Patient Education

Our team of specialists and staff believe that informed patients are better equipped to make decisions regarding their health and well being. For your personal use, we have created an extensive patient library covering an array of educational topics. Browse through these diagnoses and treatments to learn more about topics of interest to you. Or, for a more comprehensive search of our entire Web site, enter your term(s) in the search bar provided.

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... Athlete's Foot A chronic infection caused by various types of fungus, Athlete's foot is often spread in places where people go barefoot such as public showers or swimming pools...

Athletes Foot
... The fungus that causes athlete's foot thrives in damp, moist environments and often grows in warm, humid climates, such as locker rooms, showers and public pools; hence the name "athlete's foot...

Foot Odor
... The causes of foot odor are typically not harmful to your health, but do create an environment for the growth of fungus and bacteria...

Say Goodbye to Embarrassing Toenail Fungus with New PinPointe FootLaser
Characterized by thick, unsightly, discolored nails, fungus-infected toenails can be irritating, embarrassing and painful...

Fighting Fungal Toenails
Also known as onychomycosis, toenail fungus can be painful, irritating and embarrassing...

Walking Your Way To Good Foot Health
... If the Shoe Fits - Get Walking! Footwear plays a vital role in the duration of your walking routine, and shoes that don't fit properly or that lack support can lead to foot pain or injuries, such as blisters, corns, calluses, nail fungus and plantar fasciitis...

Beautify Your Feet for the Summer
...And to prevent ingrown nails and toenail fungus, keep toenails trimmed straight across...

Start Your Marathon Training off on the Right Foot
...If the pain gets worse with reduced exercise and rest, stop training and visit your podiatrist Aside from stress fractures which often occur from overtraining, additional foot problems you may experience include: Toenail problems, including ingrown and fungus Heel pain, such as plantar fasciitis Achilles tendon and calf pain Toe pain, such as bunions Shin splints Before you start training, our practice recommends visiting a podiatrist for a complete evaluation of your lower extremities...

When to Visit Your Podiatrist
Whether you suffer from chronic heel pain, are embarrassed by toenail fungus or were recently diagnosed with diabetes, you can benefit from visiting a professional podiatrist...

Outfitting Your Child with Proper Footwear
...   Avoid sharing shoes:  Hand-me-down shoes can spread fungi such as nail fungus and athlete’s foot...

Athlete's Foot
Athlete's foot is a skin infection caused by fungus...

Bone Infection
Osteomyelitis (an infection of the bone) can be caused by a variety of microbial agents (bacteria, fungus), the most common of which is staphylococcus aureus...

Foot Odor
...The odor is produced by bacteria and/or fungus that grows in the shoes and attaches to the skin...

Fungal Nails
A fungus is an organism that lives in warm moist areas...

Osteomyelitis (Bone Infection)
Osteomyelitis (an infection of the bone) can be caused by a variety of microbial agents (bacteria, fungus), the most common of which is staphylococcus aureus...

Smelly Feet
...The odor is produced by bacteria and/or fungus that grows in the shoes and attaches to the skin...

Thick Toenails
... Thick toenails can also be seen in individuals with nail fungus (onychomycosis), psoriasis, and hypothyroidism...

Yellow Toenails
...The fungus often develops underneath the nail, resulting in it becoming thick, raised, and yellow in color...