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If you’re looking for methods to get rid of calluses on your heels, balls of your feet, or toes, you’re in the right place. Calluses are unsightly patches of rough skin that develop on your feet and can cause discomfort and possibly embarrassment. Thankfully, there are some at-home treatment options that you can try to…

Children and teenagers may experience growing pains – foot, ankle, and leg problems that cause pain in the bones and leg muscles. However, in many cases, these pains can be caused by a misalignment in the lower extremities. Our bunion specialist in Bethesda, MD, explains more below.  Symptoms of Growing Pains The symptoms of growing…

Nail fungus is caused by tiny microscopic fungi. They enter the body through small cuts in your skin and infect your toenails, which may not be noticeable in the beginning. However, over time, the fungi grow, making your toenail thick and discolored. Fungus can also spread to the skin, leading to a painful infection. Left…

Ingrown toenails can be extremely painful, unsightly, and even become infected if left untreated. You may be in pain or embarrassed by the appearance of an ingrown toenail. However, there are treatments available for this condition, so you don’t have to hide your feet or suffer in pain! Our bunion specialist in Bethesda, MD, explains…

As the temperatures drop, winter calls for extra foot care, such as insulated boots and moisture-wicking socks. Proper winter boots will keep your feet warm, comfortable, and safe from frostbite and numbness. Our Springfield, VA, podiatrist advises you to always wear proper footwear during extreme winter temperatures and wants to provide some extra advice for…

Both flat feet and high-arched feet are abnormal structures of the foot that need special attention. If you have flat feet, you may be wondering what you can do to prevent or alleviate foot conditions associated with this foot type. Flat feet do put you at risk for certain foot problems, including Achilles tendonitis and…

Charcot foot is a rare and serious condition that affects those with peripheral neuropathy, especially people with diabetes. Charcot weakens the bones, joints, and tissues of the foot or ankle and can even break or dislocate the joints in the foot or ankle. If not caught in its earliest stage, this can lead to collapse…

While rarely considered a serious issue (in fact, many people have flat feet and don’t even realize it) flat feet can cause problems, including pain in the heels and arches. If you have flat feet and are experiencing pain, it’s important that you schedule an evaluation with our podiatrist who can help you. Our bunion…

Tendinitis is the inflammation of a tendon caused by stress or injury. Achilles tendinitis is simply inflammation of the Achilles tendon, the largest tendon in the body which connects your heel bone to your calf muscles. While the Achilles tendon is strong and can withstand pressure, it is prone to injury and inflammation with overuse.…

Gout is a painful arthritic condition that affects the joints in the big toe, ankle, and knee and causes severe pain and swelling. The condition can happen to anyone, but is more common in individuals with existing arthritis. Our podiatrists in Gaithersburg explain what triggers gout and how to get treatment for it to prevent…

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