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Individualized Foot & Ankle Care With A Gentle Touch
Individualized Foot & Ankle Care With A Gentle Touch

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Bunions, plantar fasciitis, hammertoes and pain in the ball of the foot, among others, can be treated, before a patient goes under the knife, podiatrists say.

As more people experience painful problems with their feet, podiatrists are recommending they consider a range of nonsurgical treatments before choosing to go under the knife. Many patients have a misconception that most foot ailments can only be treated…
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Hammertoe is a contracture (bending) of one or both joints of the second, third, fourth, or fifth (little) toes. This abnormal bending can put pressure on the toe when wearing shoes, causing problems to develop. Hammertoes usually start out as mild…
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If you have #anklepain see your #podiatrist for a diagnosis.

At its mildest, ankle pain is uncomfortable. In its most severe cases, ankle pain can be debilitating, rendering the sufferer unable to walk. Most often, ankle pain is described as a dull, persistent ache that occurs when the ankles bear weight or when…
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Even tennis players need a #podiatrist who can provide treatment for a painful #mortonsneuroma - #nervepain

Many international tennis fans were saddened to learn about Milos Raonic. In the week before Memorial Day 2015, the 24-year-old, Canadian tennis player found himself in an unfortunate situation. The source of his consternation was an ongoing foot injury.…
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Visit a #Podiatrist to remove painful #PlantarWarts and #FootWarts.

Human papilloma virus has long been associated with a number of skin growths, including mosaic and plantar warts. Unlike some other warts commonly attributed to the virus, they are potentially hard to treat because of where they are located. Think about…
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If you have an #anklesprain from wearing high heels see your #podiatrist!

In May 2015, The Journal of Foot & Ankle Surgery® published a study that confirmed what podiatrists have known for decades. High-heel shoes may potentially cause wearers to experience ankle sprains as well as a cavalcade of other injuries. The study…
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Don’t let #bunion pain keep you down. Consult a #podiatrist for #BunionTreatment options

Bunions are deformities of the MTP (metatarsophalangeal) joint, which lies at the base of your big toe. This condition can severely affect your foot from functioning properly, as well as cause discomfort and damage your other toes. If you have a bunion,…
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Here are 5 #tips on how to comfort your tired, overworked flat feet. #Clearwater

Do you have overworked, flat feet that could use a little “me time?” Chances are you do. So, why not take time out and show those tired tootsies that you really do care about them? It’s a lot easier to get started than many overworked Americans think. To…
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Here are some great #tips on how your podiatrist can help you with pain from #achillestendinitis.

When we go outside to walk to the mailbox or sprint across the street, our Achilles tendon is hard at work. It is the large tendon that helps connect certain muscles in our legs to our heels. Consequently, it may act up after periods of extended use. When…
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Several athletes have had their season ended because of #FootandAnkle problems.

In late May 2015, several athletes with foot problems made the national news. Perhaps you’ve heard about the one involving basketball star, Kyle Korver? During an Eastern Conference final against the Cleveland Cavaliers, he unfortunately sprained his…
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