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Morton’s Neuroma is Capable of Sidelining Tennis Pros and Amateurs Alike

Posted by on Aug 25, 2015 in Neuroma Treatment | Comments Off on Morton’s Neuroma is Capable of Sidelining Tennis Pros and Amateurs Alike

Many international tennis fans were saddened to learn about Milos Raonic. In the week before Memorial Day 2015, the 24-year-old, Canadian tennis player found himself in an unfortunate situation. The source of his consternation was an ongoing foot injury. For those that may have missed the sports headlines, he had Morton’s neuroma. The tennis pro tried surgical intervention to correct the problem but has yet to fully recover. For many people who undergo a neurectomy, the post-surgery recovery period...

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Podiatry Team’s Best Summertime Advice for Families

Posted by on Aug 19, 2015 in General Foot Care, Ingrown Toenails | Comments Off on Podiatry Team’s Best Summertime Advice for Families

Before long, everyone will likely be running off to the beach or some great, vacation destination. And we know that means there will be a lot of bare feet on display. Although it is fun to bare it all from time to time, it can also create podiatry problems for men, women and children. So we wanted to help families out by sharing our podiatry team’s best summertime tips: Don’t forget about what may be lurking on or just...

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Get Rid of Foot Corns and Calluses Before Warm Weather Arrives

Posted by on Aug 12, 2015 in Foot Corns & Calluses | Comments Off on Get Rid of Foot Corns and Calluses Before Warm Weather Arrives

Warm weather is coming and your tootsies need to be in excellent condition to pull off the hottest looks. Unfortunately right now, they’re literally a train wreck waiting to happen. You’ve got foot corns and calluses, not to mention ratty cuticles and discolored nails. What to do, what to do? We know, try these great podiatrist approved tips and get rid of those problems before the sun shines: Soak your feet for 30 minutes then rub those softened calluses...

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Diabetic Foot Care Tips

Posted by on Aug 4, 2015 in Diabetic Foot Care | Comments Off on Diabetic Foot Care Tips

Diabetes can cause problems with your feet. Foot disorders are some of the most prevalent and neglected health issues in the United States. Diabetes often reduces blood flow to your feet and this can lead to oxygen deprivation. The results are diabetic nerve damage that causes numbness as well as sores and infections. Several diabetic foot care tips are below. Daily Inspection: Diabetes may cause numbness in your feet making it hard to detect an infection. You should check...

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Morton’s Neuromas: A Common, Painful Condition

Posted by on Jul 29, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Morton’s Neuromas: A Common, Painful Condition

Have you ever felt excruciating pain in the ball of your foot? Was it enough to make you remove your shoes and check for small, foreign objects? If you didn’t find anything inside of your shoes, you could be suffering from Morton’s neuromas. Here’s a rudimentary summary of the condition and what can be done about it: If you were to look at the anatomy of a human foot, you would discover what’s known as the intermetatarsal plantar nerve....

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Athletes with Foot Problems Make News Again in May 2015

Posted by on Jul 23, 2015 in Foot & Ankle Surgery, Running Injuries, Sports Injuries | Comments Off on Athletes with Foot Problems Make News Again in May 2015

In late May 2015, several athletes with foot problems made the national news. Perhaps you’ve heard about the one involving basketball star, Kyle Korver? During an Eastern Conference final against the Cleveland Cavaliers, he unfortunately sprained his right ankle. The 34-year-old pro is expected to spend some time off of the courts recovering. Of course that’s the kind of news that will likely dampen the mood of even the most optimistic Atlanta Hawks...

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Achilles Tendonitis: Rely on Podiatrists to Provide the Best Solutions

Posted by on Jul 15, 2015 in Achilles Tendinitis, Running Injuries | Comments Off on Achilles Tendonitis: Rely on Podiatrists to Provide the Best Solutions

When we go outside to walk to the mailbox or sprint across the street, our Achilles tendon is hard at work. It is the large tendon that helps connect certain muscles in our legs to our heels. Consequently, it may act up after periods of extended use. When the Achilles tendon has clearly been overworked, it has a tendency to stiffen, swell up and feel tender to the touch. It’s a condition that podiatrists call Achilles tendonitis. What is...

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