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Signs of an Ingrown Toenail

An ingrown toenail, a common yet uncomfortable condition, occurs when the edge of a toenail grows into the surrounding skin. This often happens on the big toenail. Typical signs include redness and swelling around the affected area, and pain...
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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!
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Dealing with Acquired Flat Foot

Dealing with acquired flat feet, also known as posterior tibial tendon dysfunction, or PTTD, requires looking into its causes and symptoms. PTTD is an acquired, progressive disease of the foot and ankle that is seen commonly in middle-aged patients....
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Symptoms of Heel Spurs

A heel spur is a sharp, bony outgrowth often resulting from irritation of the plantar fascia, known as plantar fasciitis. Increased strain on the Achilles tendon can exacerbate this growth, either beneath the foot, a lower heel spur, or...
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Foot Injuries From Running

Foot injuries are common among runners, and often stem from overuse, wearing improper footwear, or biomechanical issues. Conditions like plantar fasciitis, stress fractures, and Achilles tendinitis are prevalent. Plantar fasciitis causes heel pain due to inflammation of the tissue...
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Taking Care of Children’s Foot Health

Tending to children’s foot health from birth to the early stages of walking and throughout their growth is important. At birth, baby feet are soft and flexible, with bones that are still forming. Proper foot care involves keeping them...
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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.
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Understanding How Fungus Infects the Toenail

Toenail fungus, medically termed onychomycosis, is a common fungal infection that affects millions of people worldwide. Fungi thrive in warm, moist environments, making the feet susceptible to infection, particularly in damp socks and shoes. When fungi, such as dermatophytes,...
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Symptoms and Risk Factors of Gout

Gout is caused by the accumulation of uric acid crystals in joints, often affecting the big toe. Gout is notorious for its intense pain, which frequently flares up at night. Although commonly associated with men over 45, gout can...
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Osteoarthritis in the Big Toe

Osteoarthritis, or OA, in the big toe is medically referred to as hallux rigidus. This progressive and degenerative condition is characterized by the breakdown of cartilage at the first metatarsophalangeal, or MTP, joint. As the cartilage in the MTP...
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