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Is toenail fungus painful? Why you should not ignore it.

Hammertoe symptoms Cranberry Twp

Hammertoe Treatment

Hammertoe Treatment and other toe deformities:  Hammertoe treatment , claw toe, and mallet toe are a group of joint conditions which occur in the smaller toes of the foot, toes 2-4. These malformations never affect the big toe, toe 1, although several other joint conditions do. Note that these are true physical deformities. They affect […]

Kerydin

KERYDIN Toenail fungus is not only unsightly, but it can develop and cause major health risks if left untreated. Kerydin is an FDA approved topical treatment used to stop the growth of nail fungus. Kerydin (Tavaborole) is an oxaborole antifungal medication. It is specifically used for nail fungus due to Trichophyton mentagrophytes or Trichophyton rubrum. […]

Before Going to the Podiatrist

What You Need to Know

As much as we use our feet they are commonly one of the most neglected body parts. This is especially true here in Pittsburgh, since the climate often forces feet to be covered in some form of footwear for most of the year. This means that when it is time to go to the podiatrist, you may feel that your feet are unprepared for full attention and focus from professional foot doctors. But this is only one of several myths associated with taking a visit to your local foot doctor specialist in Pittsburgh. With this in mind, here are a few things that you should do, and a few things you shouldn’t worry about before taking a trip to the podiatrist.

Epsom Salt Bath Uses

Ever taken a hot Epsom salt bath? Epsom Salt Bath Uses You might want to consider it if you’re experiencing the joint pain of arthritis. Maybe you’re sore from working out and don’t want to take any more Motrin or Aleve than you already are. Or perhaps you’re stressed out and need some help relaxing. […]

Home Plantar Fasciitis Treatment

Home Plantar Fasciitis Treatment 101

Home Plantar Fasciitis Treatment 101 Plantar fasciitis (pronounced PLAN-tur fas-e-I-tis) is caused by an inflammation in the heel of the foot. It is one of the most commonly diagnosed causes of heel pain in active men and women between the ages of 40 and 70. It’s primary cause is the inflammation of the thick, weblike […]

Try Walking Off Your Plantar Fasciitis

Try Walking Off Your Plantar Fasciitis by Sally Key (personal experience with plantar fasciitis)

It might sound counter intuitive, but walking can actually be the best possible treatment for plantar fasciitis. If you are like me in the past, you might be wondering what is plantar fasciitis. To be honest, I think many of us know what it is but do not know what it is called. Throughout my life I’ve been an active walker and a keen hiker – much preferring to walk across town than drive a car or heaven forbid, take the bus.