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Summer is here, and it’s time to keep our feet cool and in good health during these hot months! When we let our feet out to breathe, we also expose them to the sun, fungi, and bacteria in the environment. It’s essential to take precautions to prevent sunburn and infection. Our Springfield, VA, podiatrist gives…

Summer is here, and many people are breaking out their flip-flops to cool their feet down! While flip-flops may be the go-to summer shoe, they’re not good for your foot and ankle health. Thankfully, a few alternatives can provide the same comfort and airflow without sacrificing your feet. Our Springfield, VA, podiatrist explains more below.…

Turf toe is the common term used to describe a ligament sprain around the big toe joint. It is a painful condition that frequently occurs in sports (the term originates from football players who practice on artificial turf). Our Springfield, VA, podiatrist explains more below. What is Turf Toe? Turf toe is a sprain of…

Running and jogging are both excellent forms of exercise. However, some people (both professionals and beginners!) may experience foot pain during or after their run. It’s common if you overuse your muscles or jump right into an intense exercise regimen. Our Springfield, VA, podiatrist explains more here. Most Common Foot Conditions Some of the most…

If you have a cut, injury, or ulcer on your foot, you must visit our podiatrist immediately to have it treated. Untreated wounds will only worsen with time, become infected, and possibly lead to limb amputation in severe cases. This is especially important for those with diabetes, as the condition can delay healing even more.…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Varicose veins are twisted veins that mostly occur on the feet and legs. The presence of varicose veins is usually only a cosmetic concern; however, some people may experience discomfort caused by varicose veins. Our Springfield, VA, podiatrist provides some information on varicose veins below.  How Do They Form? Damaged or weak valves in the…

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