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Dry, Cracked Heels. Is There a Solution?

After a nice warm summer filled with going bare foot and wearing sandals (both which are not recommended by podiatrists!) you have noticed thick callus build up around the back of your heel. The callus area is starting to become … Continue reading

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I Have a Bunion but Don’t Want Surgery!

About 20% of the population either already has a bunion or is prone to developing a bunion, but first lets discuss what a bunion is and what causes bunions. A bunion is a foot deformity that is characterized by having … Continue reading

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Children’s Foot and Ankle Fractures

For children, especially those involved in sports, foot and ankle injuries are common.  In fact, five percent of all pediatric fractures are localized to the foot. In the foot, the most commonly fractured bones are the metatarsals.  The metatarsal bones … Continue reading

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The 411 On Ankle Fractures

Unfortunately, with the slippery conditions, ankle fractures are all too common during the winter months.  In fact, in the United States 250,000 patients will suffer from a broken ankle each year. Elderly women are at the greatest risks due to … Continue reading

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Why Hospital Owned Physicians Will Drive Up the Cost of Healthcare

As most Americans are aware and many have already experienced first hand, the United States healthcare system has been undergoing major transformations. Not only has insurance coverage become more complicated, but also you may have noticed that your once private … Continue reading

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Why is Magnesium Important?

The body contains several major minerals and some trace minerals. Trace minerals are minerals that are found within the body usually due to diet, but are not vital for a healthy body. Magnesium is a major mineral meaning that it … Continue reading

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Trick or Treat, Smell My Feet

Halloween is coming up and the kids will be out in full force to get their sweet treats, so make sure your ready, so you don’t have to smell any feet. Two common foot conditions can be “scary” to some … Continue reading

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