A Foot to Stand On

Ingrown Toenail? Treatments That Can Help

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Ingrown toenails occur when the side of the nail grows in towards the skin next to the toe or curls in towards the nail bed, rather than up. If you have an ingrown toenail, you’ll often know it because of the distinct pain in the side of the toe where the toenail is growing in. Proper treatment of an ingrown toenail is important, as leaving it to grow the way that it is can not only be painful, it can be the cause for a number of other issues such as a change in your gait or a hindrance from activities.…

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Bunion Surgery: Your Path Towards Freedom

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Imagine being able to walk without pain. If you have bunions, this might seem like a far-off dream — one you’ve long assumed you’d never be able to live again. However, with surgery, it can be your reality. For many, bunion surgery is a path towards freedom, in spite of the pain and discomfort experienced during the recovery period. Here’s a closer look at the freedoms you’ll experience if you choose to go through with the surgery.…

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Signs That Mean You Need To See A Podiatrist

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Most everyone suffers from minor foot pain or gets an occasional blister every once in a while. These minor problems typically resolve themselves on their own without any treatment. Sometimes, however, more serious signs and symptoms necessitate the expertise of a foot specialist. Here are some signs that you may need to see a podiatrist as soon as possible.  Foot Swelling If you develop foot or ankle swelling, also known as edema, see your foot specialist right away.…

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