How to Get Gum Off a Shoe

Gum on bottom of boot

Stepping in gum isn’t the best experience. It’s sticky and in addition to being covered in someone else’s saliva, it picks up dirt, debris, and everything else as you walk along. Fortunately, it isn’t that hard to get it off. Here are some tips and guidelines on how to get gum off a shoe.  Getting … Read more

Plantar Plate Tear Symptoms

Photo by Cristian Newman on Unsplash What Is a Plantar Plate? The plantar plate, also called the volar plate, is located at the ball of the foot, and is on the plantar or bottom of the foot, under the metatarsal heads. It is the part of the foot where the base of the toes meet … Read more

Minimally Invasive Bunion Surgery

image of a bunion on the right foot

You may have noticed a little “bump” on the side of your foot, just to the side of your big toe.  The bump that you see is actually the top, or head of the long metatarsal bone of your foot. A bunion is medically known as HAV or Hallux Abducto Valgus. A bunion occurs when … Read more