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Ingrown Toenails: What Not to Do

Have you ever had an ingrown toenail before? If not, count yourself among the fortunate. If you have, you already know. It hurts. Plus, it’s aggravating! After all, toenails are supposed to grow out. They have one job, and one direction to go. But when they get off...

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Getting Rid of Foot Ulcers

Chronic foot ulcers are one of the most frustrating—and most dangerous—potentially complications of diabetes. Because circulation to the feet is restricted, those wounds can fester and grow for weeks or months. It’s very difficult for your body to heal the damage and...

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When RICE Isn’t Enough for Your Ankle Sprain

RICE therapy is one of the most tried-and-true first aid treatments for acute musculoskeletal injuries, including sprains. The R stands for “rest,” and by that we mean avoiding weight bearing. The other three components—“ice,” “compression,” and “elevation”—further...

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Get Rid of Ingrown Toenails for Good!

If you’ve ever had an ingrown toenail, you know how painful and frustrating it can be. With any luck, it’ll be a once-in-a-lifetime occurrence, brought on by an unfortunate but isolated incident—like, say, an unplanned encounter between your toe and a table leg....

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Are Custom Orthotics Right for Me?

Let’s get this out of the way first: we frequently recommend and prescribe custom orthotics to our patients, for a lot of good reasons. There are three big points in their favor: They are a very conservative treatment option. No incisions, no surgery, not even...

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The Benefits of Minimally Invasive Surgery

The surgical discipline has come a long, long way since our ancestors first started suturing wounds and setting bones with the primitive tools they had available. Some of the most existing innovations in recent years involve the use of minimally invasive techniques....

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