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What Is Athlete's Foot?

Athlete's foot is a skin disease caused by a fungus, usually occurring between the toes. The fungus most often attacks the feet because shoes create… Continue Reading

Meet Your Feet

The American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) states that for many of us, our feet are the furthest things from our minds, both physically and mentally…. Continue Reading

What Are Skin Cancers Of the Feet?

Skin cancer can develop anywhere on the body, including in the lower extremities. Skin cancers of the feet are painless, and often there is a… Continue Reading

Mantras For Sensible Eating

Here are some of the things I say to myself regarding food and eating. 1. Food does not mean anything. Cookies do not call to… Continue Reading

Conditions Of the Toenail

Toenail problems are the most common foot conditions seen in the podiatrist's office. The human toenail is one of the fascinating structures of the human… Continue Reading

What Is Toenail Fungus?

Toenail fungus, or onychomycosis, is an infection underneath the surface of the nail that appears dark in color, smells foul, and is often ugly and… Continue Reading

Diabetes and Nerve Damage

Diabetic patients often get signi?cant nerve damage. Usually this happens when the blood sugars are elevated. However, it can also occur in any diabetic patient,… Continue Reading

"Heeling" Foot Pain

During normal walking, the heel is the first part of the foot that makes contact with the ground. Beneath the thickened skin of the heel… Continue Reading

Cold Feet? Not So Cool

If you suffer from chronically cold hands and feet, the winter weather may not be your only concern. The American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) notes… Continue Reading

Minimal-Incision Foot Surgery

You only have one pair of feet to last a lifetime, and most people will clock over 70,000 miles on them in a 70-year life… Continue Reading

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