Corns and Calluses Are Different

Although they share many symptoms including thick, rough, flaky, or dry skin and tenderness or pain, corns and calluses are different. Foot corns are small, raised lumps that usually feature a hard center surrounded by an area of inflamed skin....
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When Should I Visit a Podiatrist?

A podiatrist is a doctor that specializes in the treatment of foot conditions. There are many issues with the feet that can develop that a podiatrist should address. For example, if you have a wound or sore that won’t heal,...
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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.
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What to Avoid When It Comes to High Heels

High heeled shoes may be fashionable, but they are not your best footwear option when it comes to maintaining the proper health of your feet. Wearing high heels, particularly shoes that are tight-fitting, narrow, or have excessively high heels,...
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Topical Treatments for Diabetic Foot Wounds

Those with diabetes may find that their feet are more prone to dryness, itchiness, bruising, cuts, scrapes, and sores. These seemingly minor issues can be dangerous for diabetic feet. Even small wounds may heal slowly and poorly, becoming infected,...
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Heel Pain Can Be Treated!

Do you suffer from heel pain when you get up in the morning? If so, you should seek the professional help of your podiatrist and have a proper diagnosis performed. Heel pain can be caused by several different foot-related...
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Why Does My Heel Hurt?

Heel pain is one of the most common issues treated by podiatrists. While about 7% of adults over the age of 65 experience some form of heel pain, it can affect individuals of all ages. There are many possible...
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What to Do to Avoid Running Injuries

If you are a runner, then you are likely familiar with the multitude of injuries that runners may incur. These can include muscle strains, ankle sprains, plantar fasciitis, Achilles tendon injuries, foot or ankle fractures, as well as many...
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Reminder: When Was the Last Time…?

Custom orthotics, or shoe inserts, should be periodically replaced. Orthotics must fit properly to give you the best results. Protect your feet and ankles!
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How Are Flat Feet Diagnosed in Children?

The majority of children are born with flat feet and gradually develop an arch during early childhood, typically between the ages of 3 and 5. Some children, however, continue to have flat feet past this age and even into...
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