Tag: clearwater podiatrist

  • Conservative Non-Surgical Bunion Treatment

    Bunion treatment is often comprised of both surgical and non-surgical treatments. A bunion is a painful deformity of the joint located at the base of the great toe. Although ill-fitting shoes can trigger the development of a bunion, they are not the cause, according to Harvard Health Publications. It is important that bunions get treated […]

  • Toenail Disorders: 3 Good Reasons to Schedule a Podiatry Visit

    As any professional Clearwater podiatrist can attest, there are many different types of toenail disorders that can befall a person over the course of his or her lifetime. Fungal infections, which we’ve touched upon previously, are one of them. Here’s a look at three more that warrant a visit to the podiatrist: Periungual Warts Periungual […]

  • Laser Treatment for Toenail Fungus Can Banish Beach Time Embarrassment

    Switching from winter snow boots to open toe shoes and sandals in the late spring is a happy occasion for many Americans. However, there are those that dread the seasonal change of footwear because of toenail fungus related embarrassment. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, it is one of the most common nail disorders […]

  • Causes and Treatment of Heel Pain

    Nothing is more frustrating that beginning an activity only to find yourself afflicted with heel pain. Heel pain can have many causes. A visit to your local Clearwater podiatrist is a sure way to discover the cause of your heel pain and begin a successful treatment plan. The podiatrist will need to know exactly where […]

  • 4 Tips on How to Avoid Achilles Tendinitis for Runners

    For runners who compete in long distance marathons, achilles tendinitis can affect your performance. It happens when the achilles (the large tendon that connects your two calf muscles to the back of your heel bone) gets inflamed due to too much stress, or sustained weight. Then, over time scar tissue covers the tendon making it […]