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Fast Facts on Diabetic Neuropathy

Diabetes can damage your nerves over time and lead to their deterioration and eventual death.  Burning and tingling sensations are warning signs that your nerves are having a difficult time…

New Ways to Fix Hammertoes

For the past few decades, surgeons have used the same method to hold the toe in place after hammertoe surgery.  Traditionally, they use a wire stabilize the toe for 4-6…

Peripheral Neuropathy Treatments

Peripheral neuropathy is the term used to describe damage to nerves of the peripheral nervous system.  It often causes numbness and pain in hands and feet.  Symptoms of peripheral neuropathy…

Why are my feet flat?

Adult-acquired flat foot is a condition that results in a fallen arch and the foot pointed outward.  This condition is most common in women over the age of 40.  A…

Do toads really cause warts?

Warts are one of several skin conditions that can be very painful.  They are caused by a virus which can enter the skin through small or invisible cuts and abrasions…

ABCDs of Skin Cancer

Skin cancers in the leg and foot have a very different appearance from those found in the rest of the body.  For this reason, a podiatrist’s knowledge and training is…

Runners Foot Pain

While running can be great for a person’s overall health, it is harder on the feet than any other physical activity.  Foot pain is common in both recreational and competitive…