RNV Podiatry Blog

Ladies in Frisco who have developed plantar fasciitis often have a common question: did my high heels cause me to have plantar fasciitis? The truth is wearing high heels can play a significant role in the development of plantar fasciitis. While it may not be the only reason, it’s likely a contributing factor for people who wear them often….(more)

When people in Frisco develop plantar fasciitis, their normal lifestyle may be altered. Sometimes the first few steps after getting out of bed in the morning are difficult due to the symptoms of plantar fasciitis, but many times those symptoms will go away after a couple of minutes of walking. One concern patients have is whether their plantar fasciitis…(more)

For people into fitness and exercising, developing plantar fasciitis can be a big disappointment. Sometimes the symptoms can be worked through, but if the condition doesn’t get treated right away, it can slowly worsen. Preventing plantar fasciitis is possible by being conscious of the steps taken while exercising, stretching appropriately and improving biomechanics. People in Frisco can take small…(more)

Active people in Frisco may have to take it easy for several weeks if they develop a stress fracture. This can be one of the most difficult things to do, especially if the body is used to routinely exercising. One of the most common questions people ask Dr. Verville is whether they can continue exercising if they have a…(more)

People with plantar fasciitis may experience varying levels of discomfort throughout the day. Whether the day consists of being on the feet or sitting at a desk all day, the symptoms of plantar fasciitis will be present. The good news is there are simple ways Frisco patients can reduce these symptoms without altering their daily routine too much. Here…(more)

Contrary to an actual bone break when a single event occurs, a stress fracture can happen over time through repetitive actions. Most of the people who experience a stress fracture are athletes or military trainees, but anyone can develop one. The common areas where a stress fracture develops include the feet, thighs, shins and even the pelvis. This is…(more)

A stress fracture in your foot, ankle or shins is nothing that Little Elm residents should take lightly. If left untreated, stress fractures can increase your pain and even turn into full fractures of the bone if you don’t modify your activities, especially for athletes like runners who put a lot of additional pressure on their lower extremities by…(more)

A Little Elm podiatrist like Dr. Verville of RNV Podiatry does more than just treat your feet and ankles. She also treats conditions of the lower leg. One of the most common lower leg conditions that Dr. Verville receives complaints about are suspected shin splints. But wait a second. Is the real, underlying condition a shin splint or a…(more)

Some bunions are caused by genetics. Other Frisco residents develop bunions because of environmental factors, such as wearing shoes that are too tight, too narrow in the toe area, have too high of a heal, or having arthritis or a foot injury that places too much stress on the front of the foot. Whatever the unique cause of your…(more)

Every year, Dr. Verville of RNV Podiatry treats several Little Elm residents for stress fractures of the foot, ankle, and shins. These small cracks in the bone, despite not causing a full bone break, should never be left alone or ignored. If you do continue with your regular activities and are not seen to verify that you have a…(more)