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.

As always, you can contact our office to answer any questions or concerns.

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... Achilles Tendon Ankle Instability Ankle Sprains Arthritic Foot & Ankle Care Athlete's Foot Bunions Calluses Corns Crush Injuries Diabetic Foot Flat Feet Fungal Toenails Hammertoes Heel Spurs Ingrown Toenails Neuromas Plantar Fasciitis Warts Wounds Ankle Sprains Ankle sprains are caused by an unnatural twisting or force on the ankle bones of the foot, often resulting in one or more ligaments on the outside of the ankle to be stretched or torn...

Easy Ways to Prevent and Treat an Ingrown Toenail
Ingrown toenails, also known as onychocryptosis, can be annoying and painful...

Say Goodbye to Embarrassing Toenail Fungus with New PinPointe FootLaser
...Severe cases can impair one's ability to walk or lead to painful ingrown toenails...

Taking Steps Toward Healthier, More Attractive Feet
... Trim toenails straight across and gently file away sharp corners to prevent ingrown toenails...

Common Childhood Foot Injuries and Ailments
... Ingrown Toenails Ingrown toenails occur when one or both sides of the nail begin to break through and grow into the soft skin of the toe...

Basic Foot Care Guidelines
...Be careful to only trim nails straight across and not on the sides or corners to avoid ingrown toenails...

Diabetic Complications and Amputation Prevention
... Ingrown toenails (which curve into the skin on the sides of the nail) and fungal infections can go unnoticed because of loss of feeling...

Diabetic Complications and Amputation Prevention
... Ingrown toenails (which curve into the skin on the sides of the nail) and fungal infections can go unnoticed because of loss of feeling...

Ingrown Toenails
... Causes Causes of ingrown toenails include: Heredity...

MRSA Infection of the Foot
...Those walking barefoot and suffering from common, relatively minor foot problems such as cuts, cracks in the skin, athlete’s foot, eczema, ingrown toenails, puncture wounds or corns and calluses can be at higher risk for infection since these conditions can cause minor tears in the skin which can act as portals for the bacteria to enter the body...

P.A.D. (Peripheral Arterial Disease)
...Keep edges rounded to avoid ingrown toenails, which can cause infections...

Peripheral Arterial Disease (P.A.D.)
...Keep edges rounded to avoid ingrown toenails, which can cause infections...

Staph Infections of the Foot
...Those walking barefoot and suffering from common, relatively minor foot problems such as cuts, cracks in the skin, athlete’s foot, eczema, ingrown toenails, puncture wounds or corns and calluses can be at higher risk for infection since these conditions can cause minor tears in the skin which can act as portals for the bacteria to enter the body...