RNV Podiatry Blog

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)

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)