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  • How To Choose the Right Socks for Your Feet
    You probably don’t think too much about the socks you wear but maybe you should. After all, just as it’s important to have shoes that fit properly and provide ample Read more
  • Maintaining The Health Of Your Diabetic Feet
    When it comes to diabetes nothing is more important than living a healthy lifestyle and taking the proper medications to maintain healthy blood sugar levels. Controlling your blood sugar is Read more
  • Finding Relief From Metatarsalgia
    While there are many reasons for foot pain, if the pain is concentrated in the ball of the foot (between the arches and your toes) then you could be dealing Read more
  • The Benefits Of Orthotics
    How orthotics from your podiatrists in Fairfax, VA, can help your feet. You may not be thinking about how much orthotics can help your feet, but the fact is, orthotics can Read more
  • We Provide Treatment for Flat Feet
    Are you flat-footed? If so, you join the ranks of about 18 million American adults over age 21 that also have this common foot condition, reports the National Foot Health Read more
  • What To Do About Smelly Feet
    It’s an embarrassing problem. Smelly feet can make you feel self-conscious. You can’t get comfortable or take your shoes off without worrying that everyone will notice your stinky feet. Have Read more
  • At-Home Care for Dry Feet
    Dry, flaky feet are incredibly common, particularly during the cold, winter months; however, if you find yourself dealing with dry or cracked feet throughout the year, especially around the heels, Read more
  • Bunions - Causes and Treatments
    Thinking you have a bunion? It could be. These foot deformities start small but often expand into larger problems that impact gait, comfort, and appearance. At Oakton Foot and Ankle Read more
  • What To Do About Blisters
    Everything from wearing shoes that are a little too loose to increasing the number of miles you run can leave you dealing with painful blisters on your feet. Blisters can Read more
  • What To Do for a High Foot Arch
    Here’s what you can do to prevent foot pain caused by high arches. If you have high arches, you may notice them but not experience any problems; however, those with high Read more
  • Symptoms of Sesamoiditis
    A sesamoid is a bone that connects to a tendon or muscle instead of another bone. The most common sesamoids are the patella (kneecap) and two bones found under the Read more
  • Taking Care Of Feet As You Get Older
    Wrinkles and back pain aren’t the only issues you may deal with as you get older. You may also notice changes in your feet that can leave you prone to Read more
  • Taking Care of Your Feet in the Colder Months
    The cold winter weather can be brutal on our skin, particularly our feet. If you find yourself dealing with dry, cracked, and painful feet every year, it’s important to understand Read more
  • When to See a Podiatrist for Orthotics
    When to See a Podiatrist for Orthotics Orthotic devices are also known as shoe inserts or insoles. They are designed to stabilize the feet and ankles and reduce pain in the Read more
  • How Do Orthotics Work?
    A healthy body starts with healthy, happy feet. After all, your feet have to do a lot of heavy lifting, providing your body with a sturdy foundation and support to Read more
  • Find Relief From Your Heel Pain
    Whether we are walking, running, or jumping, it is our heel that first makes contact with the ground. This means that it bears the full impact of the shock as Read more