The Connection Between Weight and Flatfoot

Many people may not realize how much our weight affects our feet, but it is actually quite a significant factor in their well-being. Good day, Sioux Falls! This is Doctor Gabriel Rodriguez here to talk to you today about the connection between our weight and a condition called flatfoot. If you’ve been thinking about losing [...]

Peripheral Vascular Disease and Diabetic Foot

Do you suffer with peripheral vascular disease? Do you also have diabetes? Well then, today’s blog is for you. This is Doctor Gabriel Rodriguez, your friendly foot doctor in Sioux Falls, and today I want to explain why these two types of diseases need to be monitored very carefully. Peripheral vascular disease is a condition [...]

Stopping a Bunion in its Tracks

“Bunion” is a dreaded word for many people when they go to a podiatrist. Hi, this is Doctor Gabriel Rodriguez. I’m a podiatrist in Sioux Falls, where a number of residents deal with problems with their feet, including bunions. A bunion is characterized by the bending of the big toe, followed by a protruding of [...]