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All posts by: Rosemarie Caillier, DPM

  • Tuscaloosa, Alabama Podiatrist Dr. Rosemarie Caillier
I am delighted to tell you more about me and my new podiatry practice in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.  My family moved to “The City of Champions” last year and I am eager to get in the game to help the community...
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  • How to measure your feet
Poor fitting shoes can lead to a variety of foot problems.  If they are too big, the arch of the foot may not be properly supported leading to tired feet or heel pain.  If they are too small, which is...
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  • Standard of Foot Care in Diabetes
The American Diabetes Association’s position statement that provides evidence-based practice recommendations for diabetes care, is contained in the recently revised Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes.  You can read more about the summary of revisions from Diabetes Care. The section...
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  • Winter running tips
Winter time is no excuse to completely avoid outdoor exercises.  Running in the cold can be done safely and more comfortably with the following tips: PUT ON DOUBLE SOCKS.  Go for a synthetic sock against your skin to help wick...
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  • Foot exercises while traveling to prevent blood clots
Keeping your feet moving plays a part in allowing vital blood flow through the legs.  Long travels by car or plane can limit the ability to move around and cause blood to pool and clot.  This can be dangerous for...
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  • What to know about bunions by podiatrist Dr. Rosemarie Caillier
What is a Bunion? A bunion is a “bump” on the joint at the base of the big toe – the metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint – that forms when the bone or tissue at the big toe joint moves out of...
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  • 3 foot exercises for women who wear high heels
Adorning your feet with beautiful high heel shoes can cause you to develop unsightly foot deformities.  When shoes keep the feet positioned in an unnatural way for an extended period of time, some foot muscles contract while others weaken.  Over...
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  • Diabetic foot care guide by podiatrist Dr. Rosemarie Caillier
Your feet can last a lifetime with good care to avoid serious problems that can lead to toe, foot, or leg amputations.  Foot care is very important for people with diabetes especially if you have: loss of feeling in the...
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  • Foot Health Lessons From a Diabetic Father by Podiatrist Dr. Rosemarie Caillier
Before I left for college, my dad turned to me and said, “Always remember, you can learn something from anybody.”  He didn’t want me going off and getting a degree with an attitude that no one else can help teach...
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  • How to treat a ganglion cyst on the foot | Dr. Rosemarie Caillier DPM PC
Even podiatrists are not immune from foot problems.  For the past six months, I’ve been dealing with a bump on top of my right foot that suddenly appeared while attending (of all places) a podiatry conference!  It was a hot...
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