RNV Podiatry Blog

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)

Frisco area residents should know that anyone, even the best-trained athlete, is at risk of developing a stress fracture. Stress fractures, which are tiny cracks in your foot bones or deep bruises, occur when you run or jog for a long period of time, quickly change the intensity of your chosen sport, or suddenly start walking more than you…(more)

A bunion is an often painful condition of the big toe that is caused either by genetic or environmental factors, such as frequently wearing high heels, arthritis, and injuries that put stress on the front of the foot. A bunion occurs when one of these causes results in your big toe leaning towards your second toe, instead of sticking…(more)

Running is one of the most popular sports in the United States and throughout the world. According to Statista.com, more than 64 million Americans went running or jogging in 2016. That’s a whole lot of runners! Even more incredible is that on average there are over 30 thousand organized, competitive running events that occur in the United States every…(more)

If you’re a Frisco area resident with foot pain or another foot related condition, you may think that since Dr. Verville is a sports foot doctor, she only treats athletes. Think again! With over a decade’s worth of professional experience and as a podiatrist who is an active member of the American Association of Women Podiatrists, American Academy of…(more)

Nobody likes the idea of a broken bone. Not only do they hurt, but they can also limit your mobility. And with nearly 25% of your bones located in your foot, a stress fracture in your foot can make it painful or downright impossible for you to walk! Who wants that? Knowledge is power when it comes to preventing…(more)

If you are a Frisco area resident with a bunion, you likely want relief, and you want it now! We can’t blame you. Bunions, whether caused by genetics or environmental factors, can be an extremely painful condition. As Dr. Verville explains below, there are a variety of bunion treatment options that can be employed to treat your bunion, depending…(more)

If you’re an athlete of any kind, then you know the importance of having an overall healthy body to perform your chosen sport at your optimal level. But, regardless of your chosen sport or sports, how often have you thought of the importance of visiting a sports foot doctor? As a podiatrist in the Frisco area who has treated…(more)

Your feet not only support the weight of your entire body, but they also have nearly 25% of your body’s bones in them. No wonder proper care of your feet and ankles is so important! Many Frisco residents are at high risk for developing a stress fracture in the foot, either due to their athleticism and high activity level,…(more)