Welcome to Our Blog

Welcome to the Seattle Foot and Ankle Center, where we provide specialty foot and ankle medical and surgical care.  In this blog you will find educational articles, get updates on what is happening in the practice, as well as articles and commentaries on health in general.  Visit often, as information is updated.  

Seattle Sweaty Feet Doctor

What are Sweaty Feet? Excessive sweating of the feet is called hyperhidrosis. It’s more common in men than in women, and more common in young adults than older adults. People whose feet sweat excessively often also have problems with excessive sweating of the palms. According to the International Hyperhidrosis Society, 3 percent of the population suffers … Read moreSeattle Sweaty Feet Doctor

High Blood Pressure

What Is High Blood Pressure? High blood pressure is also known as hypertension. Hypertension occurs when your blood pressure rises and stays above normal over a period of time. Hypertension is often related to atherosclerosis, which is the buildup of plaque in blood vessels, often associated with an increase in your “bad” cholesterol. This condition … Read moreHigh Blood Pressure

Seattle Athlete’s Foot Doctor

Athlete’s foot is an contagious condition caused by a fungus that results in itchy, burning, dry, and flaking feet. Tinea pedis, the fungus that causes Athlete’s foot, thrives in moist, dark environments such as shower floors, gyms, socks and shoes, common areas, public changing areas, bathrooms, dormitory-style houses, locker rooms, and public swimming pools. Athlete’s … Read moreSeattle Athlete’s Foot Doctor