What High Heels Really Do to Your Feet – Ask a Concord NC Podiatrist

August 20, 2019
In the Western world, few things are seen as stylish and glamorous as a pair of high heels—the higher, the better. However, the fact that high heels hurt your feet is far from a secret. Today, our Concord NC podiatrist explains how high heels really put your feet—and entire body—at...
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7 Foot Care Tips for Patients with Diabetes | 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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How To Keep Kids Off Their Feet After a Foot or Ankle injury – Foot Surgeon in Harrisburg NC

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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10 Tips For Reducing High Heel Pain – The Harrisburg Foot Doctor

May 7, 2019
Spring is almost here, bringing with it plenty of weddings, graduations, and miscellaneous events that call for high heels. As podiatrists specializing in foot and ankle care, our number one high heel tip is “don’t wear them,” but if you’re itching for the glamorous look that only heels can bring,...
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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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