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3 Common Toenail Issues -- and How to Care for Them

A broken or inflamed toenail may not sound like a big deal, until you are limping around and unable to wear your favorite shoes. Learning more about the most common toenail issues ensures you know what to do and when to come into the office...

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The Top 5 Health Effects of Wearing High Heels

High heels are a wardrobe staple for many fashion-minded women. This particular accessory does have downfalls, unfortunately, including a nu...
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What are Podiatrists — and How Can They Help?

If you suffer an injury or develop a medical condition affecting the feet, ankles or lower legs, your physician may refer you to a podiatris...
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3 Reasons Why You Need to Use Your Medical Benefits Before 2019 Ends

The end of the year is almost here. If you have not already done so, you might want to consider making an appointment with a medical profess...
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Everything You Need to Know About Toenail Fungus

More formally known as onychomoycosis (on-ih-koh-my-KOH-sis), this fairly common condition isn’t quite as scary as it may sound. However, it...
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Is My Child's Foot Fractured?

There are many tiny bones in the foot, so it can be difficult to see a serious injury like a fracture, especially in children. Tiny bones ar...
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Understanding the Impact of Rheumatoid Arthritis on Your Feet

As rheumatoid arthritis (RA) starts to develop, the feet are often the first place to feel the symptoms. This chronic inflammatory disorder ...
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The Many Benefits of Foot Stretching

Do your feet hurt? You are not alone – a recent survey by the American Podiatric Medical Association found that 77 percent of people in the ...
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Aging Feet and Ankles

Over time, your body begins to show the effects of aging. Skin sags, wrinkles form and age spots may appear. Your feet and ankles are not im...
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Pregnancy and Your Feet

As a woman, you know that your body undergoes many physical changes during pregnancy. Even your feet are not immune to these changes! Consid...