Our Podiatry Blog

Ingrown Toenail Surgery

Not all cases of ingrown toenails require surgery, yet some do. Why is this such a problem that surgical intervention is sometimes needed? Let's start by looking at ingrown toenail symptoms and how they can make life miserable. How Ingrown Toenails Happen...

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Fungal Toenail Treatments

There are very few problems in life where ignoring them and hoping they go away works. Even in those rare instances when you can get away with it, it is still better to take the initiative and responsibility to address them. This is important in so many...

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Why Your Toenails Turned Yellow

When your nails start turning yellow—and especially if they also become ragged, crumbly, and distorted—it's an indication of a fungal infection. We know the thought of fungus growing on your body might make your skin crawl, but hopefully it will help at...

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SMART Foot Health Resolutions for 2018

Foot care resolutions are smart. Of course, they’re even better when they’re SMART! Many people are already familiar with the SMART acronym, but here’s a quick explanation for those of you who might not – basically, you want your goals to be: “I want to...

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Pillars of Diabetic Foot Care

The health and wellbeing of your feet is important if you want to stay mobile and independent. If you are diabetic, your foot health is downright essential for preventing serious medical complications. The good news is that a diabetic foot care plan can...

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How Diabetes Affects Your Feet

  Every November is National Diabetes Month (sponsored by the American Diabetes Association). The purpose behind this designation is to raise awareness about diabetes risk factors and encourage people to make smart lifestyle decisions. We want you to be as...

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Preventing Ingrown Toenails

Various lower limb issues tend to be more prominent in various demographics, but one that tends to be a universal problem is ingrown toenails. Now, an ingrown toenail can certainly be treated—whether at home or here in our office—but we’re pretty sure you...

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Why Are My Ankles Often Giving Out?

Colorado Springs is one of the most physically-active communities in the entire nation. Every year, you can find us either at or near the top of the list and, as medical professionals, we have to say that’s simply awesome! You can achieve so many benefits...

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