Our Ballantyne Foot Surgeon Explains Why You Should Never Cut Off Calluses

December 10, 2019
You may be familiar with calluses from your childhood days of swinging on the monkey bars, or perhaps you’ve struggled to build up good calluses while practicing the guitar. However, when there are calluses on your feet, it can be tempting to just cut or shave them off. In today’s...
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Our Concord Foot Doctor Shares Tips to Protect Your Feet and Ankles this Winter

December 3, 2019
From ankle sprains caused by slips and falls, to frostbitten toes, it’s safe to say that winter is not a good time for feet. However, taking a few simple precautions can save you from having to wear an ankle brace all winter (or worse—require foot surgery). Below are a few...
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Our Harrisburg Podiatrist Recommends the Most Comfortable Types of Shoes for Women

November 25, 2019
When it comes to having happy feet, finding a comfortable pair of shoes is essential. But with so many styles, brands, and materials on the market, it can be difficult knowing which types of shoes can help you avoid foot and ankle pain. In today’s post, our Harrisburg NC podiatrist...
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Our Harrisburg Foot Doctor Discusses How to Prevent Plantar Warts

November 19, 2019
All warts have the same cause, regardless of where they appear: A strand of human papillomavirus, or HPV, entering the body through a cut or other opening. If you have had plantar warts before, and aren’t keen on getting one again, here are some steps you can avoid HPV and...
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Hammer, Claw, and Mallet Toes: How our Ballantyne Podiatrist Treats Toe Deformities

November 12, 2019
Hammer toes, claw toes, and mallet toes vary slightly from each other, but they all have the same thing in common: they are toes which are bent into an odd or uncomfortable position. In some cases, toe deformities are harmless, and may only need to be corrected for cosmetic reasons....
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How to Treat Hammer Toe at Home from a South Park Foot Surgeon

November 5, 2019
Hammer toe is the most common deformity of the second, third, or fourth toe. While some people can manage the condition with simple lifestyle changes, others may require foot surgery. In today’s post, our South Park foot surgeon will discuss ways you can treat hammer toe at home, and what...
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