine that school is back in session, but it’s that time of year. Whether attending in-person or learning from home, are your children ready to walk in comfort? It starts with their shoes, from support Read More
  • man holding foot with arthritis pain
    Did you know May is Arthritis Awareness Month? Arthritis occurs when joints are swollen or tender, and the most common forms are rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis. This condition can also impact children. If you have been diagnosed with one of Read More
  • exercise injury
    As part of your foot health awareness, the New England Podiatry Associates would like to remind patients of the urgent, no-doubt situations that require a visit to the podiatrist. What is one of the best ways to increase your foot Read More
  • Dairy based food and drink products
    When was the last time you took a closer look at your plate? Do you have protein, vegetables, sources of calcium, and more? The New England Podiatry Associates know a healthy body means healthy, strong bones. The result: A lower Read More
  • February is American Heart Month and a reminder to share how foot health can also point to matters of the heart. From swelling to changes in your skin color, the doctors at New England Podiatry Associates want to know about new symptoms. They can Read More
  • Winter is here, and accidents may happen when the snow falls or when ice forms on sidewalks. The doctors at New England Podiatry Associates see common injuries that are frequent during the winter, and we’re here to help you stay safe. Here Read More
  • Our family and friends could all benefit from thoughtful foot gifts this holiday season. If you’re unsure of where to begin, the doctors at  New England Podiatry Associates are here to help. Whether you’re looking for a gift to help Read More
  • Diabetes Awareness Month
    We can’t close out the month without raising awareness during American Diabetes Month. Diabetes is a condition that impacts many of our patients and can create complications for feet and ankles. The doctors at  New England Podiatry Associates also know Read More
  • illustration of a foot with a bunion, and a foot without a bunion
    Many people have bunions. For some people, this toe deformity is visible but painless. For others, a bump along the side of the big toe joint can bring tremendous discomfort. When pain from this condition interrupts your daily routine, it’s Read More
  • falls prevention awareness, handrail
    September is Falls Prevention Awareness Month. For Americans over the age of 65, a fall is the leading cause of fatal and nonfatal injuries. This month, the doctors at New England Podiatry Associates want to share ways to help our seniors prevent Read More
  • fungal toenails, fungal toenail laser treatment
    Fungal toenails are a common problem, but we’re also happy to see our patients’ relief when we tell them about treatment options. We use the PinPointe Laser, which is an FDA-approved treatment. If you’re ready for a quick, painless way Read More
  • custom orthotic inserts
    There are so many benefits of custom orthotics, but we most love how these devices help with common problems that can cause our patients pain. Custom orthotics allow patients to walk in devices specially made to provide comfort to problem Read More
  • Make Doctor Appointment
    We always talk about the importance of regular foot checks. Well, times like these put those healthy habits to the test. While many people have rescheduled annual appointments and only opted for emergency visits, it’s still important to do regular Read More
  • While social distancing has put many gatherings on pause, big achievements and milestones are still happening. There are still reasons to celebrate, and we encourage you to not miss these moments. Of course, things will be different. However, you can Read More
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