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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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What Can Cause an Ingrown Toenail?

The medical condition known as an ingrown toenail can affect the appearance of the foot and cause pain most frequently to the big toe. It is defined as the nail growing into the outer edges ... read more..

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Shockwave Therapy

Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy (ESWT) is an alternative treatment method that is used for bone and soft tissue disorders in the foot and ankle. EWST is a noninvasive option for pain relief and it wa... read more..

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Foot Conditions That May Benefit From Shockwave Therapy

There are specific foot conditions that may benefit from the procedure that is referred to as shockwave therapy. The proper term is extracorporeal shockwave therapy (ESWT), and it can help to accelera... read more..

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Are Bunions Affecting Your Everyday Life?

Have you noticed a bony protrusion on the side of your big toe? If so, you may have developed the foot condition known as a bunion. Don't let bunions interfere with your daily activities. read more..

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Neuropathy

Neuropathy is a condition in which the nerves in the body become damaged from a number of different illnesses. Nerves from any part of the body, including the foot, can be damaged. There are several f... read more..

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What Is Paresthesia?

Paresthesia refers to a burning or prickling sensation that is usually felt in the limbs. It often affects the legs and feet. While typically painless, the sensation is often described as tingling, nu... read more..

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Gout

Gout is a form of arthritis that is caused by a buildup of uric acid crystals in the joints. This considered to be one of the most frequently recorded medical illnesses throughout history. Gout occurr... read more..

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Can I Walk With Gout?

Gout is a type of arthritis that can flare up without warning and usually affects the big toe joint. This condition can cause sudden and intense pain and swelling of the affected joint, which may make... read more..

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Everyday Foot Care

Our feet are arguably one of the most important parts of the body. When it comes to health and beauty routines, the feet and toenails are usually ignored. You should always practice proper footcare to... read more..

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Four Tips for Healthy Feet

Your feet carry you throughout your life, supporting the weight of your body. Maintaining the health of your feet is essential and there are many simple ways to keep the feet healthy. Check your feet ... read more..

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Ankle Pain

The ankle joint is the point at which the bones of the leg and foot join. This joint is crucial because it is responsible for the foot’s mobility. Ankle pain is typically the result of inflammat... read more..

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Exercises for Stiff Ankles

If your ankles feel stiff or sore, stretching them may help relieve some of your pain and discomfort. There are a variety of simple ankle stretches that you can try at home. Ankle circles are an easy ... read more..

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Are You Suffering From Ingrown Toenails?

If left untreated, an ingrown toenail can lead to more serious concerns, such as an infection. Knowing proper nail care can help in the prevention of an ingrown toenail. Give us a call, and get tr read more..

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How to Treat Heel Spurs

Heel spurs are calcium deposits that cause bone protrusions on the heel bone. Heel spurs are usually associated with plantar fasciitis, which occurs when the plantar fasciitis in the foot becomes infl... read more..

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How Do Heel Spurs Form?

Heel spurs are bony protrusions that form on the heel bone due to calcium deposits.  These deposits tend to form over time and may be a result of a ligament that is connected to the heel bone bei... read more..

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How to Deal with Athlete's Foot

Athlete’s foot is a type of fungal infection that affects the skin on the feet. It is caused when the tinea fungus grows on the foot. It is possible to catch the fungus through direct contact wi... read more..

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Good Foot Hygiene to Help Prevent Athlete’s Foot

Athlete’s foot can occur when fungi, namely dermatophytes, causes an infection in the skin of the foot. Athlete’s foot, or tinea pedis, is a persistent skin ailment with symptoms such read more..

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Sesamoiditis

Sesamoiditis is a condition in which the sesamoid bones in the forefoot become inflamed from physical activity. Sesamoid bones are bones that are not connected to other bones but are located in tendon... read more..

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Diagnosing and Treating Sesamoiditis

Sesamoids are tiny bones that are situated in a muscle or connected to tendons. There are two tiny sesamoids in the front of the foot that provide mobility to the big toe and aid the tendons. Sesamoid... read more..

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Dealing with Stress Fractures of the Foot and Ankle

Stress fractures are small breaks in the bone that are caused by repetitive stress. They typically occur due to overuse, forcing the bones of the foot or ankle to continually absorb the full impact read more..

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Risk Factors for Metatarsal Stress Fractures

A metatarsal stress fracture is a tiny crack in one of the five metatarsal bones of the foot, which can potentially cause pain, bruising, and swelling. This can occur due to high impact, weight b... read more..

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How to Stretch Your Feet

Your feet endure a great amount of stress each day from constantly allowing us to move around. It is important to stretch your feet to help prevent them from becoming injured. Your toes may easily def... read more..

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Plantar Fasciitis Stretching Tips

The plantar fascia is a portion of tissue that is found on the sole of the foot. Its function is to connect the heel to the toes, and it is instrumental in walking and completing daily activities. P read more..

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It's Time for Beautiful Feet

You don't need an excuse to have beautiful nails. Step outside without worrying about the appearance of your feet. read more..

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What Are Bunions?

Bunions are large bony bumps at the base of the big toe. Medically known as hallux valgus, a bunion is a misalignment of the metatarsophalangeal joint, or big toe joint. The misalignment will generall... read more..

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Surgeries for Bunions

A bunion is a bony bump on the big toe joint which may be painful, red, swollen, stiff, or sore. Over time, the bunion pushes the big toe out of alignment and towards the smaller toes. When conservati... read more..

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Foot Orthotics

Orthotics are shoe inserts that are meant to correct an irregular walking gait or provide cushioning to the feet.  Orthotics come in a variety of different models and sizes, including over-the-co... read more..

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What Are Orthotics?

Orthotics are inserts that are worn inside of the shoes to correct issues with foot deformities, foot alignment, or to relieve pressure from various foot conditions. Orthotics can help relieve foot pa... read more..

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Ingrown Toenails

Ingrown toenails (onychocryptosis) are a common foot ailment and it is very unpleasant to experience. The condition is caused by an increase in pressure from the ingrowth of the nail edge into the ski... read more..

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