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Neuropathy and Frostbite: a Dangerous Combination

I’m Doctor Gabe Rodriguez, and today I would like to speak to residents of Sioux Falls who suffer from diabetes and neuropathy about why it’s important to avoid frostbite. Neuropathy, a condition often experienced by those with diabetes, affects the body’s ability to feel, and therefore, hot and cold often cannot be discerned. A person [...]

What Are the Functions of Foot Muscles?

Hello, this is Doctor Gabe Rodriguez, your favorite podiatrist in Sioux Falls. Today I would like to talk to you about foot muscles. Everyone knows why muscles of the arm are important, but not many people know why foot muscles are necessary. Muscles in the feet are of utmost importance to the body as they [...]

What is the Medial Plantar Nerve?

Most of us don’t give any thought to the nerves in our feet, at least until those nerves are pinched or are affected by other disorders. Hi, I’m Doctor Gabe Rodriguez, a foot doctor in Sioux Falls, and I would like to teach you today about a very important nerve in the foot called the [...]