Foot Care

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)

Any kind of pain in your foot should be cause for immediate concern. As the foundation of your whole skeletal structure, any discomfort you feel will likely cause you to compensate in some way. This can result in future problems in the rest of your body from your knees and hips, all the way up to your back. In…(more)

According to Frisco podiatrist Dr. Verville of RNV Podiatry, it’s always important to take good care of your feet to prevent injury, pain, swelling and related conditions. But if you’re a diabetic, it’s more important than ever for you to take excellent care of your feet. As your podiatrist may have already warned you, diabetics are at an increased…(more)

Every year, many Frisco patients see Dr. Verville of RNV Podiatry for hammertoes. Hammertoes are a toe deformity that can be caused by a host of genetic or environmental conditions. With hammertoes, which typically affects the second, third, fourth or fifth toes, there is a bend at the second joint of your toe, making your toe appear like a…(more)

Some people say that age is nothing but a number, but that just isn’t the case when it comes to your foot health. As you enter your 40’s, you may experience a number of foot issues that may lead you to see a Frisco area foot doctor. Read on to learn about some of the common foot problems that…(more)

What Are Flat Feet? Flat Feet are feet in which the foot arch has either never properly developed, or has fallen over time. Many infants and children have flat feet because their foot arch – which is formed by tendons and ligaments in your foot and lower leg – has yet to develop. Some children outgrow their Flat Feet…(more)

What is Hammer Toe? Many Frisco area patients come to Dr. Verville because they have a Hammer Toe. Hammer Toe is a painful toe deformity that causes the toes to bend or curl downwards, rather than point forwards, due to the second joint of the toe becoming dislocated. Hammer Toe most frequently occurs on the second, third, fourth or…(more)

There are 30 million Diabetics in the United States, and more than 1 million new patients are diagnosed every year. Chances are if you are in the Frisco area, you know somebody affected by Diabetes. And while most people associate Diabetes with high blood sugar, medication and insulin injections, the disease can also cause serious problems with your feet….(more)

After foot surgery, you’ll have a walking boot on your foot that will make even the simplest everyday activities a challenge. The boot will keep your foot in the right position as the bones and muscles knit together. One challenge that many of my Plano patients face after surgery is how to shower. Well, more like how to shower…(more)