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Is Your Lifestyle Affecting Your Gout Symptoms?

While some characteristics can increase your risk of a gout attack, lifestyle factors can also contribute to the onset of symptoms. Learn about the relationship between gout and lifestyle and how changing these variables can affect symptoms.

Apr 1st, 2021
Is Surgery Required for Hammertoes?

You may be able to correct the pain and embarrassment of a hammertoe without surgery. While surgery may be the only choice for severe cases, many patients get results with one of several conservative treatments. Here’s what you need to know.

Mar 2nd, 2021
Signs of a Diabetic Foot Ulcer

It can be easy to overlook the initial stages of a diabetic foot ulcer since it can resemble a harmless sore. But ignoring this condition can lead to a deep infected wound. Find out how to recognize this condition and avoid complications.

Feb 2nd, 2021
Noncosmetic Reasons to Get Rid of Your Hammertoe

While having a hammertoe can make it embarrassing to bare your feet in sandals, this deformity can affect more than your foot’s appearance. Find out how hammertoe correction can improve your foot’s functionality as well as the way you move.

Jan 1st, 2021
What Happens After You Get a Toenail Removed?

While it may be disturbing to consider toenail removal, this procedure may be the only solution for severe cases of toenail fungus or a painful ingrown toenail. Find out what to expect if this procedure is recommended for your toenail condition.

Dec 1st, 2020
Why You Shouldn't Ignore Nail Fungus

Your yellow, thickening, or crumbling toenails could be a sign of toenail fungus. Without treatment, this condition can affect more than the appearance of your feet. Find out why prompt diagnosis and care are so important.

Nov 1st, 2020
Foot Care Tips for Diabetics

There’s more to managing diabetes than monitoring blood sugar levels. Preventing complications from diabetes requires daily foot care and regular podiatry exams. Find out how this chronic disease can damage your feet and how to prevent problems.

Oct 14th, 2020
What To Do About Corns and Calluses

Are you wondering how to handle the discomfort of corns and calluses? Find out how to get relief and restore your feet so they look good and feel terrific.

Sep 11th, 2020
5 Major Benefits of Supportive Flats

While high heels can cause a wide range of long-term foot problems, wearing flat shoes isn’t always a healthy solution. Find out how supportive flats differ from other types of flat shoes and how they can make a difference in your foot health.

Aug 1st, 2020
COVID-19: What You Can do to Boost Your Immune System

Can you really enhance your immune system’s ability to prevent or quickly overcome viral illnesses like COVID-19? Yes, and it may be easier than you think. Find out what the experts say about keeping your immune system healthy and in fighting shape.

Apr 1st, 2020
How to Recognize If You Have Foot Problems

Wondering what to do about your nagging foot pain? Find out how to identify the signs of common foot problems and when it’s time to visit a specialist for treatment.

Feb 11th, 2020
When You Should Have Your Feet Examined for Hammertoe

Hammertoe, a condition where your toe bends downward at the middle joint, is usually the result of tight-fitting shoes, including high heels. It starts as a mild deformity, but if left untreated, it could result in expensive surgery.

Jan 8th, 2020
When Does an Ingrown Toenail Require a Podiatrist?

Pain, swelling, or an unusual odor coming from around your toes could indicate an ingrown toenail. If you catch it early, you can treat it at home. But, certain signs could indicate you need to see a podiatrist for care.

Nov 19th, 2019
4 Steps You Can Take to Help Prevent Bunions

Bunions are a common foot problem that can cause pain and swelling at the base of your big toe. They’re often hereditary, but you can take steps to reduce your risk of developing this painful condition. Read on to learn more.

Sep 17th, 2019
Does Toenail Fungus Ever go Away on Its Own?

Nothing ruins open-toed shoes more than unsightly toenail fungus. Rather than forcing your toes into hiding, get the right treatment, right away, because •spoiler alert• toenail fungus won’t go away on its own.

Aug 26th, 2019