Our Ballantyne Podiatrist Shares the Best Low-Impact Fitness Activities for Your Feet & Ankles

February 25, 2020
If you are recovering from a foot or ankle injury, or living with a chronic condition such as rheumatoid arthritis, low-impact exercises can help you stay in shape and reach your fitness goals without pain. In today’s blog post, our Ballantyne foot doctor shares some of the best low-impact activities...
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Halloween Post: Why Warts Are Associated with Witches

October 29, 2019
While the skin color, hair, and accessories tend to vary, no image of a witch is complete without a big, unsightly wart on her nose, chin, or cheeks! Since we are a podiatry clinic specializing in plantar warts, as well as other witchy afflictions like bunions, corns, and ingrown toenails,...
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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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Pedicure Safety Tips from a South Park Podiatrist

June 18, 2019
Getting a pedicure is a relaxing way to treat yourself and make sure that your toes look their best. However, if you’re not careful, an unsanitary pedicure can put your feet at serious risk for an infection. In today’s blog post, our South Park podiatrist shares tips to making sure...
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Still in Pain After Your Bunion Surgery? Our Ballantyne Podiatrist Describes 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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