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  • Summertime in Connecticut! Are Your Feet Ready? The Connecticut summer is once again loaded with outdoor activities, beautiful vacation ideas, and awesome festivals. But if your feet are hurting, your opportunities are a lot more limited.
  • Running for a Cause Establishing a regular running routine offers countless health benefits. It might even help you change the world! Dr. Sanjay Patel, a foot doctor in Milford, CT, reviews some of the best reasons to go for a run.
  • No Doubt: What You Eat Is Linked to Gout If you have gout, eating a diet high in purines can increase your risk of attacks and leave you shrieking in pain. Dr. Sanjay Patel explains the link between diet and gout attacks, and talks about what to eat (and what to avoid).
  • Laughter *IS* the Best Medicine Patel Podiatry is founded on compassionate care for every patient. Part of this entails laughing when possible, since laughter truly is the best medicine.
  • Foot and Whole Body Health Are Linked Healthy feet help maintain a healthy body—and maintaining personal fitness can help protect your feet from injury and disease, too!
  • Can Compassion Heal Your Feet? Even if studies didn’t point to physical benefits derived from compassion, you would still receive compassionate care from Dr. Sanjay Patel.
  • Don’t Delay Treatment for Hammertoes If you wait too long, you may lose your opportunity to manage a mild hammertoe conservatively, and get stuck with pain and surgery.
  • Why Do My Feet Ache? Aching, painful feet can have many different causes. Dr. Sanjay Patel explains common risk factors and good questions to ask.
  • Prevent Peripheral Neuropathy Dr. Patel of Milford, CT offers advice on how to prevent numbness, pain, and loss of sensation in feet and ankles.
  • Neuropathy Pain and Numbness Nerve damage in feet can lead to pain and numbness. Dr. Sanjay Patel in Milford, CT explains how you can manage the discomfort.