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Scariest Thing This Halloween: Toenail Fungus

With Halloween approaching soon we are sure to see some scary things, but ghosts and goblins don’t compare to the fright of contracting a toenail fungus! EEK! Toenail fungus can be extremely difficult to eradicate and can cause a great deal of pain. Not to mention, its unsightly appearance causing those who have it to […]

Hallux Rigidus vs. Bunion – What is your Big Toe Pain?

There are an array of factors that can contribute to big toe pain and sometimes it can be difficult to distinguish between hallux rigidus – a disorder of the joint that is located at the base of the big toe or a bunion – a bony bump that forms on the joint where your big toe […]

5 Tips on How to Prepare for Surgery

You’ve just been given the news that you need surgery and while on the one hand you’ve been given hope that your ailment has a solution, on the other hand preparing for surgery and recovery can be quite stressful. We’ve compiled a list of our top 5 things to remember to do while planning for […]

Combat Fall Foot Odor Fast

There are 4-5 million sweat glands on the human body. Over 250,000 of those can be found on your feet. If there’s one thing we can count on it’s that foot sweat produces stink and when it comes to the cooler Fall weather, you can’t hide behind flip-flops and open toed shoes to air the stink out. Why […]

Should I See a Podiatrist?

Most people instinctually know when it’s time to go to their family Doctor or bring their child to one. Wether it be a high fever or abnormal aches and pains, we are all quick to recognize when it’s time to make an appointment. However, fewer people are aware of the signs that suggest they would […]

6 Foot Care Tips for Fall

The beginning of Fall is just weeks away, kicking off the official start of boot season. And can we get a round of applause that it’s the last week we need to endure without weekend football? Soon the weather will be shifting as much as our wardrobes and it’s the perfect time to put some […]

Who You Gonna Call? Gout Busters!!!

So you just got through the first week of “back to school” craziness and BAM you’re struck with a terrible case of GOUT! The onset is sudden, painful and nearly debilitating. How did this happen? What can you do? Keep Reading! What is Gout? Gout, is a type of inflammatory arthritis, that occurs when uric […]

Tips For Teachers 2019

Students aren’t the only ones heading back to school this week and finalizing their shopping lists. If you’re a teacher, this week is filled with meeting new students, re-shopping for the things you forgot on your list and very long hours on your feet. According to Dr. Ronald Lepow, assistant professor of orthopedic surgery at Baylor, […]