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No Doubt - Gout is Painful

Gout is a painful inflammatory disease that affects hundreds of thousands of people in Texas and the world. Typically, it only affects one joint at a time; typically in the big toe. This is why there is podiatrist gout treatment in Magnolia...

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Metatarsalgia

Defining Metatarsalgia  The foot has 28 bones. Five of them called the metatarsals extend from the base of the toes to the ankle.  Metarsa i...
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Why Are My Toenails Discolored?

Sometimes those perfect “little piggies” can get a little sickly looking. When toenails turn from their usual clear hue to an unusual color,...
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Crossover Toes

When your toes aren’t positioned with one right next to the other in a row but instead you have a toe that is overlapping, it is a condition...
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Learning More About Hammertoes

Does one of your toes curl or bend upwards? It could be caused by a deformity known as hammer toe. Learn more about this condition and how i...
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How Do You Treat a Toe Cyst?

If you have a cyst on your toe, you may notice a small bump. This small bump may look red and inflamed, much like a bug bite, it may look li...
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Why Do We Get Foot Pain While Skiing, and How Do We Resolve It?

Too many people come away from a long day on the slopes with sore ankles, burning insteps or tender heels. But it doesn’t have to be that wa...
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Toe Fungus Treatment Options

Toenail fungus is one of the most common foot ailments we see at our offices in The Woodlands and Magnolia, TX. It can be a complex conditio...
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What to Know About an Ingrown Toenail

Having an ingrown toenail is a relatively common condition that occurs when the side or corners of your toenail grows into the soft sides of...

Can Doctors Do Anything For a Broken Toe?

Has social distancing got you wondering if you need to go to the doctor or stay home? When you drop a weight on your toe or stub it, it’s di...