Portfolio Category: Podiatry

Laser Treatment for Fungal Nails

Laser Treatment for Fungal Nails Laser treatment of the nail may reduce excessive thickness, improve appearance, and make trimming easier. It may also resolve the underlying fungal infection and prevent additional infection by opportunistic organisms. Generally speaking, the earlier treatment is begun, the better the outcome. That said, treatment of fungal or dystrophic nails is…
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Warts

Most foot warts are harmless, even though they may be painful. They are often mistaken for corns or calluses, which are layers of dead skin that build up to protect an area which is being continuously irritated. A wart, however, is caused by a viral infection which invades the skin through small or invisible cuts…
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Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is the term commonly used to refer to heel and arch pain traced to an inflammation on the bottom of the foot. More specifically, plantar fasciitis is an inflammation of the connective tissue, called plantar fascia, that stretches from the base of the toes, across the arch of the foot, to the point…
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Neuroma

A neuroma is an enlarged, benign growth of nerves, most commonly between the third and fourth toes. Neuromas are caused by tissue rubbing against and irritating the nerves. Pressure from poorly fitting shoes or an abnormal bone structure can also lead to this condition. Symptoms may include sensations of thickness, burning, numbness, tingling, or pain…
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