Podiatry Telehealth: What is it and how it works?

The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated the development and popularity of Telehealth across different medical specialties, including Podiatry. It has become a popular way for patients to receive podiatric care from the comfort of their homes. With the help of telehealth technology, podiatrists can provide patients virtual consultations, assessments, and treatments. But what exactly is podiatry telehealth, […]

Athlete’s foot (Tinea pedis)

Athletes foot, also known as tinea pedis is very common presentation we see in our office. Athlete’s foot is a fungal infection that affects the upper layer of the skin of the foot, especially when it is warm, moist, and thrives in the dark enivornment like your closed toed shoes. Fungal infections are more common […]

Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease

A series of genetic diseases known as Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT) causes damage to peripheral nerves in the feet. Peroneal muscular atrophy (PMA) and hereditary motor and sensory neuropathy (HMSN) are other names for it. The peripheral nerves are located outside the brain and run down the spinal cord. They relay information from the brain to […]

New Doctor Spotlight: Get to Know Dr. David A. Farnen, DPM

As you all know, Dr. David Farnen has now joined the exceptional team at Cutting Edge Foot and Ankle. We got to sit down and ask him a few questions. Why did you choose Podiatry? Well, it’s because I love the field and everything we do. NO, I do not have a foot fetish. I […]

April Brings Blooming Flowers and National Foot Awareness Month

April marks a month of more activity and beautiful blooming tulips, but it also marks the beginning of Foot Awareness Month. What is foot awareness? You can be more in tune with not only your overall body health but look down and make sure your feet are healthy and well. The foot is a body […]


A bunion (also referred to as hallux abductovalgus) is often described as a bump on the side of the big toe. The visible bump actually reflects changes in the bony framework of the front part of the foot. The big toe leans toward the second toe, rather than pointing straight ahead. This throws the bones […]

What Is A Stress Fracture?

How Can You Tell If You Have A Stress Fracture In Your Foot? Stress fractures are small, often microscopic breaks that can occur in the bones of the foot. Typically, these types of fractures develop without a specific traumatic incident. Instead, stress fractures form secondary to repetitive stress and overloading of the weight bearing bones […]

Peroneal Subluxation Nashville

Peroneal Subluxation frequently affects athletes but can happen to anyone. It is often caused by a quick, upward flexing or outward rotation of the ankle. Foot and ankle pain should be taken very seriously. If you are experiencing severe pain in the foot or ankle due to a sports injury, a fall, a car crash, […]

Hallux Rigidus

Are you having pain and stiffness in your great toe joint when active or pushing off with your toe? This is a condition called hallux limitus/hallux rigidus. The great toe joint (also known as your first metatarsophalangeal joint) is limited in range of motion, meaning it is difficult to bend up or down. You may […]

Haglunds Deformity (“pump bump”)

What Is A Haglund’s Deformity, AKA “Pump Bump?” A Haglunds deformity is a bony enlargement of the back of the heel where the Achilles tendon attaches to the heel bone. A Haglunds deformity is colloquially referenced as a “pump bump,” because the rigid backs of pump-style shoes can result in excessive pressure that aggravates the […]