Learn the ABCDs of Melanoma. If you notice a mole, bump, or patch on the skin on your foot or leg that meets any of the following criteria, make an appointment.
- Asymmetry - If the lesion is divided in half, the sides don't match.
- Borders - Borders look scalloped, uneven, or ragged.
- Color - There may be more than one color. These colors may have an uneven distribution.
- Diameter – The lesion is wider than a pencil eraser (greater than 6 mm).
Dark Spots on the Foot
American Cancer Society estimates that more than 120,000 new cases of Melanoma are diagnosed each year. Anyone who has more than 100 moles is at greater risk for melanoma.
Podiatry + Chiropractic Care
* Holistic Wellness: Collaborative care between podiatrists and chiropractors addresses foot, ankle, spine, and related musculoskeletal issues, promoting overall body wellness.
* Alignment: Combining podiatric and chiropractic expertise ensures proper alignment from the feet to the spine, enhancing balance and reducing strain on the body.
* Comprehensive Treatment: Patients receive a more comprehensive treatment plan that considers how foot and ankle conditions can impact spinal health and vice versa.
* Improved Mobility: By addressing issues in both the feet and spine, patients experience enhanced mobility and functionality throughout the body.
* Customized Care: Coordination between podiatrists and chiropractors allows for tailored treatment plans that target specific concerns while considering their interconnected effects on the body.
* Preventative Measures: Working in tandem, they can identify potential issues earlier and implement preventive measures to avoid future complications or injuries.