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Answering Your Orthotics Questions

Published on June 4th, 2020

Many people can benefit from custom orthotics, but when presented with the option are unsure of how they work, or have difficulty adjusting once they have them. At Alpine Foot Specialists, we’re committed to serving our patients and answering their podiatry questions. Today, we’ll be answering some of the most-asked questions relating to orthotics. What […]

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May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month

Published on May 4th, 2020

By now, most people are aware of the impact that the sun’s UV rays have on skin. Avoiding exposing your skin to harmful rays and applying sunscreen can help reduce your risk of skin cancer. When it comes to skin cancer of the feet, which are often protected from the sun by socks and shoes, […]

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How Feet Change with Age

Published on April 23rd, 2020

It’s a fact of life that as we grow older, the flashier, less-practical shoes of our youth must be replaced with more sensible footwear. Many people of a certain age will notice that their shoe size has changed over the years, and that even a slight heel can cause unbearable discomfort. Today we’ll talk about […]

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How to Take Care of an Ingrown Toenail

Published on March 25th, 2020

If the border of your toenail is digging painfully into your skin, you are likely suffering from an ingrown toenail. These most often occur on the big toe but can also affect any other toes. Sometimes, the cause is something as simple as incorrect footwear or trimming techniques. For other individuals, ingrown toenails may be […]

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All About Itchy Feet

Published on February 25th, 2020

If you’ve got feet, there’s a good chance you’ve experienced foot itchiness at one point or another. But when is itchiness a sign of a more serious condition? Today we’ll explore some common reasons for itchiness. Types of Itchiness Itchiness, or pruritus, can be categorized into four different categories: Systemic pruritus results from a generalized issue […]

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