• Achilles Tendinitis Is No Picnic
    Summer is a great time for kids to play outside, but it can also be a good time for the whole family to go out and enjoy activities together. That’s Read more
  • Improving Balance for Better Health
    Walking is a great source of exercise, especially as you get older and are more prone to injuries. It’s easy and safe. Berkley also has a wonderful community park at Read more
  • Watching Your Foot Health Go Up in Smoke
    A study that came out of the University of Manchester in Great Britain early in 2014 showed that smoking may increase your risk for hearing loss. Although researchers aren’t exactly Read more
  • The Right Gear for Cycling and Your Feet
    Cycling is a great exercise for all ages. Naturally, biking comes with some basic safety gear—helmets. This simple protective piece has been responsible for saving countless lives by protecting the Read more
  • Laser Surgery for Toenail Fungus Can Make Sandal-Happy Feet
    We’re getting closer to Memorial Day weekend—one of the most traveled holidays in the United States and an unofficial “kick off” to the summer season. This holiday is a chance Read more
  • Try Exercise for Poor Circulation from Diabetes
    Many people spend their days sitting down in an office. While working hard is important, all those hours of sitting is bad for your health—especially if you have poor circulation Read more
  • Hope for Obesity and Foot Pain
    Exciting research has recently come to light about people’s tendency toward obesity. It seems that a possible genetic link has been discovered, which shows a relationship between the amount of Read more
  • Gardening Injuries
    Gardening is a great way to spend time outdoors while also working the soil to reap benefits of fresh flowers and produce. Although gardening is not a high impact sport Read more
  • High Heels for the Photo Shoot
    Summertime is filled with picture taking – graduations, weddings, parties, etc.  But if you’re someone who deals with arch or heel pain, bunions, or other foot problems, all this time Read more
  • Spring Season Heel Pain and Shoes | NorthPointe Foot & Ankle
    With the snow melting away, it’s time to switch out the boots for more spring-like footwear. No more need to slosh through Michigan’s icy slush. Flats, sneakers, and other light Read more
  • Prevent Falls and Walk Like a Star
    You don’t have to be young to be a red carpet star--the Oscars prove this every year. At the 2014 ceremony, actors Judi Dench, Bruce Dern, and June Squibb brought Read more
  • Running with Heel Pain: Spurs and the Minimalist Trend
    Sometimes there’s nothing like running around barefoot and enjoying the sensation of the floor or grass underneath your toes. Daisy, the sheltered but sweet protagonist in the new movie Barefoot, Read more
  • Neuropathy and Cold Feet Mean More than Winter’s Chill
    What a winter—several icy “polar vortexes” have gripped the Midwest and dumped buckets of snow in some areas. The wind dropped already low temperatures—the single digits and below—to dangerously cold Read more
  • Sci-fi Future: Laser Therapy in Modern Medicine
    Our culture is fascinated by the future and the possible leaps in technology, like laser guns, hover transports, and of course, robots. You only have to look at our movies Read more
  • What's The Deal With Orthotics?
    I am sure you have heard the commercials by now which advertise happy people who appear light on their feet, cleaning the house or walking briskly in wearing a business Read more
  • Are some sandals better than others?
    The American Podiatric Medical Association has compiled a list of “approved” sandals that carry the APMA’s Seal of Acceptance – these sandals are designated as those that are shown to Read more