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Sneakers for the homeless

homeless man

On Saturday, April 6, Dr. Lynn LeBlanc, along with several other volunteer podiatrists, provided free foot exams to homeless people at the Footwear With Care’s “Spring Sneaker Party” at Dunkin’ Donuts Park in Hartford. “Today there was a woman with

Today’s podiatrist: a physician for every stage of your life

Podiatrists, a doctor for every stage in your life

Think podiatrists only treat skin and nail conditions? Think again! Today’s podiatrists are physicians, surgeons, and specialists who can help treat foot and ankle conditions. From that pesky toenail fungus that won’t go away, to operating on your heel spurs

Podiatrists: First Responders for Vascular Disease

Do you know what vascular disease is? Vascular disease is the buildup of plaque and cholesterol in arteries throughout your body. Did you also know that your feet are an early warning system for vascular disease? It’s true! Your feet

You can outsmart diabetes

Diabetes affects the lives of more than 29 milllion people in the Unites States, and more than eight million don’t even know they have the disease yet. Diabetes is the inabiity to manufacture or properly use insulin, and it impairs

This summer: Protect feet from the heat

One perk of a beach-bound vacation is knowing you can lounge happily with your toes dangling in the warm weather, shoe-free with the sand at your feet. But alas, this idyllic setting does come with its own set of tootsie

Vacation Checklist

In case of minor foot problems, be prepared with the following on-the-go foot gear: Flip-flops — for the pool, spa, hotel room, and airport security checkpoints Sterile bandages — for covering minor cuts and scrapes on the foot Antibiotic cream — to treat

Keep in mind: Summer footwear tips

Can’t decide which type of shoe to wear this summer? Here are a few helpful tips: Flip-Flops Even the most intuitive person may have trouble deciding between the countless flip-flop colors and style choices. To minimize foot pain often caused by flip-flops, select a