• Can I injure my feet from overuse?

    Foot and Ankle Injuries Injuries to your feet and ankles are quite common and can even result from overuse. In most cases, foot and ankle injuries don’t require immediate medical attention. That’s the good news. In fact, many injuries can be simply treated with rest, ice, splinting, and over-the-counter pain relief. But, if you still

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  • Kohler’s Disease

    Kohler’s Disease is a spontaneous loss of blood supply to a particular bone in the foot. Treatments may include cast immobilization, reduced activities and foot orthotics or inserts.

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  • What to do about my Toenail Fungus?

    Toenail fungus treatments include a wide variety of options First, let’s define toenail fungus Toenail fungus (onychomycosis) is caused by fungi known as dermophytes, which thrives on skin, hair, and nails. The fungus gets under the nail and begins to grow, damaging the nail so it discolors, becoming white, brown, or yellow. Eventually, the nail

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  • I have type 2 Diabetes…Is my foot wound serious?

    Seven Ways to Care for Foot Wounds If You Have Type 2 Diabetes Foot wounds can lead to serious complications for people with type 2 Diabetes. For this reason, it’s important to protect your feet and treat any cuts, scrapes, or callouses right away. If you have type 2 Diabetes, even a small cut or

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  • Over view of Foot and Ankle Problems

    Foot and ankle problems usually fall into the following categories: Acquired from improper footwear, physical stress, or small mechanical changes within the foot. Arthritic foot problems, which typically involve one or more joints. Congenital foot problems, which occur at birth and are generally inherited. Infectious foot problems, which are caused by bacterial, viral, or fungal

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  • What Caused My Foot Ulcer?

    And, Why Won’t My Foot Ulcer Go Away? Five Reasons Why You May Have Developed a Non-Healing Foot Ulcer An ulcer is an open wound on the skin that will not heal. Ulcers usually begin as an area of redness on the skin. The area may have a different firmness or temperature than the surrounding

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  • Rare Foot Disorders That Can Cause Serious Damage

    Rare Foot Disorders That Can Cause Serious Damage

    Rare Foot Disorders That Can Cause Serious Damage in Young Adults   Three Rare Foot Disorders Most foot pain has a fairly simple cause and proper evaluation identifies the specific problem to help get the invested care needed. Not all conditions are simple, however. In some cases, unusual or hard-to-diagnose conditions cause significant discomfort. These

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  • Can EPAT help me?

    Extracorporeal Pulse Activation Technology (EPAT®) What is EPAT®? Extracorporeal Pulse Activation Technology (EPAT®) is the most advanced and highly effective, non-invasive treatment method cleared by the FDA. This proprietary technology is based on a unique set of pressure waves that stimulate the metabolism, enhance blood circulation and accelerate the healing process. Damaged tissue gradually regenerates and eventually

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  • Common and uncommon foot issues

    Why do my feet hurt? Your feet are an integral part of your everyday life, and they experience a lot of wear and tear. In fact, it’s estimated that you’ll likely have walked 75,000 miles by age 50. Because of all this use, chances are you’ll develop a foot problem or two throughout your life.

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  • Child Foot Problem: Why Its Important to Look Early

    Why it’s important to start early looking after your child’s feet. Keeping Your Child’s Feet Healthy It’s important to start looking after your kids’ feet as early as possible. Keeping your kids’ feet healthy now, will ensure they avoid foot problems later on in life. Here are some tips to help your kids’ feet stay

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