Our Podiatric Blog

When Is Bunion Surgery Really Necessary?

When Is Bunion Surgery Really Necessary?

Nobody likes hearing that surgery is the only way forward to eliminating bunion pain. In fact, some people are so afraid of the possibility that they’ll put off consulting with an expert as long as they possibly can. (Trust us: this approach never pays off.) What you...

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What to Do When Your Toenails Become Painfully Ingrown

What to Do When Your Toenails Become Painfully Ingrown

What are toenails for anyway? Yes, they may have once offered protection for our ancestors, but now we protect our feet with shoes. Why do our bodies insist on keeping these things around? The truth is: We don’t quite know why either. And though toenails may not seem...

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Your Game Plan to Contain (and Defeat!) Peripheral Neuropathy

Your Game Plan to Contain (and Defeat!) Peripheral Neuropathy

If you want to successfully overcome any challenge in life—sports, career, or even medical conditions—you need a game plan. And you need to stick to it. That’s especially true when it comes to peripheral neuropathy, a progressive condition that afflicts millions of...

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Does MLS Laser Therapy Hurt (and 5 Other “Burning” Questions)

Does MLS Laser Therapy Hurt (and 5 Other “Burning” Questions)

When we first mention “laser therapy” as an option to our patients with chronic pain, we’re used to getting some funny looks—generally starting with moderate confusion or surprise that morphs into mild nervousness. “Laser therapy? What’s that? Does it … hurt?” Hey, we...

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Put the Pep Back in Your Step With Custom Orthotics

Put the Pep Back in Your Step With Custom Orthotics

Our feet are more complex than you might think. Comprised of 28 out of the 206 bones which make up our body structures, our feet are also home to hundreds of muscles, tendons, and ligaments that allows us to go from here to there each and every day. They are...

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Out With Gout: Preventing and Managing Your Pain

Out With Gout: Preventing and Managing Your Pain

Have you ever had a gout attack before? If you have, you’d remember. Gout attacks often come without warning, even in the middle of the night, and can bring searing pain. Enough pain that you can’t even think about anything else. Although they can technically strike...

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Are Your Shoes Causing Your Heel Pain?

Are Your Shoes Causing Your Heel Pain?

So you’ve been suffering from bouts of heel pain recently. Here’s a question for you: Are your shoes at least partially to blame? We hate to break it to you, but there’s a good chance the answer is a resounding yes. We’ve come a long way since shoes were first...

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