Posts Categorized: Foot Care

Tips for Preventing Frostbite

Frostbite is a serious tissue destroying disorder, but it can be avoided.  The doctors and staff at Fenton Foot Care have some advice to share to avoid frostbite during this recent bout of sub-zero temperatures. Depending on the severity of the exposure, frostbite can affect the skin or underlying tissue, especially in your arms, legs,… Read more »

Buckeyes’ Wilson Suffers Broken Foot in Win Over Spartans

The Michigan State Spartans had a rough time this past weekend, losing a tough game against the Ohio State Buckeyes in East Lansing.  But a player for the Buckeyes had it a little bit rougher.  Kick returner and utility offensive player Dontre Wilson suffered a broken foot in the game.  Wilson leads the team with… Read more »

Dr. Hirt Comments on Miguel Cabrera’s Injury

On October 22 Miguel Cabrera had surgery to repair bone spurs in his ankle, but doctors were not prepared for what they found.  “It’s worse than what we ever would have anticipated” said Tigers’ General Manager Dave Dombrowski, because what they found may keep Cabrera on the sidelines into next season. In addition to the… Read more »

Miguel Cabrera May Need Surgery

Detroit Tigers‘ First Baseman Miguel Cabrera may have to undergo off-season surgery for bone spurs.  Tigers General Manager Dave Dombrowski said: “We’re checking him out from a physical perspective and we’ve already done some of the work on that and we’ll do some more this week. Then we’ll determine what we’re going to do beyond… Read more »

Torii Hunter Out With a Bruised Foot

On Wednesday, Detroit Tigers outfielder Torii Hunter sustained a bone bruise when he fouled a pitch off of his left foot.  While a bruise may not seem like a terrible injury, it left him “hobbled” in the words of his manager Brad Ausmus, and kept him out of the lineup Thursday.  Planting your foot in… Read more »

Back to School Shoe Buying Tips

It’s back to school shopping time!  One of the most important purchases you will make is a good pair of shoes for your child.  The doctors and staff at Fenton Foot Care would like to share some good tips on buying the right shoe. Always have your child’s feet measured. Feet are often different sizes… Read more »

Dr. Hirt Comments on a New Shoe Trend

The flatform shoe (half flat and half platform) is a trendy shoe this summer, but while you may find the shoe attractive, it should be avoided. The reason to avoid flatform shoes is not their looks, but their functionality. “The biggest issue with this shoe is stability” says Dr. Hirt, “the foot is not allowed… Read more »