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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»

Non-Surgical Treatments For Ingrown Toenails

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Ingrown toenails can cause severe pain, inflammation, and infection. They can be caused by improperly trimming the toenails, tight shoes, and injuries to the toe. In severe cases, your podiatrist may need to perform a surgical procedure to remove the tissue in which the toenail is embedded. While you should make an appointment with your podiatrist to evaluate your ingrown toenail, consider the following conservative non-surgical treatments while you are waiting for your doctor’s appointment. Read More»

Three Signs It's More Than A Twisted Ankle

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Most people occasionally take a bad step and strain or twist their ankle a little. In many cases, the soreness lasts a few minutes or a few hours, and then you forget the bad step even happened. But sometimes, the ankle problem is more serious than that. What are the indications that you’re dealing with more than just a twisted ankle? Here’s a look. 1. Your ankle swells. Minor strains do not usually cause inflammation — at least not inflammation that is readily apparent through your skin. Read More»