Summer Shoes that Leave Your Feet Needing a Vacation

Men’s sandals—known as “mandals”—have become a popular foot fashion but this footwear trend has also resulted in an increase number of visits to Gentle Professional Foot Care for some not so popular foot conditions.

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Q & A’s about Melanoma and Your Feet

With all of our wonderful Florida sun it probably won’t surprise you to learn that our state has the second highest number of cases of melanoma in the country, according to statistics published by the Aim at Melanoma Foundation.

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5 Ways to Protect Your Feet at Work

When patients come to us at Gentle Professional Foot Care with a foot complaint our podiatrist, Dr. Charles A. Suleskey, will always ask questions about what work they do in addition to getting a complete medical history. Many times people miss the connection between what they do in the workplace and the affect it has on their feet.

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Don’t Wait to Seek Treatment for Ankle Sprain

No one likes to go to the doctor and it’s tempting when you twist your ankle to take a wait and see approach for a few days. At Gentle Professional Foot Care, however, we find that patients who are treated immediately for an ankle sprain heal faster and more completely than those who delay the start of treatment.

 

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Do You Have Os Trigonum Syndrome?

Do You Have Os Trigonum Syndrome?

An os trigonum is an extra bone (also known as an accessory bone) that develops behind the talus or ankle bone. This congenital condition occurs when one part of the talus does not fuse with the rest of the bone and the small os trigonum bone forms instead.

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