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One Hundred Foot Muscles

Did you know that there are over 100 muscles, ligaments and tendons in your foot? Hi, I’m Doctor Gabe Rodriguez and today’s post is for residents in Sioux Falls who suffer with foot pain. Since there are so many muscles in your foot, if even one of them is torn or stressed, you can be [...]

Corns and Hammertoes

Doctor Gabe Rodriguez here. I’m a podiatrist in Sioux Falls, and today I would like to discuss the foot disorder known as hammertoes. Hammertoes can hurt all by themselves, since they involve the unnatural bending of the toe, but they hurt even more when they are accompanied by a corn. Unfortunately, corns often develop on [...]

Why a Podiatrist?

Maybe you’ve never visited a podiatrist before. Perhaps you’ve never seen a need to go to a foot and ankle doctor, and therefore, the topic has not been given much thought. That’s okay. I’m here today to tell you why seeing a podiatrist may be just what the doctor ordered. My name is Doctor Gabe [...]