How To Care For a Blister – Harrisburg Foot Specialist

February 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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When It’s Time to See a Podiatrist: Part 2 – Concord podiatrists  

January 26, 2019
In our previous article, we discussed some common signs that you should see a professional podiatrist. Below are four more indications that you should visit a local podiatric surgeon or physician near you. Foot discolorations If one foot is a lot different color than the other, there may be a...
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When Should I See a Podiatrist? Ask a Harrisburg Foot Doctor

January 19, 2019
Your feet carry your entire body’s weight all day, every day—so it’s not surprising that foot and ankle injuries are very common. Most of the time, basic foot pain will go away with NSAIDs, over-the-counter orthotics, and rest. But sometimes, the problem requires a little more attention. Here’s how to...
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Still in Pain After Your Bunion Surgery? Here Are Some Treatment Options

December 22, 2018
Podiatrists perform bunion surgery to alleviate pain and to restore normal toe and joint alignment. Bunion treatment, offered by our Ballantyne podiatrists, may require wires, plates, or screws to firmly hold bones in place. While surgery can be successful, there are no guarantees that surgery will fully relieve the patient’s...
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5 Ways & 5 Reasons Why You Should Stretch Your Achilles Tendon Daily

December 5, 2018
Proper stretching of the lower extremities, especially before a run or workout, can have substantial benefits. From reducing the chance of a sprain to ensuring healthy tendons and ligaments, regular stretching can have quite an impact. The following five benefits serve to showcase some of the reasons why Achilles tendon...
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Our South Park Podiatrist Creates a Plan of Care for Your Achilles Tendon Surgery

November 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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