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Ingrown Toenails

By Healthy Feet Podiatry | November 4, 2022 | Comments Off on Ingrown Toenails

What causes an ingrown toenail? Ingrown toenails are mainly caused by improper cutting of the nail and surrounding skin. If the nail is trimmed at an angle rather than straight across, there is often a piece of nail left behind. Other causes of ingrown toenails are contributed by tight fitting shoes or cleats, pedicures, fungal …

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Plantar Fasciitis

By Healthy Feet Podiatry | September 30, 2022 | Comments Off on Plantar Fasciitis

What is Plantar Fasciitis? By definition, plantar fasciitis is the inflammation of the plantar fascia. The plantar fascia is a thick band of tissue that originates at the bottom of the heel bone and runs the length of your foot and attaches at the toes.  What are symptoms of Plantar Fasciitis? Patients with plantar fasciitis …

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Do I Have a Plantar Wart?

By Healthy Feet Podiatry | May 4, 2021 | Comments Off on Do I Have a Plantar Wart?

What exactly is a plantar wart? Plantar warts are skin lesions that occur on the bottom of our feet. These lesions are caused by subtypes of the Human Papilloma Virus, mainly HPV 1, 2 and 4. The virus embeds itself in the top layer of the skin called the epidermis. The virus will then replicate …

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Is there an alternative to neuroma surgery?

By Healthy Feet Podiatry | March 25, 2021 | 0 Comments

Do you have a pesky neuroma, and feel like you’ve exhausted all your options, yet you still don’t want to pursue surgery? Have you often thought, is there any other option? What if there is, and it can be done in office? At Advanced Podiatry we offer state of the art cryosurgery, which is a …

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COVID-19 toes

By Healthy Feet Podiatry | June 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

Some of you may have heard of a pandemic that is currently ongoing called COVID-19. Its hallmark symptoms are mostly upper respiratory in nature, however there are some hidden signs that you may be a silent carrier of the virus. This brings us to COVID toes/feet. There have been numerous reports of a Pernio appearing …

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Chronic Ankle Instability

By Healthy Feet Podiatry | February 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

  Are you constantly twisting your ankle? Does making a small misstep cause your ankle to roll and put you in extreme pain?! You may be suffering from chronic ankle instability. Ankle sprains are one of the most common injuries and when not treated properly can lead to much bigger problems in the future. Early …

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WARTS ON THE RISE WITH THE TEMPERATURE!

By Healthy Feet Podiatry | February 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

In Florida spring seems to come at different times every year. This year it is mid February and it is already feeling like spring! Pollen is everywhere, but before we know it the pools will be at full  capacity! With the increase in time walking barefoot and in public places we typically see an increase in …

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Flat Feet

By Healthy Feet Podiatry | January 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

Flat feet making it impossible for you commit to your New Year’s resolution?! Flat feet or more technically called Pes Planus is a condition where the medial arch of the foot is decrease or sometimes non existent. The particular causes of flat feet vary from being normal in the very young being a inherited or …

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Bunions and Hammertoes

By Healthy Feet Podiatry | October 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

Are your feet and toes in constant pain?! Are your toes looking odd and pointing in weird directions?! More than likely you are suffering from bunions and hammertoes! These are painful foot conditions that affect up to 25% of all adults. Bunions are not just a bump on the inside of the foot, it is …

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Does your child complain of heel pain?

By Healthy Feet Podiatry | September 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

  Heel pain in children is one of the most common pediatric complaints we see. As a parent I understand the gut wrenching feeling of watching your child suffer. Foot pain is no different. At Healthy Feet Podiatry we see patients of all ages. Our youngest patients present to us with a variety of conditions, …

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