From preventative care to shoe choices to the latest treatments, our blog articles focus on the information our patients can use to live their best lives while managing or eliminating many foot and ankle conditions.

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  • Can Laser Therapy Be Your Answer to Relieving Heel Pain? A laser might not sound like something that can relieve pain, but MLS laser technology at Total Foot and Ankle has helped many patients with heel pain problems!
  • Including Nutrition as Part of Diabetic Foot Care You likely already know how your diet can impact your general health, but you can also make choices that benefit your diabetic foot care. Dr. Scott Shields in Enid, OK has some advice on nutritional options.
  • Why You Must Never Delay Diabetic Wound Care Diabetic wound care is not just a measure for faster healing, but for avoiding dangerous and life-threatening situations in your feet. The experts at Total Foot and Ankle discuss why prompt care is so important.
  • Some Tips on Fall Prevention As we age, our bodies become weaker and the risk of injury from falling becomes greater. In order to prevent such devastating falls, balance and proper foot care become extremely important. Read our blog to find out what you can do to prevent falls.
  • Toe Fractures Can Be More Serious Than You Think If you though toe fractures weren’t a “big deal,” think again! A simple broken toe can wreak havoc not only in your feet but other areas of your body, too. Fortunately, you can count on Dr. Scott Shields to get your feet – and your toes – back on track.
  • Know What to Do About Stress Fractures Chronic, aching pain in your feet that doesn’t seem to ever go away, and gets worse after activity? You may be suffering from stress fractures. Get the lowdown on this condition and what you can do about it.
  • Breaking Down Foot and Ankle Fractures Not all foot and ankle fractures are the same. Learn more about this painful sports injury and the best first response to it from the experts at Total Foot and Ankle.
  • Can a Laser Relieve Your Stubborn Heel Pain? Many forms of heel pain exist, but some are more advanced than others. Total Foot & Ankle in Enid discusses how laser therapy may be an effective treatment for some cases of heel pain.
  • Are Custom Orthotics a Solution to Heel Pain? If you suffer from consistent heel pain, can a pair of custom orthotics provide relief? If so, how? Dr. Scott Shields in Enid and Oklahoma City dives deeper into the workings of orthotics and how they can help.
  • What You Need to Know About Flat Feet If you have flat feet, then you already know that it can be painful and hinder you from living your life to the fullest. But here at Total Foot and Ankle, we can help you get that pep back in your step!

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