Children and Podiatry

Hi, I’m Doctor Nathan Lucas, the foot doctor of choice here in Memphis. Today, I would like to talk to you about why children may sometimes need to see a podiatrist. One of the most common foot ailments in children is flatfoot. This is when the foot has lost its natural arch and looks to [...]

The Connection Between Alcohol and Neuropathy

Hi, my name is Doctor Nathan Lucas, a podiatrist in Memphis, and today I would like to talk to you about the connection between alcohol and neuropathy. Alcohol is known to be a toxin. This toxin can act like a poison to the nerves, affecting their ability to function, thus inhibiting their purpose of sensing [...]

Pronation

Good day; Doctor Nathan Lucas here. I would like to talk to residents of Memphis today about a condition called pronation. Pronation is when the side of the foot rolls inward when walking. It can be characterized as an abnormal leaning in of the foot that can cause stress on the ligaments. This stress then [...]