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Ingrown Toenails

Ingrown nails, the most common nail impairment, are nails whose corners or sides dig painfully into the soft tissue of nail grooves, often leading to irritation, redness, and swelling. Usually...

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Laser Fungus Toenail

Toenails and fingernails are hiding places for dirt and germs, and can become a home for infection-causing fungi. Fungi are plant organisms, such as yeasts and molds. These typically...

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Athlete’s foot

Athlete's foot is a skin disease caused by a fungus, usually occurring between the toes. The fungus most commonly attacks the feet because shoes create a warm, dark, and humid environment...

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Ingrown & fungus

Fungal infection of the nail, or onychomycosis, is often ignored because the infection can be present for years without causing any pain. The disease is characterized by a progressive change...

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Diabetes

Diabetes is the inability to manufacture or properly use insulin, and it impairs the body's ability to convert sugars, starches, and other foods into energy. The long-term effects of...

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Neuroma

A neuroma is a painful condition, also referred to as a "pinched nerve" or a nerve tumor. It is a benign growth of nerve tissue frequently found between the third and fourth toes. It...

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MicroVAS

Peripheral neuropathy is a condition of nerve impairment, sometimes caused by illnesses such as Diabetes. It is characterized by pain, tingling, burning or numbness in the feet or hands. Balance...

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Heel pain

The heel bone is the largest of the 26 bones in the human foot, which also has 33 joints and a network of more than 100 tendons, muscles, and ligaments. Like all bones, it is subject to outside...

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Custom Orthotics

Prescription orthotics are medically engineered shoe inserts that gently keep foot bones and tissues properly aligned. Prescription orthotics hold the foot in its most neutral position to...

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