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Suffering from Athletes Foot?     Athletes foot is a common problem caused by a fungus infection of the skin. The name tends to be a source of confusion, it's not just athletes and weekend warriors who get athletes foot. The foot is at high risk for fungus infections; wearing socks and shoes tends to create a dark, moist, warm environment...
Welcome to Toenails 101: Just the Basics and FAQ How does my nail stay attached to my toe? Your toenail dives under the skin on three sides, just for a few millimeters. This keeps the nail tacked to your toe and keeps debris from getting underneath the nail plate.   How does my nail grow? There is a line of cells called the Nail Matrix...

Posted by on in Common Foot Disorders
All the ANSWERS to Toenail Fungus      On average, it takes about 6-9 months for patients to notice the results of treatment for thickened, discolored, and unsightly nails. That’s a long time! With this lengthy time frame, how can patients be truly confident that their nail treatment plan is being effective?        Antifungal nail treatments have evolved greatly over time. Between...
Struggling with Plantar Warts or Nail Fungus? Plantar warts and nail fungus affect people of all ages and backgrounds. It is seen among people who play sports, children, adolescents, or the elderly. There is no reason to hide your toes or nails anymore. Laser Treatment is the answer. With as few as one to two treatments you can rid warts and nail...

Posted by on in Diabetic foot care
Have you ever wondered why do some people's feet smell? Have you ever wondered how you can take care of your smelly feet? Well lucky for you, as a foot doctor I have an answer to both questions.
Summer time is upon us again. As we engage in more outdoor activities, whether it be long days on the beach, family functions, or sporting events, it is of utmost importance that foot care stays on the forefront.

Posted by on in Sports and injuries
Many individuals have never gone to visit a podiatrist or neglect to think that their feet should be check just like their teeth. When some people finally decide to see a foot & ankle specialists, they notice had they went a long time ago, possible issues could have been caught and treated in the early stages....
Emmanuel Burris of the San Francisco Giant's was concerned when he felt pain in his foot after hitting a double in a spring training game this Wednesday. His surgically-repaired foot may possibly setback the 25 year old's chances of cracking San Francisco's Opening Day Roster. Giant's manager Bruce Bochy stated, "he was very discouraged." Like Burris,...

Posted by on in Sports and injuries
Athlete's foot is a skin disease caused by a fungus, usually occurring between the toes.The fungus most commonly attacks the feet because shoes create a warm, dark, and humid environment which encourages fungus growth.The warmth and dampness of areas around swimming pools, showers, and locker rooms are also breeding grounds for fungi. Because the infection was...
While there are many skin conditions that can affect the feet, athlete’s foot is one of the most common. Athlete’s foot can be very painful and take away from a healthy, active lifestyle. However, it is relatively easy to cure, with the help of your podiatric physician.Athlete’s foot is a skin disease caused by a fungus,...

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