Top 7 ways to keep your feet in top shape

Due to the complex human anatomy and lifestyle factors, foot problems are so common these days. According to studies, over 75% of people experience foot problems at some point in their lives. Hence, it can be said that prevention and proactive care are paramount.     From ingrown to...
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Debunking 7 myths and misconceptions about laser toenail fungus removal

Fungal toenails or onychomycosis affect people of all age groups. The prevalent condition results in thick and crumbly nails. For some it might be a cosmetic problem, however, when left untreated the infection can spread from one toe to another and may cause walking difficulties. Generally, fungal t...
01 August 2023 ·
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Surgical Solutions for Common Foot and Ankle Problems

A meta-analysis conducted on the prevalence of foot pain in the general population revealed that foot-related discomfort affects around 36% of individuals.    Research has highlighted that the most common musculoskeletal disorders that affect the foot and ankle are plantar fasciitis, ank...
05 July 2023 ·
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Ingrown Toenails: Tips and remedies for pain relief

When the edges or corners of the nails grow into the surrounding skin causing pain, swelling and discomfort, the condition is referred to as onychocryptosis or ingrown toenails. Generally, ingrown toenails heal on their own within a few days. However, if left untreated, the site might get infec...
05 July 2023 ·
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Benefits of regular podiatry check-ups

A healthy diet and strict exercise routine are often considered adequate to stay healthy. Indeed, it is important to have an active lifestyle and a mindful diet to obtain the goals of overall wellness, one aspect of health is often overlooked, i.e. foot care.   Our feet go through a lot throu...
25 May 2023 ·
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Diabetes and foot health: Role of a podiatrist in diabetic foot care

Millions of people across the world are suffering from a serious health condition called diabetes. Common diabetes complications include nerve damage and chronic kidney and heart diseases. Nerve damage is the underlying reason that foot complications are common among diabetics. The debilitating foot...
03 May 2023 ·
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Say goodbye to ingrown toenails: A guide to podiatry treatments

The debilitating pain of ingrown toenails is common among millions of individuals. It is described as a painful condition caused by the edge of the toenail growing into the surrounding skin. Pain and inflammation are the common consequences of an ingrown toenail, whereas if left untreated...
24 April 2023 ·
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What to Expect at Your First Podiatrist Appointment

It is common for people to experience anxiety before their first visit to a doctor. The fear of needles and the medical environment are some factors that make people conscious about their first visit. Moreover, some people anxiously conduct research on the internet because they want to learn everyth...
07 April 2023 ·
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Discover How to Take Care of Your Diabetic Foot

Diabetes is a metabolic disorder that leads to severe complications. One of the most common and serious complications is diabetic foot. If left untreated it may require lower limb amputation to prevent the diabetic from untimely death. Ulcers and foot complications are common in more than 25% of t...
05 April 2023 ·
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7 foot conditions that are best treated with surgeries

Biomechanical conditions, improper footwear or lifestyle factors contribute to the common problem of foot and ankle pain. Sometimes, the pain subsides on its own and sometimes medical intervention becomes necessary. Over the counter painkillers are helpful in attaining temporary relief, ho...
08 March 2023 ·
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Which laser is most effective for fungal toenails?

A fungal toenail is a very common condition that leads to thick, crumbly, and discolored nails. The medical term for fungal toenails is onychomycosis and it can affect anyone at any age. According to studies, 14% of the general population is affected by toenail fungus. Since fungal toenails are...
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The most common foot and ankle injuries in basketball

Basketball players have athletic physiques because they train intensively.Moreover, their feet go through a lot when they jump on the court multiple times. This physically strenuous sport often results in foot and ankle injuries. According to studies, the number of basketball related injuries that h...
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