Is Plantar Fasciitis for Life?

Is Plantar Fasciitis for Life?

Discovering you have plantar fasciitis is a bummer. It causes pain, limits your mobility, and can even render you unable to wear your favorite shoes. Once a patient is diagnosed with this condition, one of the first questions they ask is, "How long does plantar fasciitis last?" As it ends ...
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Do I Have a Hammertoe?

Do I Have a Hammertoe?

Hammertoe. It's a condition we've all heard of, but many of us do not truly understand. In fact, you might even have hammertoe and not be aware of it. What does hammertoe look like? What causes hammertoe? And is it really a problem? We have the answers you need. What ...
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Can You Visually Diagnose Athletes Foot?

Can You Visually Diagnose Athletes Foot?

Have you noticed changes to the appearance of your feet and are not sure what it might be? One of the most common foot ailments is athlete's foot. What does athlete's foot look like? Can you diagnose athlete's foot just by looking at it? Allow us to explain! What Is ...
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Are Podiatrists and Orthopedists the Same?

Are Podiatrists and Orthopedists the Same?

There are many different types of doctors out there. Some specialize in certain areas, while others have a more general scope of practice. Two specialists you might not know enough about? Podiatrists vs. orthopedists. You may be wondering what the difference is between these two professions and when it would ...
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A Guide to Podiatry and Medicare

It’s said that nearly 90 percent of Americans will experience foot pain within their lifetime. About one-third of people, 65 and older admit to having either stiffness or aches and pains in their feet. Some of the most common foot disorders in seniors are bunions, calluses and corns, and toenail ...
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Best Treatment Options for Hammertoe Pain

What Are the Best Treatment Options for Hammertoe Pain?

Do you notice a change in the anatomy of one or more of your toes? Does this toe hurt when you walk, touch it, or put any sort of pressure on it? These could be symptoms of a painful foot condition called hammertoe. Today, we’re going to look at what ...
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Do You Really Need to See a Doctor for a Broken Toe

Do You Really Need to See a Doctor for a Broken Toe?

Have you ever heard someone say they broke their toe and did nothing about it? We’ve heard this quite a lot actually. People claim there’s really nothing you can do about a broken toe. Why waste time and money going to the doctor for it? We get why some people ...
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What You Need to Know about Painful Bunions

What You Need to Know about Painful Bunions

Have you started to notice your big toe seems to be turning inward toward your other toes? Do you have difficulty walking because of this change or the resulting pain? If you answered “yes” to these questions, the culprit could be a bunion. Upwards of 60% of the population – ...
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Foot Injuries You Shouldn’t Treat Yourself

Foot Injuries You Shouldn’t Treat Yourself: When to Call the Foot Doctor

Foot Injuries You Shouldn’t Treat Yourself: When to Call the Foot Doctor Most of us try to avoid going to the doctor if we can help it. We try natural home remedies to heal aches, pains, and illnesses. It’s only when we have some inexplicable symptom or we’re in excruciating ...
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5 Tips For A Healthy Pedicure From A Podiatrist

As a podiatrist in Marietta Georgia, I know many of my patients love to pamper their feet with pedicures. Generally, there is nothing wrong with this. But, many people do not always take the right precautions before these treatments. Here are my five top tips to keep in mind when ...
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