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What Causes Plantar Warts?

Hello, this is Doctor Rodriguez, your favorite podiatrist in Sioux Falls. During our last session, we talked about plantar warts and how to identify them. Today, I want to tell you about what causes them. As surprising as it may seem, plantar warts are the result of the human papilloma virus, also known as HPV. [...]

The Connection Between Alcohol and Neuropathy

Hi, my name is Doctor Gabe Rodriguez, a podiatrist in Sioux Falls, and today I would like to talk to you about the connection between alcohol and neuropathy. Alcohol is known to be a toxin. This toxin can act like a poison to the nerves, affecting their ability to function, thus inhibiting their purpose of [...]

Strokes and Hammertoes

Although many may not know it, those who have suffered a stroke may be prone to developing hammertoes in some cases. Hello, I’m Doctor Gabe Rodriguez, a foot doctor in Sioux Falls. Allow me to explain. Many times strokes result in brain injuries that can leave a weakness in various muscles, including in the legs [...]