3 Important Reasons to Care For Your Feet As You Age

December 18, 2018
As you age, your feet change. Some conditions are more likely to affect older people, such as arthritis, poor circulation and a lack of collagen. In order to combat these three changes in your feet, it is important to take precautionary measures. 3. Arthritis It is estimated that half of...
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South Park Podiatrist Helps Patients Create a Plan After Your Achilles Tendon Surgery

December 4, 2018
An Achilles tendon tear is a hurtful injury. Tendon repair, surgery, reconnects the ends of the broken tendon. After surgery, the patient will likely feel fatigued for several days. The ankle and lower leg areas may swell. Ice can help reduce the swelling. In several days the swelling should subside...
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Quick Tips from Our Concord Foot Surgeon to be Non-Weight Bearing After Foot Surgery

November 20, 2018
You’re getting ready for an upcoming ankle or foot surgery and are expected not to put weight on it after the procedure, per your orthopedic surgeon’s orders for proper healing. What activities constitute weight-bearing, and how are you going to get from place to place while healing? What is non-weight...
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Do You Know the Symptoms and Causes of Plantar Warts?

November 6, 2018
Plantar warts are small warts that appear on the bottom of your foot. Although they usually don’t cause pain and will disappear on their own, you can lower your risk for developing plantar warts by understanding the causes and symptoms. Plantar Wart Symptoms The most obvious sign of a plantar...
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Our South Park Podiatrist Creates a Plan of Care for Your Achilles Tendon Surgery

October 25, 2018
Post-Surgical Rehab Plan is Essential After Achilles Tendon Surgery If you’re considering Achilles tendon surgery performed by a local South Park podiatrist to correct an acute rupture or chronic tendinopathy, it’s in your best interest to develop a rehabilitation plan following the procedure. The reasons for this is that research...
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What Causes Peripheral Neuropathy?

October 18, 2018
Peripheral neuropathy is a condition characterized by pain, tingling, numbness, and weakness that can manifest in both the hands and feet. While we know what peripheral neuropathy feels like, it can be difficult to pinpoint exactly what is causing it. In fact, there are a variety of underlying conditions that...
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