The Best Running Shoes for Flat Feet and High Arches

June 4, 2019
If you’re experiencing pain when you run, look no further than your feet. The type of running shoe you wear can have a significant impact on your heel strikes, foot strikes, and all-around foot and ankle health. Whether you have flat feet, high arches, or something in-between, here are some...
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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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What Causes Peripheral Neuropathy?

November 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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Do You Know the Symptoms and Causes of Plantar Warts?

September 6, 2017
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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Why Do Toenails Thicken As We Get Older?

June 20, 2017
Graying hair and wrinkles are two of the most common things people think about when it comes to aging. Our bodies go through many changes as we get older. If you’ve ever noticed that older people tend to have thicker toenails, you may have wondered why do toenails thicken as...
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What Are the 7 Leading Complications After Foot Surgery?

April 7, 2017
Foot surgery is a success for most people. However, it does come with the risk of complications. Here is a list of some of the most common complications. 1. Pain Pain is a risk that is associated with any type of surgery that you get. Your local foot surgeon will...
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