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Foot and Ankle Swelling: Causes, Tips and When to See Your Doctor

| 2021aginganklepodiatrySwelling

As temperatures rise, one common problem many face is swollen feet and ankles. Swelling is usually caused by an accumulation of fluid: this is sometimes referred to by your Podiatrist as oedema.  Typically, you develop oedema as fluid leaks from tiny blood vessels called capillaries into the surrounding tissue. When this occurs, your feet and […]

10 Summer Foot Care Tips for 2021

| 10 Tips2021SummerSummer Feet

We are just days before Summer 2021 is here and things are looking so much brighter this year. We all remember last summer during the pinnacle of COVID-19 where beaches and lakes were closed, and most summer activities were shut down. Well now, our beautiful public spaces are opening back up and our feet are […]

All About Bunions – Pain, Surgery and Treatment

| Bunion Surgery

Do you or someone you know suffer from painful bunions? While they’re a quite common foot deformity, people unnecessarily suffer with pain for years before seeking treatment. Da Vinci Foot and Ankle specializes in both conservative treatments and bunion surgical options to effectively correct and eliminate painful bunions. Do You Have a Bunion? Bunions can form in individuals […]

Spring Break Hazards and Da Vinci Tips!

| Spring BreakTips

SPRING BREAK HAZARDS & DA VINCI TIPS Blisters, Swelling and Foot Pain, Oh My! Spring Break is soon approaching us here in Georgia and we are all too eager to give you tips to help you avoid the most common spring break foot hazards before you celebrate!  There’s nothing worse than coming back from break […]

Clear Toenails Don’t Happen by Luck…

| Laser ToenailsToenail Fungus

… THEY HAPPEN BY APPOINTMENT! Toenail fungus has the potential to really put a damper on your summer vacation. Apart from being unsightly and embarrassing, it can also cause pain and discomfort over time. At Da Vinci Foot and Ankle we offer Laser Treatment For Toenail Fungus with the most powerful laser that the FDA has cleared […]

How to Prepare for Surgery During Covid-19

| 20217 Tips

You’ve just had your final consultation with your Podiatrist and the recommendation? Surgery! It’s never the most pleasant thing to hear that surgery is your only/best option, however; surgery means that there is hope for a solution to your problem. Surgery can be intimidating and surgery during a pandemic can make things even more stressful. […]

Hindsight is 2020 – New Year, No Regrets

| 2021

We’ve all heard that “hindsight is 2020”. For most of us, we can look back over our week, our year and our lives and the things that were once blurry somehow become perfectly clear and obvious. You might find yourself asking questions like, “Why did I do that?” and “Why didn’t I address this?” and […]

Stress and Anxiety Could be Causing Your Foot Pain

| 2020Stress

Have you ever thought about the children who will be in history class 50 years from now learning about the year 2020? Pandemic, grief, loss, masks, division, social distancing, no toilet paper and one of the craziest elections to date. For many, 2020 has been one of the most challenging years of their lives. Even […]