Understanding Podiatry Concerns

Toenail Psoriasis Can Cause Changes To Your Nail And Pain When You Wear Shoes

24 April 2018
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If your toenails are thick and discolored, you might think you have a fungal infection, especially if you also have a rash between your toes. If over-the-counter treatments don't clear up the problem, then you should see a foot specialist for a diagnosis. It's possible that you have psoriasis. Psoriasis can affect the skin on your feet as well as your toenails. Here are some things to know about this foot condition. Read More …

Two Reasons Why You May Be Experiencing Big Toe Joint Pain

15 January 2018
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Although the big toe carries the name "big," it's actually a relatively small member of the total structure of your body. Regardless of how little this toe might be, the pain that it can give off when the joint becomes inflamed can overtake you, making it tough for you to stand up for any length of time. If the discomfort seems to come out of nowhere you are probably racking your brain trying to figure out what's causing it. Read More …

Experiencing Heel Pain? Ways To Ease The Pain On Your Own

30 October 2017
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If you are suffering from heel pain, you could potentially be suffering from plantar fasciitis. Fortunately, in most cases, this is a condition that does not require medical intervention and that you can treat and manage on your own. If you are suffering from heel pain, here are a few of the best tips to help ease the pain on your own. Stretch Your Feet If you are experiencing heel pain, stretching and flexing your foot is one of the best ways to ease the pain. Read More …

Treatments That Help Clear Up A Stubborn Fungal Infection In Your Toenail

16 October 2017
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Laser nail treatments are sometimes given by podiatrists to fight fungal infections because they have fewer side effects than oral medication. Treating a fungal infection of the toenails is often quite difficult since the infection is in the nail where topical creams can't reach. Laser light penetrates the nail so it can reach deep fungal infections to kill off the fungus and promote healing. Here are some tips for treating a fungal infection in your toenails that you can try along with laser treatments. Read More …

Tips For Dealing With A Toenail That May Fall Off

5 October 2017
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When one of your toes is injured, you'll often see the nail turn purple, then dark purple, and then even a shade close to black. The changing colors can often indicate that your toenail will eventually fall off. While you should plan to see a podiatrist at a location like Affiliated Ankle & Foot Care Center to ensure that nothing is wrong with the toe beyond the injury to the nail, he or she may simply advise you that the nail will soon fall off and another one will grow in its place. Read More …

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Understanding Podiatry Concerns

After I started focusing more and more on my overall health, I realized that there were a few challenges I was up against. For starters, I realized that I needed to take better care of my feet, since they had been causing me problems for quite some time. It was pretty nerve-wracking to go do the doctor at first, but before I knew it, I was able to get in, have my feet inspected, and start getting fitted for orthotics that would help. I wanted to create a blog all about understanding podiatry concerns, so that other people could make positive changes too.

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