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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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. TheseRead more
  • 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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  • Being Proactive About Your Feet If You Have Diabetes

    Tips to Protect Your Feet if You Have Diabetes How Does Diabetes Affect Your Feet? People with diabetes are prone to foot problems caused by prolonged periods of high blood sugar. There are two main foot problems, each of which can have serious complications. You can take several steps to help keep your feet in

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