Don’t Invite Gout to Your Holiday Table: Gout Management Tips from Our South Park Podiatrist

December 10, 2019
The holidays mean plenty of fatty meats, breads, puddings, and pies (not to mention all the candy and Christmas cookies.) But if you suffer from gout, nothing ruins Christmas as much as a gout attack that puts you in bed while everyone else is celebrating. In today’s post, our South...
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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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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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What to Do if You Have an Ingrown Toenail | Ask a South Park Podiatrist

October 8, 2019
An ingrown toenail develops when the edge of a toenail, usually on the big toe, grows into the skin, causing pain and discomfort. In this article, we’ll discuss how our South Park podiatrists remove ingrown toenails safely, and tips you can use to avoid developing ingrown toenails in the future....
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7 Foot Care Tips for Patients with Diabetes, from Our Charlotte University Podiatrist

July 9, 2019
For patients with diabetes, simple activities like walking barefoot or wearing sandals can be dangerous. Since diabetic people often have poor circulation and nerve damage in their feet, small cuts or burns can become a big problem. By taking the precautions below, you protect your feet for the long run....
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How To Keep Kids Off Their Feet After Surgery, from Our Harrisburg Foot Surgeon

May 14, 2019
We all know it’s hard to keep kids down! After all, for a child, there’s a lot of running around to do, games to play, and friends to see. However, when your child has a foot or ankle injury, or is recovering from foot surgery, it’s important that they take...
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