Ingrown Toenails: Frequently Asked Questions

9 November 2021
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An ingrown toenail is a condition that arises when the corner or side of the nail penetrates into the skin of your toe. This mostly affects the big toenail. Here is some basic information on ingrown toenails.  What Causes Ingrown Toenails? A variety of things can cause ingrown toenails. These include trauma, poorly fitting shoes, and improper trimming of nails. Trauma like repeated pressure on your toe or dropping something on your toe can lead to an ingrown toenail. Read More 

What You Might Expect With Foot Surgery To Repair A Ruptured Achilles Tendon

3 June 2021
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A torn or ruptured Achilles tendon can be a serious injury that causes you to be sidelined from participating in sports until your foot has healed. A torn tendon can sometimes heal on its own with medical treatment such as wearing a cast, but in some cases, foot surgery is needed. Your podiatrist might recommend surgery if you're active in sports so the risk of further damage to your tendon is reduced. Read More 

Intermittent Pain On Outside Of Ankle? You May Have Peroneal Tendonitis

1 November 2018
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There are many causes of having intermittent pain on the outside of your ankle, also known as lateral foot pain, including peroneal tendonitis. To help you determine what is wrong you need to see a foot and ankle specialist. This type of doctor specializes in this type of problem, as well as many other foot and ankle problems. To help you, below is more information about peroneal tendonitis, as well as the treatment options you have. Read More 

Common Reasons For Foot Pain

18 June 2018
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People often look at foot pain as a minor problem until they experience it. When your feet are uncomfortable, everyday tasks like walking become straining and painful. If you are experiencing foot pain, getting to the bottom of the problem should be your main priority. Continue reading to learn some of the common reasons for foot pain. Shoe Choices The shoes you're wearing could be the reason for your foot pain. Read More 

Answers To 3 Common Questions About Your Fungal Toenail Infection

11 July 2016
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If you have recently noticed that one or more of your toenails has thickened, changed color, taken on a new shape or is more prone to splitting, it is a good idea to see your podiatrist. Unfortunately, those symptoms may indicate that you have developed a toenail fungus. If left untreated, symptoms will often worsen, resulting in pain or even a bacterial infection. Since it is common to be unfamiliar with fungal infections of the toenail, being aware of the following questions and answers about this common health problem will be very helpful. Read More