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Foot Doctors Near Me

Beginning your search for a "foot doctor near me?" Consider why you should, and sooner than later.
Mar 13th, 2024

Are Your Toenails Ready For The Beach?

Summer seems like a distant thought at the moment, but it will be here soon so now is the time to start preparing your nails, particularly if you have discolored fungal toe nails.
Feb 5th, 2024
Custom Orthotic

Let's Get You Active with Custom Orthotics

Knowing this is the time of year we all want to get active for the new year, Foot Healers is running their annual two-for-one custom orthotic special. A custom orthotic made specifically for your foot and gait to keep you moving comfortably.
Jan 6th, 2024

Nail Fungus

A common condition that can be more than just unsightly.
Mar 16th, 2022

Friggin’ Foot Fungus — Prevention and Treatment Tips

When it comes to toenail fungus, out of sight should not mean out of mind.  Sure, the cozy wool socks may keep that fungus out of sight, but start treating it now if you want to have fungus-free feet come sandal-season, and 50% OFF REGULAR PRICING!
Apr 20th, 2017

Ingrown Toenails

Ingrown toenails can be more than irritating, but the good news is they can quickly be fixed!
Apr 14th, 2022

Protecting Your Piggies

Remember This Little Piggy? That nursery rhyme about your toes?This little piggy went to market, This little piggy stayed home, This little piggy had roast beef, This little piggy had none.
Nov 1st, 2017

How to Prepare for Your Surgery

Careful preparation before any kind of foot or ankle surgery is crucial to a comfortable recovery. The healing process often requires a cast or brace, so we recommend planning ahead whenever possible.
Oct 2nd, 2017

Find the Perfect Fit this September

September is a busy month in St. Louis for races, so now is the time to find the right shoes if you’re a runner. Proper shoe selection may be the most important thing you can do for your feet.
Sep 6th, 2017

Plantar Warts

Today we’re talking about how to detect, treat and how not to treat the common nuisance of plantar warts. Do not try to pick, cut or grind the wart away. Doing so can cause other warts to appear elsewhere on your foot or fingers.
Jul 31st, 2017

Summer Foot Pain

Summer is in full swing and as you get back to playing golf, hiking, swimming etc., you may find that foot pain is impairing your movement. Don’t assume relief requires surgery.
Jul 5th, 2017

Athlete’s Foot

Summer has finally arrived which means it’s fungus season in St. Louis! While it may not be what you’ve been looking forward to in the warmer months, athlete’s foot is much more common in warm weather. And no, you don’t have to be an athlete to get it.
Jun 16th, 2017

Our DPMs vs. Orthopedic Surgeons

At Foot Healers, we get a lot of patients who come in for minor foot ailments but go to an orthopedic surgeon if they suffer a more severe foot injury.
Apr 21st, 2017

The Risks of Ignoring Foot Fractures

Here at Foot Healers we know it’s tempting to put off seeing a doctor about an injured foot. We’ve heard every excuse: “I don’t have the time.” “It doesn’t hurt that bad.”
Apr 21st, 2017

The Painful (and Gross) Truth About Ingrown Toenails

If you or a loved one has ever had an ingrown toenail, you know how painful and miserable it can be. We’re in the business of treating ingrown toenails — which is pretty cool because that means we relieve pain and misery.
Apr 20th, 2017

Podiatrist vs. Untrained Vendors

Not all foot treatment options are the same. At Foot Healers, we staff our stores with DPMs — Doctors of Podiatric Medicine. We meet a lot of patients who come to us after going to another store for foot treatment...
Apr 20th, 2017

Symptoms, Causes and Treatments for Heel Pain

(FAKE) NEW ALERT – JANUARY 2017 President-elect Donald Trump will issue an executive order on his first day in office to declare January National Heel Pain Awareness Month, according to unnamed sources affiliated with his transition team.
Jan 1st, 2016