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Ingrown Toenails: Causes and Treatments

Ingrown toenails are a common but painful problem that occurs when the edge of the toenail grows into the skin. If ingrown toenails are something that you are dealing with Read More

What are Hammertoes?

A hammertoe is a common foot deformity that affects the middle joint of the smaller toes. As a result, this causes the toes to bend downward. Since this bend causes Read More

Taking Care of Flat Feet

While there are many people with flat feet, often times they won’t even know it; however, there are others with flat feet that regularly experience pain, soreness, and other problems. Read More

Treating Diabetic Feet

Diabetic feet need special care because of decreased circulation, neuropathy, joint deterioration, and more. While your primary care physician may guide you on blood sugar control, medications, a healthy diet, Read More

What is a Neuroma?

Are you dealing with pain, burning, tingling or numbness between your toes or in the ball of the foot? If you said “yes” then you could be dealing with a Read More

Taking Care of Bunions

A bunion is one of the most common foot deformities, often affecting the joint at the base of the big toe. Anyone can develop this painful condition but it most Read More

Ingrown Nails

Swelling, reddened flesh, shooting pain, and pus are just some of the incredibly uncomfortable symptoms of having an ingrown toenail. Although this condition can sometimes be successfully treated through home Read More

Ways a Podiatrist Can Help You

The human foot and ankle contain 33 joints, 26 bones and over 100 tendons, ligaments and muscles. While all of these parts of the foot should work together, there are Read More

Treatment for Minor Foot Injuries

An unexpected fall or twist can result in an injury of the foot or ankle, such as a sprain or strain. Immediate first aid can help prevent complications, reduce pain Read More

Is Plantar Fasciitis Causing Your Heel Pain?

Is heel pain keeping you down? Pain that occurs following an injury or early in an illness may play a protective role, warning us about the damage we have suffered. So Read More

What Are Corns?

Many people think corns and calluses are the same thing, but there are differences. A corn is smaller than a callus, and has a hard center which is surrounded by Read More

What is Achilles Tendonitis?

Heel pain is one of the most common complaints a podiatrist hears about from patients. If you are dealing with heel pain above the heel bone then you could be Read More

Dealing With Athlete's Foot

Athlete's foot is one of the most common fungal infections of the skin and is frequently seen in our office. Whether you've had it or not, it's important to understand Read More

What is a Crush Injury?

What is a Crush Injury? Have a foot crush injury? A crush injury occurs when pressure or force is put on a body part. A foot crush injury may cause pain, Read More

Treating a Sprained Ankle

An ankle sprain occurs when the foot rolls or twists to the point where a ligament inside stretches beyond its normal capacity. Ankle sprains are extremely common, with an estimated Read More

What is Sesamoiditis?

What is Sesamoiditis? Sesamoids are small bones that are only connected to tendons or surrounded in muscle. This only appears in a few places in the body, one of which is Read More

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