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Bunions: Signs, Symptoms and Treatments

The bunion toe deformity is a hard, bony growth that often affects the joint of the big toe causing the toe to bend and push into the other toes, which can cause those toes to overlap. A similar condition occurs with the pinky toe and is called a bunionette. Both conditions are the result of […]

3 Causes of Severe Heel Pain

You have a huge amount of nerve endings in your feet, and even a blister on your heel can cause severe pain. By getting correctly fitted footwear and a computerized walking gait analysis with your foot doctor’s help, you can avoid many foot problems that can lead to heel pain. Custom formed orthotic inserts can […]

Why Does the Top of My Foot Hurt?

Pain on the top of the foot is often caused by dropping something heavy or from a fracture or other foot or ankle injury. Radiating pain from different conditions and other parts of the foot or ankle can also appear on the top of your foot, so be sure to see your foot doctor to […]

You Can Prevent Fungal Toenails

A fungal toenail infection can take a long time to develop, and you may not even notice there’s a problem until the toenail starts to discolor and become thicker and more brittle. While there are various topical and oral medications available for treating the infection, the best course of action is to avoid the condition […]

4 Reasons to See Your Foot Doctor

The many bones, ligaments, muscles, and other tissues that make up your feet and ankles can take a lot of abuse.  Inevitably some foot or ankle injury or illness can have you suddenly sidelined. Keeping regular appointments with your foot doctor can catch problems before they worsen and prevent serious complications. 4 reasons you should […]

3 Common Causes of Arch Pain

Your arch has three segments, two that run along the length and one that runs across the width of your foot. With the many other ligaments, tendons, and muscles that interact with the arch, it’s generally only a matter of time before the average person experiences direct or radiating arch pain and discomfort. Talk to […]

How to Treat Your Feet When You Have Diabetes

November is American Diabetes Month. It’s a perfect time to remember and spread the word that you can avoid diabetic foot complications with proper diet, medication, and regular visits with your foot doctor to catch any foot and ankle problems before they can worsen. It is especially true for unnoticed infected cuts that can quickly become gangrenous […]

4 Foot Problems Common in Kids

In the early years, as your kids develop, you need to pay attention to their actions to get a jump on any foot or ankle problems they may be having. Foot dragging, limping, or tiptoeing could be the indication of a problem. Fortunately, many childhood foot care issues are growth-related and will tend to correct […]

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