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Can My Ingrown Toenail Heal on Its Own?

Can My Ingrown Toenail Heal on Its Own?

An ingrown toenail is one of the most common nail issues. In some cases, you can manage an ingrown toenail on your own, but if pain is severe or there are signs of infection, it’s best to get professional help.
Jan 8th, 2024
How Are Sports Injuries Different From Other Injuries?

How Are Sports Injuries Different From Other Injuries?

Foot and ankle injuries in sports pose unique challenges that set them apart from other athletic injuries. They require special care from a provider well-versed in the complexities of treating and recovering from this type of injury.
Dec 7th, 2023
Can Orthotics Correct My Bunions?

Can Orthotics Correct My Bunions?

Bunions are more than just a cosmetic concern. They're a source of discomfort, sometimes even pain. However, a simple addition to your footwear could provide relief and possibly reshape your walking journey.
Nov 10th, 2023
Are You Clipping Your Toenails Properly?

Are You Clipping Your Toenails Properly?

Believe it or not, there's a right way and a wrong way to clip your toenails. Proper toenail care can prevent a host of foot issues, from simple discomfort to serious infections. It’s time to review your technique.
Oct 1st, 2023
Do Bunions Resolve on Their Own?

Do Bunions Resolve on Their Own?

Bunions, unsightly bumps that develop on the side of your foot near your toes, can become a painful daily ordeal. While waiting to see if a bunion will go away may be your first instinct, it’s best to speak with a podiatrist and get treatment.
Sep 1st, 2023
Common Signs of Foot and Ankle Arthritis

Common Signs of Foot and Ankle Arthritis

Your feet carry you everywhere, supporting the weight of your body and the demands of your day. But when arthritis starts to set in, every step can become a painful reminder of this condition.
Aug 1st, 2023
5 Ways Diabetics Should Take Extra Care of Their Feet

5 Ways Diabetics Should Take Extra Care of Their Feet

Navigating life with diabetes can feel like a tightrope walk sometimes, with every step affecting your health. When it comes to foot care, this balance is even more crucial. Fortunately, daily routines can serve as powerful preventive measures.
Jul 12th, 2023
Can Orthotics Correct My Hammertoe?

Can Orthotics Correct My Hammertoe?

Don't let hammertoe stand in the way of your comfort and mobility. Explore whether orthotics could be the key to correcting this common foot deformity and helping you reclaim your active lifestyle.
Jun 7th, 2023
My Ankles Are Swollen and Painful: Do I Have Arthritis?

My Ankles Are Swollen and Painful: Do I Have Arthritis?

Ankle arthritis not only can slow you down, but it can cause pain and stiffness that gets in the way of enjoying your life to the fullest. Effective treatment can ease your pain, improve mobility, and help you feel better overall.
May 13th, 2023
My Toenail Fungus Is Embarrassing: Can You Help?

My Toenail Fungus Is Embarrassing: Can You Help?

With major health issues such as hypertension and diabetes to worry about, having toenail fungus may seem like a minor inconvenience, even if it’s embarrassing to bare your feet. But toenail fungus is more than a cosmetic issue. We can help.
Mar 12th, 2023

Recovering From Bunion Surgery: What to Expect

Bunions may take years to develop, but when they do, they can cause considerable pain. Surgery brings pain relief, restoration of foot function, and often an improved quality of life. Here’s what to expect as you recover from surgery.
Dec 7th, 2022
 When Can I Exercise Normally After an Ankle Sprain?

When Can I Exercise Normally After an Ankle Sprain?

Recovering from an ankle sprain takes time, and it’s important to avoid rushing back to your regular exercise routine because doing so can cause more harm than good and lead to chronic ankle problems. Get the facts on recovery here.
Oct 5th, 2022
Signs Your Ingrown Toenail Is Infected

Signs Your Ingrown Toenail Is Infected

While there are home remedies for ingrown toenails, if you suspect an infection or if you have diabetes, circulation issues, or numbness in your toes, contact a foot specialist immediately. Here’s how you know you’re dealing with an infection.
Sep 1st, 2022
How to Prevent Diabetic Foot Ulcers

How to Prevent Diabetic Foot Ulcers

Foot ulcers are an all-too common consequence of diabetes. Not everyone with diabetes will develop foot ulcers, but those who do require prompt care from a foot and ankle specialist to avoid complications. Here’s how to prevent trouble.
Aug 8th, 2022
Ways to Reduce Your Lingering Bunion Pain

Ways to Reduce Your Lingering Bunion Pain

Bunions can cause considerable pain when you wear shoes and even make it difficult to walk. Typically a progressive problem, bunions can worsen without intervention. A podiatrist can help you get relief.
Jul 1st, 2022
Are Your Shoes to Blame for Feet Problems?

Are Your Shoes to Blame for Feet Problems?

Wearing the wrong shoes can be a pain — literally. Ill-fitting shoes can cause a host of foot and ankle problems that, if left untreated, may lead to chronic pain and affect your mobility.
Jun 16th, 2022
Reasons Why You Should Always Wear Clean, Dry Socks

Reasons Why You Should Always Wear Clean, Dry Socks

Socks are more than a fashion item; they’re important to your foot health. By understanding why socks matter, and making sure you’re always wearing a clean and dry pair, you’re setting yourself up for healthy feet.
May 17th, 2022
How to Spot Diabetic Nerve Damage

How to Spot Diabetic Nerve Damage

Diabetes affects circulation and sensation, which puts you at risk of complications. Elevated blood sugar can silently damage your nerves even years before you’re diagnosed with diabetes. As a result, you must take special care of your feet.
Apr 7th, 2022
What Athletes Should Know About Plantar Fasciitis

What Athletes Should Know About Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis can threaten your ability to engage in your favorite sports and activities. Fortunately, it’s a very common and treatable foot and ankle condition. See an expert for diagnosis and treatment.
Mar 13th, 2022
Post-Traumatic Arthritis: How It Affects Feet

Post-Traumatic Arthritis: How It Affects Feet

It seems unfair that an old injury can come back to haunt you. However, that’s exactly what happens in the case of post-traumatic arthritis, which can develop after an injury to your foot or ankle. Learn more about it here.
Jan 1st, 2022
Bunions: Common Causes

Bunions: Common Causes

A bunion can lead to pain and serious foot problems. The sooner you seek medical and evaluation and treatment, the sooner you can get relief and improve your foot health. Learn more about the causes behind bunions here, as well as how we treat them.
Dec 7th, 2021
Do High Heels Cause Hammertoes?

Do High Heels Cause Hammertoes?

There is a link between hammertoe and wearing high heels. If you regularly wear high heels for several hours, you increase your risk of developing a number of foot and ankle problems, including hammertoe.
Nov 3rd, 2021
6 Symptoms of Ankle Arthritis

6 Symptoms of Ankle Arthritis

Ankle arthritis can make it painful to do simple everyday activities like climbing stairs. Are you experiencing symptoms of arthritis in your ankles? Treatment to reduce pain and stiffness can help you do the things you enjoy.
Oct 4th, 2021
Common Causes of an Ingrown Toenail

Common Causes of an Ingrown Toenail

An ingrown toenail can irritate your toe and cause redness, swelling, and pain. If pain is significant, or if you tend to have a recurring problem, a podiatrist can take steps to relieve the pain and prevent complications.
Sep 1st, 2021
How Orthotics Help With Plantar Fasciitis

How Orthotics Help With Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis affects over 1 million Americans per year, leaving many with untreated heel pain. Custom orthotics can dramatically reduce symptoms of plantar fasciitis. Here’s what you need to know.
Aug 4th, 2021

The Most Common Symptoms of Hammertoe

Hammertoes are characterized as a foot deformity, and you may experience long term pain if your hammertoe goes untreated. Luckily, there are signs and symptoms to keep a lookout for so you can get prompt treatment.
Jun 24th, 2021

Why You Should Never Ignore an Ingrown Toenail

An ingrown toenail occurs when the sides of the nail curl down and dig into the skin of your toe, causing pain. You don’t want to ignore an ingrown toenail, however, because if untreated, it can lead to problems more serious than discomfort and pain.
May 19th, 2021

Here’s How You Can Prevent Bunions

Bunions can be painful if they aren’t treated properly. The good news is that you can help prevent them by wearing the right shoe, exercising, and following the advice of a podiatrist.
Apr 15th, 2021

3 of the Most Common Risk Factors of Plantar Fasciitis

Could you be at risk for developing plantar fasciitis? This foot condition can cause severe pain and even limit your ability to move. Keep reading to learn what you need to know about the risk factors for plantar fasciitis.
Mar 23rd, 2021