7 Summer Foot Care Tips for Patients with Diabetes

July 9, 2019
Many people look forward to wearing sandals or walking barefoot on the beach during the lazy months of summer. But for patients with diabetes, simple activities like these can be dangerous. Since diabetic people often have poor circulation and nerve damage in their feet, small cuts or burns can become...
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Pedicure Safety Tips from a Charlotte 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 Charlotte podiatrist shares tips to making sure your...
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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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How to Help Flat Feet – Tips From a Harrisburg Foot Surgeon

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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