Foot care for the entire family, located in Meriden, CT. Dr. Boucher and her staff are committed to providing the finest comprehensive care to you and your entire family from the moment you walk through our door. We treat patients from pediatrics to geriatrics. We offer our patients a comfortable, relaxed environment and strive to exceed our patient expectations at every visit. We treat bunions, hammertoes, heel pain, fungal toe nails, athlete's foot, plantar fasciitis and much more.
Tuesday, January 20, 2009
Dance Foot Care
If you have ever been to a dance performance, you have probably been among the many in the crowd who have wondered, "How do they do that?" A lot of what dancers are able to do is with the help of their feet. Taking a look at a dancer's feet may cause you to gasp in horror however. Dancers who are professionals and amateurs are subject to crippling foot problems.
Dancers may suffer from bunions, warts, fungal toe nails, heel pain, bursistis, plantar fasciitis, hammertoes, ingrown toe nails, and much more. What they will suffer for their art!
So what can you do if you are a dancer? First and foremost, take care of your feet. When you are in pain, do not ignore the pain. Your feet are trying to tell you something is not right. Redness, swelling, and irritation are all initial symptoms. Blisters and sores around the knuckles of your feet is also an indication of a problem. Taping and bandaging your feet in problem areas will help relieve some of the blistering and soreness you are experiencing.
Making an appointment with our office might be the next step to take if taping and bandaging is not working. We have many other techniques and methods you can use to continue your love of dance!
Dr. Tina A. Boucher, DPM
Central Connecticut Foot Care, LLC
Podiatrist in Meriden CT http://www.centralctfootcare.com/
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