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Cosmetic Foot Surgery: What to Keep in Mind for Foot Surgery Jul 24th, 2017

Advancements in plastic and microsurgery are making the prospect of surgery more reasonable. Before cosmetic surgery, people generally accepted the way that their body was shaped and looked. However, modern and common surgeries that are routinely completed on the face and limbs include reducing, enlarging, removing, or adding. However, one...

Painful Heels: Best Treatments for Corns and Calluses Mar 26th, 2017

Corns and calluses are among the most common causes of painful heels. Both corns and calluses involve thickened layers of dead skin, which can create painful pressure points when located on the feet. Fortunately, several treatments are known to be effective in these cases. Depending on the patient, home care,...

Preventing Sports Foot Injuries: Preparation is Key Mar 4th, 2017

Spring is here, and many people are participating in outdoor sports in the warmer weather. Any intense physical activity raises risks of injuries, and these injures often occur in the feet. Fortunately, these injuries are also frequently preventable. Here is a look at how you can prepare for the outdoor...

Foot Pain from Running: Benefits of MLS Laser Feb 24th, 2017

Sprains, tendinitis, muscle strains and other foot injuries associated with running frequently can respond well to MLS laser therapy, as it’s minimally invasive. Below, you can read about some of the ways that this therapy helps injured runners. Treating Chronic Foot Pain from Running A chronic problem for many runners,...

Common Foot Injuries During the Winter Months: Treating Sprains and Fractures Feb 9th, 2017

Ankle sprains and fractures are more common this time of year as people walk and run outdoors in hazardous conditions brought on by ice and snow. Knowing which types of common foot injuries occur and how to treat them can help prepare you in case of an accident. Ankle Sprains...

What Causes Wide Feet Jan 19th, 2017

Wide feet are among the most common foot problems. Causes of this condition vary, but sufferers often experience discomfort and embarrassment over their unusually wide feet. Fortunately, solutions do exist, including lifestyle changes and clinical treatment. By understanding what causes wide feet and what can be done about it, you...

MLS Laser Therapy for Sports Injuries: Regain Your Mobility! Dec 30th, 2016

Sports, exercise and other physical activities can cause injuries requiring significant treatment and long-term rest. In some cases, even surgery is required to begin the recovery process. Today, an alternative is available in the form of MLS laser therapy. Using high-intensity light beams, this treatment painlessly penetrates tissues to stop...

Your Winter Boots May Be Causing Your Fungal Nail Infection Dec 16th, 2016

Summer may be the main time of year when toenail fungus strikes, but this condition can also develop in the winter months. This is because during the winter, many of us wear thick boots to keep cold air and snow out. If you wear winter boots, especially for long periods...

Flat Feet in Children: Why You Shouldn’t Ignore the Signs Nov 22nd, 2016

Foot and ankle problems can appear at any age, but these conditions are most common among children. During childhood, a period of fast physical growth, problems in the feet and ankles can spur serious developmental problems. Untreated problems in these areas may even lead to reduced physical ability for life....