Double Pinky Toenails: What Is an Accessory Nail? – Foot Surgeon in Concord NC

April 16, 2019
Learn more about “sixth toenails” from a Concord NC foot surgeon. You may have noticed when trimming your toenails that one of your toes—most likely your pinky toe—appears to be split lengthwise down the middle, so that you have two toenails growing side-by-side. In podiatry, these tiny “sixth toenails” are...
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How to Help Flat Feet – Tips From a Harrisburg Foot Surgeon

April 9, 2019
We’ve all heard the expression “flat-footed,” but what exactly does it mean? Pes Planus, also known as “fallen arches”, is quite common, affecting about 25% of Americans. While flat feet are usually painless, they can sometimes lead to a number of health complications. Below are some common causes of flat feet,...
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How Dancers Can Take Care Of Their Feet – Foot specialist in Harrisburg NC

April 2, 2019
Of the 208 bones in the human body, 52 are located in the feet alone. It’s no wonder they’re so complex, when one considers all they have to do: support the entire weight of the body, absorb shock from jumping, and propel it forward. For dancers, who put exceptional stress...
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The Most Common Foot and Ankle Injuries to Watch Out For – Expert Advice From a Podiatrist in Harrisburg NC

March 19, 2019
For the majority of people, spring is the time to get active after a long winter of rest and relaxation. Unfortunately, the season’s influx of activity also means our podiatry office sees an increase in foot and ankle injuries. Hitting your workout too fast or too hard after a long...
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How To Care For a Blister – Harrisburg Foot Specialist

March 12, 2019
Blisters are one of the most common minor foot injuries. Whether your blister formed because you are breaking in new shoes, you forgot to wear socks, or another reason, here are some ways to care for it while it heals. Do Not Pop it We know—that blister just is calling...
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Bracing for March Madness: How to Keep Your Feet and Ankles Safe This Season – Sports Podiatrists in Concord NC

March 5, 2019
The Most Common Basketball Injuries to Watch Out For Spring is in the air, and so is the excitement for March Madness. The conference tournaments are already tipping off, and college basketball fans everywhere are looking forward to 67 action-filled games full of upsets and memorable moments. Of course, all...
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