Diabetes: Reduce Your Risk of Amputation and Hospitalization by exercising and seeing your podiatrist regularly.

Save Your Feet: See Your Podiatrist

Stephen D. Lasday, DPM Diabetic Foot Care Leave a Comment

Adults with diabetes who see their podiatrist are far less likely to need amputation and hospitalization, according to a new study conducted by Thomson Reuters. Diabetic foot care is a vital consideration for patients suffering from the disease, since complications from diabetes often show up in the lower limbs. In fact, these complications are the leading cause of non-traumatic lower-limb …

Achilles Tendon / Achilles Tendonitis

Achilles Tendonitis

Stephen D. Lasday, DPM Foot Pain, Podiatrist Sarasota and Bradenton Leave a Comment

Weekend warriors beware–you may be at high risk for developing Achilles tendonitis! You may want to give up the notion that you’re a NBA player during your weekend game of basketball after learning about the long recovery time and increased probability of a painful, debilitating rupture when dealing with Achilles tendonitis. So, what exactly is Achilles tendonitis and how is …

Numb Feet - Talk to Your Podiatrist

Find Relief For Your Tingling Numb Feet

Stephen D. Lasday, DPM Podiatrist Sarasota and Bradenton Leave a Comment

Dr. Lasday:  Hi there!  How may I help you today? New Patient:  Dr. Lasday, my feet are tingling and numb, and sometimes they even burn.  I’m really starting to get concerned. Dr. Lasday:   Alright–I have a few questions for you and then I will want to take a look… This is a conversation I have quite frequently in my office. …