Commonwealth Foot and Ankle physicians and staff would like to wish you and your family a very Happy Thanksgiving. Please be advised, our office will be closed Thursday Nov. 23rd and Friday Nov. 24th to celebrate the holiday. We will resume regular business hours on Monday Nov. 27th. Our after hours service will be available [...]
The doctors and staff at Commonwealth Foot and Ankle would like to congratulate Caitlin Reffett as our employee of the quarter. She is recognized for her outstanding performance at work. We want to acknowledge our appreciation for all of your hard work and dedication to the practice and your outstanding customer service to our patients! [...]
Commonwealth Foot and Ankle Center welcomes new physician Dr. Byunghee "Kevin" Kim, DPM to our practice. For a complete list of Dr. Kim's qualifications and certifications see his bio HERE.
Nearly one-fourth of all the bones in your body are in your feet. A broken (fractured) bone in your forefoot or in one of your toes is often painful, but rarely disabling. Most of the time, these injuries heal without operative treatment. There are two types of foot fractures: stress fractures and general bone fractures. [...]
Smelly feet generally can be controlled with a few preventive measures: Always wear socks with closed shoes. Avoid wearing nylon socks or plastic shoes. Instead, wear shoes made of leather, canvas, mesh or other materials that let your feet breathe. Bathe your feet daily in lukewarm water, using a mild soap. Dry thoroughly. Change your [...]
If you suffer from chronically cold hands and feet, the winter weather may not be your only concern. Raynaud’s phenomenon (RP) is a common, benign vascular disorder characterized by episodes of constriction of very small arteries in the toes and fingers, usually in response to cold temperatures or stress. Symptoms in the fingers and toes [...]
Understanding the basic construction of shoes will help you make more informed decisions and select shoes that fit your foot and needs. Shoes are made up of five major components: The toe box is the tip of the shoe that provides space for the toes. Toe boxes are generally rounded, pointed, or squared and will [...]