Author: The Foot Institute

Treating Your Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a disease that causes joints to become red and swollen. You’ll often feel pain and stiffness in the joints of your hands, wrists, foot-painelbows, feet, ankles, knees, or neck. The inflammation from RA may destroy your joint tissues over time, making it difficult to perform daily activities. Although there is no cure, you may be able to relieve your RA symptoms and control the disease with medicine, exercise, and lifestyle changes. If you are currently living with or think you might have RA, use this helpful resource to understand the disease and consider your treatment preferences.

If you suspect that you may have arthritis that is affecting your feet, contact The Foot Institute today by calling (318) 797-3668. Our expert podiatrist is highly trained in diagnosing and treating arthritis that affects the feet.

Diabetes? Give your feet some extra care and attention

When you have diabetes, your feet need a little more care. Diabetes can damage the nerve endings and blood vessels in your feet and makefoot-health it more difficult for your body to fight infection. So it’s important to keep your feet healthy and injury-free, so you don’t develop ulcers on your feet that can lead to serious infections. There are a number of ways you can give your feet some extra love and attention. The most important step is checking your feet every day for injuries. Check out this helpful resource for more foot care tips.

The Foot Institute is dedicated to providing quality care to patients who may suffer from diabetic foot complications. Dr. Angelo Morreale has been treating diabetic foot conditions in the Shreveport area for over 30 years. Call (318) 797-3668 to schedule an appointment today!

 

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Shreveport, LA 71106

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