Foot & Ankle Specialty Blog

5 Things You Need to Know About Athlete’s Foot

Posted by Sweeney Content Team on Jan 18, 2019 6:02:33 PM

Are you concerned that you may have athlete’s foot? One of the telltale signs of the fungus that causes athlete’s foot is itching and burning between the toes. The fungus tends to grow best in confined and sweaty conditions.

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Topics: athletes foot, Infections

The Downside of Salon Pedicures: Understand Your Risks

Posted by Sweeney Content Team on Jun 20, 2017 8:06:04 PM
As the weather warms, the sandals and open shoes come out of hibernation. Feet and legs are on display. Many flock to their favorite salon for a pedicure. Before you schedule that pedicure appointment, you should know the downside of salon pedicures.

Modern salons are beautifully designed. With custom lighting, mirrors and elegant decor, it’s easy to forget about the problems of the world and about safeguarding your health.

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Topics: Infections

Did You Know?

The human foot has 28 bones, 33 joints, 107 ligaments, 19 muscles and numerous tendons that work together to keep you balanced and active. When there’s an injury or pain with any of them, it affects more than just your foot. Foot disorders can prevent you from performing your regular daily activities or enjoying the things you love.

75% of all Americans will experience foot problems at some point in their lifetime. This blog provides helpful information and resources regarding the most common foot problems. If you’d like more information about any of the topics, or to schedule an appointment with a foot and ankle specialist, contact us today.

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