Do I Have a Foot Ulcer?

What Is a Foot Ulcer? Foot ulcers are open sores in your skin that will not heal or keep returning. These sores result from the breakdown of the skin and tissues of the feet and ankles and can get infected. They can be shallow and only involve the surface of the skin, or they may...
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Heel Pain? It Could Be Plantar Fasciitis

What is Plantar Fasciitis? Are you experiencing pain at the bottom of your heel? Few things in life can completely disrupt normal daily living quite so much as foot pain that keeps you from moving around and doing the things you love. Plantar fasciitis typically causes a dull ache or a stabbing pain on the...

What Is a Matrixectomy? Do I Need One?

Why Would I Need a Matrixectomy? Do you consistently get ingrown toenails? Or maybe you have an ingrown toenail that lingers and won’t seem to go away. Ingrown toenails can be painful and keep you from enjoying your daily activities. Ingrown toenails can happen to anyone at any age. They can result from incorrect toenail...

Do I Have an Ingrown Toenail?

What’s an Ingrown Toenail? Ingrown toenails are a common foot condition where the toenail is curved and grows into the skin. This most commonly happens at the sides of the nail at the nail borders on the big toes. This digging in of the toenail can cause skin irritation, soreness and pain, redness, swelling, warmth...

Diabetes and Your Feet — The Importance of Diabetic Foot Care

You Have Diabetes. Now What? So, you’ve just been diagnosed with diabetes. There’s a lot for you to manage. You must check your blood sugar, be active, stay on top of your medications, make healthy food choices, and so much more. It can be overwhelming, to say the least. With so many things going on,...

The Diabetes Epidemic

What is Diabetes? November is diabetes awareness month, so what better time to learn about diabetes? Make sure you read our article that focuses more on diabetic foot care and the importance of working with a podiatrist if you currently suffer from diabetes. The number of Americans living with diabetes is staggering. 1.4 million Americans...