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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Recognizing and Treating The 5 Most Common Foot Problems with Our South Park Podiatrist

October 22, 2019
Your feet will absorb a lot of impact during your lifetime. In fact, it’s estimated that the average 50-year old adult has walked the equivalent of 75,000 miles. Considering all the use our feet get, as well as their proximity to nasty stuff that lives on the ground, it’s not...
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Custom-Made Orthotics: Are they Worth the Price? Ask a Concord NC Foot Doctor

July 23, 2019
If you are struggling with foot pain, ankle pain, leg pain, or knee pain, your podiatrist might have recommended custom orthotics, which can correct your stride and bring you some relief. While custom orthotics can help relieve many conditions, though, they are also very expensive, and are rarely covered by...
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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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Our Harrisburg Foot Surgeon Shares Ways to Help Flat Feet

April 9, 2019
We’ve all heard the expression “flat-footed,” but what exactly does it mean? Pes Planus, also known as “fallen arches”, is quite common, affecting about 25% of Americans. While flat feet are usually painless, they can sometimes lead to a number of health complications. Below are some common causes of flat feet,...
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Harrisburg Foot Specialist Explains How To Care For a Blister

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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