Blog Articles

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
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 you have to start treating it now if you want to have fungus-free feet come sandal-season.

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