RNV Podiatry Blog

One of the most common questions Dr. Verville receives from her patients who are experiencing plantar fasciitis is whether or not shoe inserts will help relieve their symptoms. But before we discuss shoe inserts and their effectiveness for plantar fasciitis, Dr. Verville wants her Frisco patients to know exactly what plantar fasciitis is and what causes it. Keep reading…(more)

Warts. Just hearing the word can make a lot of Frisco men and women cringe. They’re not fun, not to mention, they’re gross. No one likes dealing with warts of any kind, but plantar warts can be especially frustrating and aggressive. Plantar warts can happen to anyone in Frisco, but they most often affect children and teenagers, people with…(more)

Stress fractures are not something to take lightly. Although many Frisco residents think that a stress fracture isn’t a big deal and that it will resolve on its own, it’s actually something that needs to be evaluated and treated by a qualified podiatrist like Dr. Verville of RNV Podiatry. Not giving your stress fracture the attention it deserves could…(more)

When men and women in Frisco have pain in their feet, specifically around their big toe joint near their toenail, they could be experiencing the first symptoms of gout. Gout is no laughing matter and can also cause pain for people in several other areas of their body such as the elbows, ankles, knees, wrists, and fingers. If you…(more)

Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common foot-related injuries amongst athletes in Frisco. And it isn’t something you’ll be able to ignore, as it can send a sharp pain through your foot when it flares up. If you have plantar fasciitis, you may notice that nothing short of sitting down can ease your pain. Walking, running and even…(more)

If you’re one of the many Frisco area men and women who exercise frequently and lead a healthy lifestyle, you know there’s nothing much more frustrating than suffering from an injury that leaves you on the sidelines and unable to do your regular workout routine. Plantar fasciitis is one of those injuries that is most common in runners and…(more)

Bunions aren’t an ailment that just pops up overnight. They develop slowly over time and can be the product of poor shoewear choices early in life. While we know those perfect high heels make the right statement in your 20s; they may actually lead to long-term foot problems later in life. So, what is a bunion? A bunion is…(more)

Gout is one of those ailments you hear a lot about as you age. It is a very common form of arthritis, and it’s not picky about who it attacks. Gout is characterized by sudden, severe attacks of pain, swelling, redness, and tenderness in the affected joints and it most often attacks the big toe joint. Gout will often…(more)

Frisco is full of men and women who lead healthy lives through diet and exercise. Our area is full of fun things to do, indoors and out. So, if you have recently suffered a stress fracture in your foot, we know how important it is for you to get back to your normal exercise routine as quickly as possible….(more)

When it comes to pain in the feet or ankles, there cannot be a solution that comes too soon. After all, your feet carry you around Frisco all day and get you from Point A to Point B. When they are in pain, your entire body (and day) is affected. It’s no different for Frisco residents who suffer from…(more)