9 Best Tips for Diabetic Foot Care

  Proper Foot Care is Most Important for Diabetic Patients Diabetic foot care is a serious concern for those with diabetes.  At Family Podiatry of Maryland, we encounter many diabetic patients on a daily basis. Unfortunately, we also witness the impact and effects...

What is Plantar Fasciitis?

Plantar fasciitis is a painful condition in the feet, in particular at the bottom of the heel or along the arch in your foot.  While it usually affects only one foot, it may exist in both feet.  The term is named after the plantar fascia ligament that makes up the...

Orthotic Inserts and Orthopedic Shoes

  What are Orthotics (also known as Orthoses) Orthotics, also called orthoses, are devices that are worn to correct foot and ankle problems without surgery. Most people think of shoe inserts or “arch supports” when they hear the word orthotics, but they can include...