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)

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)

Any time there is swelling in parts of the body it means you should pay attention. Of course, your feet and ankles can swell after a long day of walking or standing. But if the swelling in your feet happens consistently at the same time of day or if it is constant, it could be time to see your…(more)

Even though gout is one of the most painful forms of arthritis, many patients may not know what is causing the excruciating and often immobilizing pain they experience. Gout can be mistaken for a sprained ankle and it can sometimes even be misdiagnosed as cellulitis. In this blog post we’ll look at the unique symptoms and the cause of…(more)

Gout is one of the most painful and, unfortunately, common issues that we see here at our clinic. It can come on suddenly and last for hours, days, and sometimes even weeks. Around 4% of Americans (8.3 million) suffer from gout and it is more common in men than in women. We wanted to take this blog post to…(more)

One of the most debilitating and emotionally discouraging conditions for our patients is gout. Frisco patients that suffer from gout are often immobilized for hours or even days because of the pain. Many have to use crutches to move around. Gout most commonly impacts the joints of the big toe but it is absolutely possible for gout to strike…(more)