Posts for: January, 2017
We have about 50 days left until spring! February break is rapidly approaching. After being in boots and shoes all winter, then suddenly transitioning to flip flops and sandals for their vacations many people have foot problems! Here are the most common problems our patients encounter while away.
Are you toes starting to curl? Do you have discolored small bumps on your toes? Do they hurt in shoes?
Picking the right podiatrist, or any doctor for that matter, can be a very arduous and time consuming process. Internet reviews are a good way to start, but as I'm sure you have found in your searches, the internet isn't always the most reliable source. Asking friends and relatives is also a good way to find a podiatrist, but even then, how do you know that this podiatrist is the best one for you? Of course, finding a podiatrist that accepts your insurance is a key factor, however, if you have several choices, what things should you look for? After working in many different offices, here are some of the things I try to notice. From the time you walk into the office, how are you greeted? What is the condition of the waiting room? In my experience, these two simple things are a good indication of the way the practice is run. Appearances aren't everything, but modernization and attention to detail are some of the best qualities you could hope for in a medical professional.