We go to a podiatrist whenever we have a small joint discomfort and get it taken care of with simple therapy. Minor joint discomfort is one thing; arthritic pain is quite another. When the cartilage wears down, the discomfort of arthritis begins. Cartilage can be thought of as a rubbery cushion between the joints.
When bones rub across one other, this stretchy cushion acts as a buffer, absorbing the stress and allowing the bones to glide smoothly. But as the cartilage wears away, there is really nothing left between the joints to protect them from injury. As a result, the…Read more