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Wounds That Don't Heal Need to Be Checked

Your feet are covered most of the day. If you're diabetic, periodic screening is important for good health. Numbness is often a sign of diabetic foot and can mask a sore or wound. read more..

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How Can Poor Circulation Be Improved?

The symptoms that often accompany poor circulation can include a tingling and numbing sensation in the hands and feet, swollen toes, and toenails may be brittle and discolored.  Some patients exp read more..

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What to Do to Keep Your Child’s Feet Healthy

Being a parent involves caring for your child in every way you can. You make sure they are eating the right food, being nice to others, and staying out of any trouble. However, it is also important th... read more..

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How Important Is Proper Foot Care In Children?

Research has indicated when children's feet receive proper care, potential foot problems that can develop as adults may diminish. When children get into the habit of washing and drying their feet read more..

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Foot Therapy for Sports Injuries

Whether in practice or in the game, athletes put their bodies through great stress. Some sports demand more from the body than others. However, every sport has an element of inorganic movement or unna... read more..

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What Are The Benefits Of Having Foot Massages?

A popular form of foot therapy includes foot massages. Many people find relief at the end of a work day by having their feet gently massaged. This can be beneficial in relieving pain and discomfo read more..

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Diabetic Foot Care

Diabetes affects millions of people every year. Blood vessels located all over the body are damaged due to diabetes—even the blood vessels of the feet. Neuropathy, or nerve damage, can result fr... read more..

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Diabetes and Foot Conditions

Diabetes can cause potential foot conditions to develop, which may include diabetic foot ulcers. This typically occurs when wounds on the feet do not heal properly and become infected. If the read more..

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Preventing Running Injuries

Over half of all runners encounter at least one injury per year. The reason for this is because many runners do not train properly. Injuries are almost inevitable due to the physical stress that runni... read more..

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Stretching and the Prevention of Running Injuries

Many runners are familiar with the pain and discomfort a running injury can cause. It is beneficial to practice an adequate warm up routine before embarking on a running adventure, as this may help to... read more..

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Plantar Warts Can Be Treated!

Plantar warts are small growths that develop on parts of the feet that bear weight. They're typically found on the bottom of the foot. Don't live with plantar warts, and call us today! read more..

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Blisters

Blisters are small pockets of fluid that occur on the top layers of the skin for several reasons. Friction, burns, and diseases are all known causes of blisters.  Smaller blisters are known as ve... read more..

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Blisters Protect Damaged Skin

If an area on your foot is affected by friction, a blister may develop. It is described as a small portion of skin that becomes damaged due to excessive rubbing. The blister is filled with fluid read more..

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Athlete’s Foot

Athlete’s foot, or tinea pedis, is a skin disease caused by a fungal infection.  The infection typically occurs between the toes, and the feet are most subject to this disease because shoes... read more..

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Understanding Athlete's Foot

Athlete’s foot is a common fungal infection. A majority of athlete’s foot cases are caused by fungi that thrive in closed, warm, and moist environments. The fungi feed on Keratin, which is a prot read more..

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Foot Care for Pregnant Women

The natural weight that pregnant women gain causes their center of gravity to be completely altered. This causes them to have a new weight-bearing stance which adds pressure to the knees and feet. As ... read more..

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Swollen Feet and Ankles Can Be Common During Pregnancy

The human body undergoes extensive changes during pregnancy, and many of these changes can affect the feet. A common condition that many pregnant women notice is swelling in the ankles and feet, read more..

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Flip Flops and Feet

Flip flops are often a popular choice of footwear for many people. Flip flops allow your feet to breathe and give your toes the freedom of movement. They are easy to slip on and can be worn with virtu... read more..

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Can Wearing Flip-Flops Cause Ankle Sprains?

As the warm weather begins and the cold weather fades, many people begin their “spring cleaning.” Boots are stowed away and flip-flops become the trend. It may seem like a good idea to wear sanda read more..

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Arthritis Can Cause Pain in the Feet and Ankles

If you are suffering from tenderness, pain, or stiffness in the joints of your feet or ankles, call us to schedule an appointment. read more..

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Solutions for Cracked Heels

Cracked heels may make you want to think twice about showing off your feet in warmer weather. However, cracked heels may be harmful to more than just the appearance of your feet. If deep fissures and ... read more..

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Possible Causes of Cracked Heels

There are many patients who experience the uncomfortable condition that is known as cracked heels. It develops as a result of dry skin that forms around the heel, and can cause pain and discomfor read more..

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Arthritic Foot Care

During your lifetime, you will probably walk about 75,000 miles, which is quite a lot of stress to put on your feet. As you get older, the 26 bones and 30 joints in each of your feet will lose flexibi... read more..

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What is Arthritis?

In the foot, arthritis causes inflammation and swelling of the cartilage and in the lining of the joints. Arthritic feet can result in a loss of mobility and independence, but early diagnosis wil read more..

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Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common causes of heel pain. The plantar fascia is the thick band of tissue that connects the heel bone to the toes. When this band of connective tissue becomes inf... read more..

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Stretches to Help with Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is a painful condition in which the tissue connecting the heel to the toes becomes inflamed. There are several stretches and exercises to manage the discomfort of this ailment. To be... read more..

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Hammertoe

Hammertoe is a foot deformity that occurs due to an imbalance in the tendons, muscles, or ligaments that are responsible for holding the toes in their normal position. This condition may be caused by ... read more..

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Can a Hammertoe Be Cured?

A hammertoe is described as the abnormal bending at the middle joint of the toe. Over time, the toe becomes more rigid, and corns and bunions may begin to develop. Possible causes of hammertoe include... read more..

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Ingrown Toenails

An ingrown toenail is a nail that has curved downward and grown into the skin.  This typically occurs at either the nail borders or the sides of the nail.  As a result, pain, redness, swelli... read more..

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Gout Pain Can Be Managed

Gout is a painful, inflammatory form of arthritis. Those affected will typically feel an intense stiffness in the joints of their feet, particularly in the big toe. Schedule a visit to learn abou read more..

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