Why Does It Feel Like There’s a Pebble In My Shoe?


That feeling of a pebble in your shoe may be a Morton's neuroma! Morton’s neuroma is one of the top causes of foot pain podiatrists treat each year.  There are more than 200,000 diagnosed cases of Morton’s neuroma diagnosed each year. Neuromas by definition are benign nerve tumors, [...]

Why Does It Feel Like There’s a Pebble In My Shoe?2022-01-20T16:02:56+00:00

Hallux Rigidus & Limitus


Hallux Rigidus / Hallux Limitus (painful big toe joint) The great toe joint, or metatarsophalangeal joint, is the joint where the great toe meets the foot.  As we walk, a force approximately two times our body weight crosses over the great toe joint.  This very small joint plays an extremely important role to [...]

Hallux Rigidus & Limitus2021-12-13T16:05:06+00:00

Achilles Tendon Pain / Pain in The Back of the Heel


What Is That Pain In The Back of My Heel? The Achillies tendon is the largest tendon in the body.  It is used to walk, run, climb stairs, jump and stand on tip toes. Achillies tendonitis is inflammation of the Achillies tendon.  It can occur within the tendon itself or at the point [...]

Achilles Tendon Pain / Pain in The Back of the Heel2021-12-30T17:47:29+00:00

Don’t Forget Your Feet This Holiday Season


Holiday Season means more time on your feet During the rush of the Holiday Season it is important to take care of your feet as you will log many additional hours on them. Most people take their feet for granted, until pain and problems such as blisters or calluses develop. But, it is important to [...]

Don’t Forget Your Feet This Holiday Season2018-12-17T03:03:10+00:00

What Is That Pain In My Heel & Arch?


Pains in your arches and or heels? The American Podiatric Medical Association conducted a study that revealed 77% of American (18 and up) suffer from foot pain. Approximately 2 million people in the United States will suffer from Plantar Fasciitis, one of the most common types of foot pain. The plantar fascia is a tough [...]

What Is That Pain In My Heel & Arch?2023-09-25T12:08:11+00:00

Smiling Faces You Will See At Our Podiatry Office!


The physicians and staff at Quality Foot Care strive to make every appointment a pleasant experience! Let’s meet some of the smiling faces you will see at your next visit... JACKIE- Receptionist/Assistant: Jackie has been at Quality Foot Care for the last 7 years! She is one of the friendly voices you hear when calling the [...]

Smiling Faces You Will See At Our Podiatry Office!2018-09-13T12:21:09+00:00

Feet Itch and Sweat?


Above pictured is Dr. Kaplan and his labradoodle Barley! Athletes foot is a fungal infection that occurs on the skin of the feet. It is important to realize that this does not only occur in athletes, but can occur in anyone. Fungus is everywhere in the environment and is transmitted to the feet by walking [...]

Feet Itch and Sweat?2018-09-13T11:54:12+00:00

Put Away those Sandals!


Now that October has arrived, most of us are packing up our sandals and summer shoes and putting them away and bringing out the closed toe shoes and sneakers in anticipation of colder weather. (Although this week it is going to feel more like summer) Closed toe shoes don't allow for the foot to breathe [...]

Put Away those Sandals!2018-09-20T13:48:11+00:00