The Importance of Wearing Cotton Socks

Your feet need to breathe. Hi, I’m Doctor Nathan Lucas, a podiatrist in Los Angeles and Memphis, 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 [...]

What Causes Bunions?

Hello, Doctor Nathan Lucas here. Today, I would like to teach my friends in Los Angeles and Memphis who are suffering with foot pain about the deformity known as the bunion. Some may wonder what causes a bunion in the first place. After all, a bunion is simply the protruding of the joint of the [...]

Peripheral Vascular Disease and Diabetic Foot

Do you suffer with peripheral vascular disease? Do you also have diabetes? Well then, today’s blog is for you. This is Doctor Nathan Lucas, your friendly foot doctor in Los Angeles and Memphis, and today I want to explain why these two types of diseases need to be monitored very carefully. Peripheral vascular disease is [...]