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Is That Bump On Your Toe A Bunion? How To Tell And What You Can Do

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Bunions occur when your big toe is pushed in towards the other toes and the bone below pushes out, causing pain in the foot. The bone that protrudes begins to rub on all of your shoes and can cause even more severe pain. The toes that are being squished together can also be in pain as well. If you have this painful bump on your foot, it could be a bunion. Read More»

When Should You See A Podiatrist

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Pain or discomfort in your lower limbs can be a significant obstacle to enjoying your everyday life. This issue may be a result of underlying medical conditions such as diabetes and prior injuries. An experienced podiatrist is proficient in all matters concerning your foot health. They will work to get to the root of the problem and recommend various treatment options for you.  Your foot doctor will focus on just your feet after assessing your entire limb structure from the hip downwards. Read More»

Why Are Your Feet Hurting? What You Can Do

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If your feet are hurting you, it can make even mundane tasks uncomfortable and painful. Your foot pain may be caused by a number of things, including wearing the wrong shoes, an injury that has gone untreated, or a foot issue that needs to be treated. If your feet are hurting you, you need to do something about it to take care of this problem so you aren’t in constant pain. Read More»

How Will A Foot Doctor Treat Your Onychomycosis?

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Toenail fungus, which is more formally known as onychomycosis, can be difficult to get rid of on your own. Some people try using various essential oils and over-the-counter antifungal creams, but these remedies are rarely effective. In the cases where they are effective, they often take a very long time to work. Your best bet, if you have onychomycosis, is to see a foot doctor. Here are a few of the treatments they may administer or recommend. Read More»

Why Keeping Your Feet Healthy With Podiatry Foot Care Is Important

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Consider how much stress is placed on your feet each day. Your feet transport you around every day inside and outside your home. It’s a wonder that your feet are still there at your beck and call. Sometimes people have foot problems of one kind or another, but they fail to seek foot care. The discomfort you feel in one or both of your feet can get worse if you neglect to seek podiatry care and treatment for your ailing feet. Read More»

How Plantar Warts Affect Your Feet

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One of the reasons for visiting a foot specialist is for plantar warts. Most plantar warts don’t cause problems, but some can get large and uncomfortable. They can also be hard to diagnose because they don’t look like other types of warts. Here is more information about plantar warts, their cause and treatment, and how a podiatrist can help with relief. What are Plantar Warts? Plantar warts are unusual wart-like growths that grow on the bottom of the foot. Read More»

High Arches? 2 Podiatry Treatment Options

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If you have high arches, then you may experience some foot pain at some point in your life. If the pain is keeping you from completing your daily tasks or interfering with work, then you should speak to a podiatrist about the problem. The professional can help to reduce pain by using one of the following techniques: Custom Orthotics High arches are often the result of genetics, meaning that you were born with arches that are higher than usual. Read More»

How To Deal With Your Plantar Fasciitis

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Plantar fasciitis is a condition of the foot where the tendon in the foot becomes thick. It usually isn’t painful when you are moving, as the tendon is stretched out, but when you are at rest, the tendon thickens in the foot again. When you first awake, you may feel pain when you take those first steps out of bed, which is because that tendon is attempting to stretch again. The thickening of the band can be caused by a number of things, including from wearing shoes that aren’t properly fitting shoes (too tight, too small, too narrow, not enough support). Read More»

Soccer Players, These Are All Signs You Need To See A Podiatrist

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If you are a soccer player, then you are well aware that the sport is hard on your feet. Not only do you spend hours every week running, but you also kick a ball, twist in the grass a lot, and jump up and down. Over time, this activity can add up and cause damage, but the secret to a long career is learning to recognize injuries and ailments in their early stages — and then seek treatment. Read More»

Cosmetic Toe Surgery: It's Not All About Vanity

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 Cosmetic surgery is often thought of as a surgery for the vain. However, when it comes to cosmetic foot surgery, it’s not all about vanity. It’s true some people have cosmetic surgery to make the feet appear smaller or to add collagen to their heels. But for some, cosmetic toe surgery or foot surgery is about alleviating pain and discomfort. Foot Deformities and Problems It’s not uncommon for people to develop deformities on the feet due to corns, calluses, bunions, hammertoes, or other issues. Read More»