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All About Bunion

Having a bunion can be a painful and frustrating foot condition in which a bump of bone builds up near the big toe joint. This same thing can occur near the small toe and is called a...

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Creative Wound Healing

Having a wound can be a very frustrating, time consuming and potentially limb or life threatening event in one’s life. Every wound should decrease in size by at least 50% in one month. If this does not...

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Bone Spur Myth.

Heel pain can often be debilitating and painful, interfering with our daily activities and ability to get our regular daily tasks done. Most types of heel pain can be avoided by wearing good shoes with a stiff...

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Fall Prevention

Every 1 second, an older adult falls. Every 20 minutes, an older adult dies from a fall in the US. This does not include all those who are injured. According to the CDC, 1 in 4 older...

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Easy Tips to Avoid Diabetic Foot Complications

Diabetes can often result in damage to the nerves to the feet from elevated sugars.  These sugars form an alcohol that ruins the insulation around the nerve.  When this happens it can result in painful neuropathy in...

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Mycosis

Mycosis

A very common condition of the toenail is nail fungus, also known as onychomycosis.  This can occur in people of all ages and at times can be seen in immunocompromised individuals, such as those with diabetes or...

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What Is An Ingrown Toenail

Ingrown toenails are a common nuisance but easy to treat. However, the potential of things going south during self-treatment is high, especially when they get infected. According to doctors, ingrown toenails are a common occurrence, with two...

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Patient Copartnership

While we want our providers to address our health problems and concerns, it is important to realize that in today’s ever-changing health care environment, we must take ownership over our own health care.  Our wellness is really...

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Wound Healing Tips

Wound Healing Tips

Healing a wound or ulceration can be a frustrating and challenging experience for patients, their families and even the providers on the wound care team. A comprehensive approach to healing is recommended and often incorporates a podiatrist,...

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