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Eric K Gilbertson, DPM, FACFAS
Chronic Foot Pain
3 Strategies for Clipping Your Toenails to Avoid an Ingrown Toenail
Mar 01, 2024
Trimming your toenails properly can free your feet from ingrown toenails discomfort. Here are expert tips and techniques to maintain your foot health.
4 Telltale Signs You Have Hammertoe
Feb 01, 2024
Wondering why your toe is shaped like a little hammer? That’s one of the four telltale signs you might be dealing with a condition called hammertoe.
7 Signs It's Time to Consider Bunion Surgery
Jan 02, 2024
While many bunions can be managed conservatively, certain signs indicate surgery might be the most effective treatment. Here are some signs it’s time to consider surgical treatment.
5 Common Foot Problems You Can Improve with Custom Orthotics
Dec 11, 2023
Many people experience reduced pain and improved mobility when treating foot problems with custom orthotics. Here are five common issues you can help with orthotics.
When Does an Ingrown Toenail Warrant Professional Care?
Nov 01, 2023
Does an ingrown toenail cause severe pain or keep coming back? These are common signs you should schedule an appointment for professional care.
Common Runner's Injuries and How to Prevent Them
Oct 01, 2023
Discover the most common injuries runners face and how to prevent them so you can stay safe, active, and passionate about your running journey.
How to Choose the Right Shoes for Your Feet
Sep 01, 2023
Our feet keep us mobile - the least we can do is wear supportive footwear to maintain our foot health. Here’s how to choose the right shoes for your feet.
5 Common Foot Problems and How to Treat Them
Aug 04, 2023
You probably take your feet for granted - until they cause pain or don’t function as you need or want. Here are five common foot problems and how to get them healthy again.
Foot Health for Athletes: Tips from a Podiatrist
Jul 01, 2023
Are you an athlete looking to enhance your performance and maintain optimal foot health? From choosing the right shoes to practicing good foot hygiene, Dr. Gilbertson shares valuable tips to keep your feet healthy and injury-free.
Ingrown Toenails: Where They Come From and How to Treat Them
Jun 01, 2023
Are you suffering with a painful ingrown toenail? When ingrown toenails don’t heal with home remedies, they may require surgical intervention. Here’s what you need to know about ingrown toenails and when to see the doctor.
Stretches You Can Do to Make Your Ankle Stronger
May 02, 2023
With many people working desk jobs, stretching and strengthening your ankles is more important than ever. Introducing basic ankle stretches into your daily routine can help prevent injuries in the future.
Complications of Flat Feet
Apr 01, 2023
You may experience discomfort, pain, or swelling as the first noticeable symptoms if your arches have fallen. While these symptoms can indicate flat feet, getting a diagnosis and treatment plan to prevent other foot problems is important.
Recognizing Foot Problems in Your Children
Mar 07, 2023
Sprained or twisted ankles are immediately noticeable, but a more subtle problem can go unnoticed for days, weeks, or even months. Here are signs your child may have a foot problem.
Understanding Your Foot's Anatomy and What Can Go Wrong
Feb 09, 2023
Your feet are a crucial part of your body, and as much as we use them, it's easy to take them for granted. That's why it's important to understand how you can hurt them.
5 Important Benefits of Custom Orthotics
Jan 01, 2023
Do you suffer from recurring pain in one or both feet? When foot pain strikes, it can seem like there may be no relief in sight, but custom orthotics can bring comfort and help you enjoy your daily activities once again.
What to Do About Plantar Fasciitis Pain
Dec 01, 2022
If you’re experiencing pain in the foot, chances are you’re suffering from plantar fasciitis. The good news is that this pain doesn’t last forever, and there are ways to treat it.
5 Common Causes of Heel Pain
Nov 01, 2022
Your feet literally carry you everywhere you need to go. Discomfort or pain in the heel can make mobility challenging. Here’s what you can do about it.
Managing Challenges Brought on by Wide Feet
Oct 01, 2022
Are you tired of shoving your feet into shoes that don’t fit comfortably? Wide feet can limit your shoe options and cause discomfort. Here’s what to do about it.
How to Deal with Chronic Foot Pain
Sep 01, 2022
Do you experience regular pain in your feet? You shouldn’t put up with daily foot pain. Your feet carry you everywhere! Here’s how to relieve discomfort and pain in your feet to improve your quality of life.
How Custom Orthotics Can Help Flat Feet
Aug 05, 2022
While supportive shoes or off-the-shelf orthotics may help relieve discomfort and pain, your feet are unique. Learn how custom orthotics fit your exact shape and size and relieve flat feet discomfort.
Are Your High-Heeled Shoes Causing Hammertoe?
Jul 12, 2022
Could the shoes you wear cause foot problems? Wearing high heels is one of the most common causes of hammertoe. Here’s what it is, how to prevent it, and how to treat it if you have it.
Non Surgical Ways to Alleviate Bunion Pain
Jun 30, 2022
Bunions always start out harmless, but they can cause pain later. The good news is that most bunions can be treated at home and prevented from returning. Read on to learn more.
Renew Foot & Ankle: Eric Gilbertson, DPM, FACFAS
✆ Phone (appointments): 218-526-7817
Address: 1542 Golf Course Road, Suite 208, Grand Rapids, MN 55744
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