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Is Raynaud’s Disease Affecting Your Feet?

Because October is Raynaud’s Awareness Month, in today’s post, Dr. Hubert Lee at CarePlus Foot & Ankle Specialists in Bellevue, WA, is sharing information regarding symptoms, treatment options, and tips regarding this condition.

Oct 4th, 2022
What are the 4 Most Common Infections of the Foot?

In today’s post Dr. Hubert Lee at CarePlus Foot & Ankle Specialists in Bellevue, WA, is sharing information regarding 4 of the most common fungal infections of the foot, including how to recognize them.

Sep 19th, 2022
When Should You See a Podiatrist for Foot Pain?

So, because September is Pain Awareness Month, today Dr. Hubert Lee at CarePlus Foot & Ankle Specialists in Bellevue, WA, is sharing information regarding foot pain and when you need to schedule an appointment.

Sep 6th, 2022
Have Plantar Fasciitis? Top 3 Exercise Tips

Plantar fasciitis is a painful condition that results from swelling of the plantar fascia. This is a thick strip of tissue connecting the bones of your toes to your heel.

Aug 15th, 2022
6 Back-to-School Shoe Shopping Tips

Did you make sure your children's feet are ready for school with comfortable, supportive new shoes? To help you out, in today’s post, Dr. Hubert Lee at CarePlus Foot & Ankle Specialists in Bellevue, WA, is sharing his back-to-school shoe shopping tips.

Aug 8th, 2022
Obesity and Foot Pain: Is There a Link?

Dr. Hubert Lee at CarePlus Foot & Ankle Specialists in Bellevue, WA, is sharing information regarding foot problems that can result from being overweight.

Aug 3rd, 2022
Summer Foot Care for Diabetics

To ensure you use the best diabetic foot care this summer in today’s post, Dr. Hubert Lee at CarePlus Foot & Ankle Specialists in Bellevue, WA, is sharing what you need to know about diabetic foot care this summer.

Jul 18th, 2022
7 Tips for Swollen Summer Feet

In today’s post, Dr. Hubert Lee at CarePlus Foot & Ankle Specialists in Bellevue, WA, is sharing his top 7 tips for relieving swollen summer feet.

Jun 28th, 2022
How to Avoid Plantar Warts this Summer

Dr. Hubert Lee at CarePlus Foot & Ankle Specialists in Bellevue, WA, shares information regarding one of the most common issues we see during the summer months – plantar warts!

Jun 21st, 2022
Ankle Strains, Sprains, and Breaks

Injuries to your ankle, such as strains, sprains, and breaks, may feel alike, but there are differences. In today’s post, Dr. Hubert Lee at CarePlus Foot & Ankle Specialists in Bellevue, WA, shares information regarding the causes, symptoms, and treatment.

Jun 14th, 2022
National Men’s Health Month: 6 Tips for Happy, Healthy Feet

June is National Men’s Health Month. An ideal time for both men and women to learn how to take care of their feet. In today’s post, Dr. Hubert Lee at CarePlus Foot & Ankle Specialists in Bellevue, WA, shares 6 tips for improving your foot health.

May 30th, 2022
How to Treat the Most Common Summer Foot Issues

Today, Dr. Hubert Lee at CarePlus Foot & Ankle Specialists in Bellevue, WA, shares information about some common summer foot problems and tips to keep your summer feet happy and healthy.

May 23rd, 2022
Caring for Women’s Feet

May is National Women’s Health Month, today, Dr. Hubert Lee at CarePlus Foot & Ankle Specialists in Bellevue, WA, is sharing conditions that typically affect the health of women’s feet.

May 16th, 2022
Osteoporosis of the Foot: A Silent Killer

May is Osteoporosis Awareness Month, today Dr. Hubert Lee at CarePlus Foot & Ankle Specialists in Bellevue, WA, is sharing information regarding this disease and how it can affect your feet.

May 11th, 2022
Yes, You Can Get Arthritis in Your Feet!

May is Arthritis Awareness Month, and Dr. Hubert Lee at CarePlus Foot & Ankle Specialists in Bellevue, WA, is sharing treatment options and tips for caring for arthritic feet.

Apr 25th, 2022
What Triggers Peripheral Neuropathy?

If you are feeling burning or stabbing nerve pain, weakness, tingling, or numbness in the feet, you may be dealing with the condition of peripheral neuropathy.

Apr 19th, 2022
Foot and Ankle Injuries in Young Athletes

Because April is Youth Sports Safety Month, and Foot Health Awareness Month, Dr. Hubert Lee at CarePlus Foot & Ankle Specialists in Bellevue, WA, is sharing information regarding the top three most common injuries in youth athletes.

Apr 4th, 2022
Our Tips for Spring Foot Care

Keep in mind that if you’re increasing your outdoor activity or starting a new workout regimen, you’ve got to be careful! Even simple physical activities with repetitive movements can cause or worsen injuries.

Mar 15th, 2022
What Happens When Gout Remains Untreated?

You’ve probably heard the term “gout,” but do you know how it can affect your feet? Today Dr. Hubert Lee at CarePlus Foot & Ankle Specialists in Bellevue, WA, is sharing information regarding this disorder, including its symptoms and risk factors. 

Mar 8th, 2022
Good Nutrition Equals Healthy Feet

Diet and nutrition can affect our feet just as much as the rest of our bodies. March is National Nutrition Month, and Dr. Lee is sharing information regarding how your diet can cause inflammation in your feet and the right and wrong foods to eat.

Feb 28th, 2022
Save Your Limbs with The 5 Steps of LEAP

When your feet lose protective sensation because of nerve damage, injuries often go unnoticed. Today Dr. Hubert Lee at CarePlus Foot & Ankle Specialists in Bellevue, WA, is sharing ways you can prevent amputation using LEAP.

Feb 14th, 2022
How Often Should You Replace Your Orthotics?

If you’ve ever experienced pain in your feet or ankles, your podiatrist may have recommended custom orthotics. Placed inside your footwear, these prescribed inserts add cushioning and support in the treatment of a variety of conditions.

Jan 25th, 2022
What You Can Do About Top 5 Winter Foot Problems

To help you get the most out of winter activities, today, Dr. Hubert Lee at CarePlus Foot & Ankle Specialists in Bellevue, WA, is sharing (5) foot-related problems you’ll want to guard against this winter.

Jan 10th, 2022
Could Your Cold Feet Be a Sign of a Thyroid Problem?

Many folks struggle to keep their feet warm. And because January is Thyroid Awareness Month, Dr. Hubert Lee at CarePlus Foot & Ankle Specialists in Bellevue, WA, is sharing information regarding how your cold feet may be a sign of a thyroid problem.

Jan 4th, 2022
5 More Fun Foot-Filled Holiday Customs

This year, we discovered 5 more fun foot-filled holiday customs. Dr. Hubert Lee at CarePlus Foot & Ankle Specialists in Bellevue, WA, shares them with you today, including right here in the U.S.

Dec 20th, 2021
Prepare Your Feet for Holiday Travel

There’s so much to think about during this time of year – travel arrangements for family, gifts, cold weather, and, of course, getting ready to see your extended family members!

Dec 13th, 2021
Our Top 5 Foot Care Tips for Happy Holiday Feet

We’re thick in the middle of the bustle and hustle of the holiday season. Dr. Hubert Lee at CarePlus Foot & Ankle Specialists in Bellevue, WA, is sharing his 5 top tips to keep your feet merry this holiday season.

Nov 30th, 2021
Don’t Let Foot Pain Ruin Your Thanksgiving!

Dr. Hubert Lee at CarePlus Foot & Ankle Specialists in Bellevue, WA, is sharing tips for keeping your feet happy and healthy this Thanksgiving season and all through the holiday season.

Nov 22nd, 2021
How To Prevent Ankle Sprains During Fall Sports

With the autumn sports season in full effect, many athletes fear an ankle injury that can put them on the sidelines for several weeks. And if you are an active person, an ankle sprain can be overwhelming.

Nov 15th, 2021
9 Thanksgiving Foot-Friendly Foods

Surprisingly, you really can eat your way to good foot health, even during the holidays.Dr. Hubert Lee at CarePlus Foot & Ankle Specialists in Bellevue, WA, is sharing nine foot-friendly foods to help improve the appearance and health of your feet.

Nov 8th, 2021
Our Cold Weather Tips for Diabetic Foot Care

Because this month is Diabetes Awareness Month, in today’s post, Dr. Hubert Lee at CarePlus Foot & Ankle Specialists in Bellevue, WA, is sharing information regarding foot care tips for diabetics in the upcoming cold winter months.

Nov 1st, 2021
Are You Ready for Some Football?

Today Dr. Hubert Lee at CarePlus Foot & Ankle Specialists in Bellevue, WA, is sharing information regarding the most common football injuries he treats.

Oct 18th, 2021
Cold Feet? It Could Be Raynaud's Syndrome

Patients with Raynaud's syndrome can experience numbness or cold in their feet at any time of year. If your feet quickly go from warm to freezing after exposure to the cold, in stressful situations, or during a sharp increase in physical activity?

Oct 11th, 2021
International Podiatry Day October 8th

On this day around the world, podiatrists pursue the advancement of the Podiatry field for everyone's benefit, and, to better serve those who suffer from ankle and foot conditions.

Oct 5th, 2021
How Physical Therapy Can Help Your Feet and Ankles

October is National Physical Therapy Month, today Dr. Hubert Lee at CarePlus Foot & Ankle Specialists in Bellevue, WA, shares information regarding how physical therapy can help your feet and ankles.

Sep 27th, 2021
Two of the Most Common Fungal Infections of the Foot

September 20-24 is Fungal Disease Awareness Week. Dr. Hubert Lee at CarePlus Foot & Ankle Specialists in Bellevue, WA, shares information regarding two of the most common fungal infections that affect the feet.

Sep 21st, 2021
8 Tips for Preventing Falls at Home

In observance of Falls Prevention Month, Dr. Hubert Lee at CarePlus Foot & Ankle Specialists in Bellevue, WA, shares his top tips for preventing falls at home.

Sep 13th, 2021
Healthy Aging: 7 Ways to Care for Your Aging Feet

Did you know that by the age of 50, the average person has enough steps equal to walking around the entire world three times? No wonder our feet get so tired! After years of faithful service, our feet need extra care and love.

Sep 9th, 2021
How to Keep Plantar Warts from Growing Back

No matter who you are, one thing you share in common with everyone else is that you don’t want to get a wart, especially on your feet! They are contagious, unattractive, and can cause pain and discomfort. So you need to know how to stop plantar warts.

Aug 23rd, 2021
7 Tips to Protect Your Diabetic Feet from the Summer Heat

For many people, summer is the time to walk barefoot in a grassy park or the beach. But if you’re one of the millions of Americans who live with diabetes, walking barefoot is one of the worst things you can do for your foot health.

Aug 2nd, 2021
8 Tips for Preventing Athlete's Foot

Athletes Foot infections tend to appear more often during the spring or summer. Today, Dr. Hubert Lee at CarePlus Foot & Ankle Specialists in Bellevue, WA, is sharing his top 8 tips to prevent Athlete’s Foot this summer.

Jul 27th, 2021
Dispelling 5 of the Most Common Foot-Related Myths

Myths that are perpetuated regarding health care can be rather funny, like jumping up and down to cure hiccups. Dr. Hubert Lee at CarePlus Foot & Ankle Specialists in Bellevue, WA is dispelling 5 of the most common foot myths.

Jul 12th, 2021
5 Back-to-School Shoe Shopping Tips

Today, Dr. Hubert Lee at CarePlus Foot & Ankle Specialists in Bellevue, WA, shares his top tips to follow when shopping for your child’s footwear.

Jul 6th, 2021
Headed to the Beach? Keep Your Feet Safe with These Tips!

A beach is a great place year-round, but summer is the perfect time to sink your toes into the sand. But while you do, it’s important to keep your feet safe. Today, Dr. Hubert Lee at CarePlus Foot & Ankle Specialists in Bellevue, WA is sharing his top tips

Jun 28th, 2021
Heading Outdoors? Protect Your Feet with These Tips!

Summertime is here and it’s a great time to share some foot care tips for the hotter months. Dr. Hubert Lee at CarePlus Foot & Ankle Specialists in Bellevue, WA, takes foot care seriously. Today he is sharing some of his favorite summer foot care tips.

Jun 8th, 2021
6 Ways Men Can Care for Their Feet

June is Men’s Health Month, so Dr. Lee is putting the focus on men because there’s no better time to remind them of the importance of taking better care of their feet.

Jun 1st, 2021
Don’t Let Warts Spoil Your Warm-Weather Fun

The last thing we want to think about during our warm-weather fun is plantar warts. Dr. Hubert Lee at CarePlus Foot & Ankle Specialists in Bellevue, WA is sharing his tips to help you avoid plantar warts.

May 17th, 2021
5 Things You Can Do to Decrease Your Risk of Osteoporosis

May is National Osteoporosis Month, and approximately ten million Americans currently suffer from the condition. As this condition elevates your susceptibility to bone fractures, you need to understand why and how osteoporosis develops.

May 10th, 2021
6 Ways to Soothe Your Arthritic Foot Pain

If you live with arthritis, chances are you feel the painful effects in your feet. Because May is Arthritis Awareness Month, Dr. Hubert Lee at CarePlus Foot & Ankle Specialists in Bellevue, WA, is sharing a way to heal your foot pain.

May 5th, 2021
Melanoma and Your Feet: What You Need to Know

Because May 3 is known as Melanoma Monday, today Dr. Hubert Lee at CarePlus Foot & Ankle Specialists in Bellevue, WA is sharing what you need to know about melanoma and your feet.

Apr 26th, 2021
For Diabetics: Your Springtime Foot Guide (7 Tips)

Springtime presents even more circumstances in which those with diabetes have to take super special care of their feet. Dr. Hubert Lee at CarePlus Foot & Ankle Specialists in Bellevue, WA, is sharing 7 tips for diabetics.

Mar 22nd, 2021
Risk of Warts Is On The Rise With The Temperature!

At this time of year, with the increase in the temperature, we typically see an increase in embarrassing plantar warts! Today Dr. Hubert Lee at CarePlus Foot & Ankle Specialists in Bellevue, WA, is sharing more information regarding those pesky warts.

Mar 15th, 2021
Your Diet Can Affect Your Feet in These 5 Ways

When most people think about their health and nutrition, they usually correlate the food they eat with heart health or weight management. But nutrition plays a major role in your overall health and can affect various parts of the body, even our feet.

Feb 27th, 2021
A Surprising Way to Relieve Your Hip and Knee Pain

If you’ve been experiencing pain in your hips or knees, the problem may surprisingly be related to your feet. Today Dr. Hubert Lee at CarePlus Foot & Ankle Specialists in Bellevue, WA is sharing information regarding what could be causing your discomfort.

Feb 21st, 2021
Tips For Surviving Winter With Raynaud's

People who suffer from Raynaud's syndrome experience a chronic condition of the blood flow in the body’s extremities, which occurs when exposed to colder temps. These body parts become suddenly cold, numb, white, or eventually even blue.

Feb 14th, 2021
Winter Can Be Hazardous For Seniors

Many seniors still shovel their driveways, ski, and enjoy time outdoors, during the winter, however, months of ice and snow can mean real hazards to seniors.

Feb 7th, 2021
What Your Feet Could Be Telling You About Your Heart

Many people aren't aware that your feet can tell you something about your heart health. If your feet are showing signs of poor circulation, caused by a narrowing of the arteries (Peripheral Arterial Disease or PAD), your heart could be suffering as well.

Jan 26th, 2021
Why It’s Important to Measure Both Feet

Dr. Hubert Lee at CarePlus Foot & Ankle Specialists in Bellevue, WA, provides helpful information regarding the importance of measuring your feet when shopping for new shoes.

Jan 18th, 2021
Winter Foot Care Tips for Diabetics

Wintertime brings with it a list of special cold weather issues for people with diabetes. Today, Dr. Hubert Lee at CarePlus Foot & Ankle Specialists in Bellevue, WA, has a few tips to help those with diabetes keep their feet healthy all winter long.

Jan 10th, 2021
Our Top 5 Resolutions for Your Feet in 2021

Today, Dr. Hubert Lee at CarePlus Foot & Ankle Specialists in Bellevue, WA, is sharing 5 top New Year’s resolutions to keep your feet healthy and happy in the coming year.

Dec 28th, 2020
5 Fun Foot Holiday Traditions Around the World

Families all across the world have traditions that they maintain and cherish each time the holiday season comes around. Some put an evergreen tree up in their living room and adorn it with treasured ornaments.

Dec 21st, 2020
What Makes the Perfect Winter Boots

Regardless of how you feel about winter, it’s important to equip yourself with the right type of winter boots for your particular needs. Not having proper footwear for your activities and environment can create dangerous conditions for your feet.

Dec 14th, 2020
Great Gift Ideas for the Seniors in Your Life

This year, Dr. Hubert Lee at CarePlus Foot & Ankle Specialists in Bellevue, WA, is sharing some great gift ideas for the seniors in your life that can help seniors properly care for their feet.

Dec 6th, 2020
Take Care of Your Feet This Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving can be hard on your feet. From standing for hours to eating large quantities of heavy food, it can take a toll on the health and comfort of your feet. Dr. Hubert Lee of Care Plus Foot & Ankle Specialists in Bellevue, WA, offers helpful tips.

Nov 24th, 2020
Avoid These Common Cold Weather Foot Conditions

With the colder weather moving in, many of our patients begin to experience foot pain. Today, CarePlus Foot & Ankle Specialists in Bellevue, WA, is sharing information regarding some of the most common foot conditions we see during the colder months.

Nov 16th, 2020
How Often Should Diabetics See Their Podiatrist?

One of the most painful symptoms of diabetes is pain and numbness in the feet, which can be diagnosed by a podiatrist. Also referred to as diabetic neuropathy, the pain is a result of nerves impaired by high blood sugar levels.

Nov 9th, 2020
Foot Care Guidelines for Diabetics

November is Diabetes Awareness Month, today Dr. Hubert Lee at CarePlus Foot & Ankle Specialists in Bellevue, WA, is sharing his tips for keeping diabetic feet healthy.

Nov 2nd, 2020