The Importance of Wearing Cotton Socks

Your feet need to breathe. Hi, I’m Doctor Gabe Rodriguez, a podiatrist in Sioux Falls, and today I would like to talk to you about choosing your socks wisely. Fabrics differ in their ability to absorb moisture and to allow the skin to breathe. When it comes to socks, it is preferable to choose cotton [...]

Why are They Called Plantar Warts?

Doctor Rodriguez here; your favorite podiatrist in Sioux Falls. Do you ever wonder where plantar warts get their name? Let me tell you. When a wart that is caused by a virus develops on the bottom of the foot, it is called a plantar wart because the area of the foot where they develop is [...]

Steps to Eliminating Heel Pain, Part Three

If you’re ready to say goodbye to your heel pain, today is the day. This is Doctor Gabe Rodriguez and I am a podiatrist here in Sioux Falls. Let’s take a look at part three of my series on steps to eliminating heel pain. If you engage in athletic activities, it is important to take [...]