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Help! My Fungal Toenails Keep Coming Back

Help! My Fungal Toenails Keep Coming Back

Some conditions, mercifully, can only be contracted once in a lifetime. After your immune system beats them back (or you get a vaccine), the antibodies remain in your system indefinitely to prevent reinfection. Chickenpox is the classic example. Measles and smallpox,...

What Can I Expect from HyProCure Surgery?

What Can I Expect from HyProCure Surgery?

For people with certain forms of misaligned or flat feet—particularly those involving the talotarsal joint of the hindfoot—HyProCure is nothing short of life-changing. Imagine that one simple, short, and minimally invasive surgical procedure could totally realign your...

Can Minimally Invasive Surgery Help My Foot Pain?

Can Minimally Invasive Surgery Help My Foot Pain?

When considering a question like whether minimally invasive surgery can help treat foot pain or not, it’s important to start with a simple fact: All cases are unique. That should make sense. After all, every foot is different—and comprised of numerous bones, muscles,...

Dealing with Winter Heel Pain

Dealing with Winter Heel Pain

Winter might not seem like the “busy season” when it comes to heel pain. After all, the weather outside is frightful—or at least a little chillier, grayer, and with occasional bouts of snow, ice, and slush that can deter even the most intrepid outdoor enthusiast. That...

What Makes a Good Orthotic?

What Makes a Good Orthotic?

If you’ve ever been to a decent-sized pharmacy, you may have confronted a rack (or wall) full of “orthotic inserts.” And if you prefer to shop online, there’s an even more dizzying array of products that promise the world—or at least rapid relief for your aching heels...

Laser for Fungal Nails

Laser for Fungal Nails

Let’s be honest for a minute: Fungal toenails are just nasty. And we mean that in more ways than one. Number one and most obviously, they look nasty. Thick, discolored, ragged, and crumbly are not generally adjectives you want to use to describe a toenail. They are...

Top Home Treatments for Fungal Nails

Top Home Treatments for Fungal Nails

Did we get your attention? Good. Now, we have a confession to make: Home remedies—all home remedies—for fungal toenails have a mixed record at best. There is some evidence out there that they can work, for some people, in certain circumstances. But they usually...

Losing Weight Will Help Your Feet

Losing Weight Will Help Your Feet

Most of us, if we’re honest, wouldn’t mind losing a couple of pounds. In fact, according to the latest statistics, almost 3 out of 4 American adults are considered overweight or obese (by medical standards). Those percentages have increased steadily over the last...

3 Footcare Mistakes That Come To Mind

3 Footcare Mistakes That Come To Mind

Our feet are truly fascinating. Often times we don’t realize how complex they actually are. But to put it in perspective, our feet and ankles are comprised of a total of 52 bones, 66 joints, and hundreds of muscles, tendons, ligaments, and nerves. This complex anatomy...

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