Having pain in your foot, ankle or lower leg? Evidently you are either trying to find out what you have and what to do about it, or you have been to a doctor and are trying to reinforce what he told you. Either way you have come to the right place. I discuss various types of lower extremity problems in an easy to understand manner; (You do not have to be a doctor in order to understand the doctor). This site is constantly being updated as I continue to discuss different subject matter and add to the existing subjects already present on my site. Since I am constantly reviewing various medical sites I also include items of interest that may not be related to the lower extremity but are important enough that I would like to share with my readers.
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Preliminary statistical research suggests that height may be a risk factor for certain conditions such as peripheral neuropathy and circulatory problems.
There is also evidence that height may reduce cardiac disease.
There is a new device on the market to aid in the discomfort of diabetic neuropathy.
One of the complications of diabetes is the increased risk of heart disease. Read about the relationship and the importance of regulating your blood sugar.
Some helpful hints on controlling your blood sugar through proper eating.
Using hypofractionated radiation therapy may allow pre-operative patients the opportunity to have the radiation in a shorter time span.
Using nano technology and lining up wound care dressings in a manner parallel to skin has lead researchers to a novel way to enhance and quicken wound healing.
Your nails can show signs of psoriatic arthritis. The toes as well may undergo changes which signify psoriatic arthritis.
Diabetes can adversely affect various body parts. For that reason diabetics need to be aware of the different types of doctors that are available to treat diabetes.
Scientists at Northwestern University have discovered why late night eating can lead to diabetes.
An anti-inflammatory class of drugs known as JAK inhibitors have been found to increase heart conditions as well as the possibility of blood clots, cancer and death. This warning comes from Health Canada in a new warning.
A review of men's dress shoes resulting in the 20 most comfortable shoes.
Researchers have found that gut bacteria may contribute to rheumatoid arthritis in people at risk for autoimmune disease.
Adhering to a low carbohydrate diet in pre-diabetics and Type 2 diabetics, who are not on diabetes medication, could lead to improved blood sugars according to a study from Tulane University
Topical application of CBD oil has been found to be effective, in some individuals. CBD oil is the non-psychotic form of cannibas and is sold commercially. Here is a list of some of the better formulations.
A drug for treatment of diabetes has also been shown to aid in weight loss. Because of this, there is now a nationwide shortage.
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