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Stem Cells for Ankle Sprains?

Regenerative Medicine: minimally invasive alternatives to foot and ankle surgery. Stem cells Joint surgery of the ankle or foot isn’t necessarily a bad thing. Invasive joint procedures performed by highly-skilled surgeons help millions of patients each year regain an active, pain-free lifestyle. The problem is that surgery doesn’t come with a guarantee of success. It’s […]

What are the main causes of ingrown toenails?

My ingrown toenails keep coming back. The main causes of ingrown toenails? Some people can go their whole life without ever suffering from ingrown toenails. So why to some people get them and others don’t? Some common causes and risk factors are: Ill-fitting shoes or high heels: Tight shoes and high heels can cause the […]

How to Use a Pumice Stone

How to Use a Pumice Stone Pumice stone is a type of material that forms when extremely hot lava mixes with water. The mixture causes the lava to rapidly cool, and produces a very porous and rough stone. We can then use it to rub away dry, peeling skin. The use of the stone requires […]

Staph Infection

Skin infection overview: staph infection. Most people have heard about staph infections, often through queasiness-inducing stories of medical mishaps. Many also known that the bacteria responsible, Staphylococcus Aureus, is resistant to commonly-used antibiotics (and becoming more so every year). Staph infections can indeed become life-threatening emergencies. Yet it’s also true that about 25% of normal, […]

Do you suffer from acute or chronic sores

Do open wounds or chronic sores put you at risk for infection? Do you suffer from acute or chronic sores? Do they cause you pain, discomfort of embarrassment? Do open wounds put you at risk for infection or other serious medical conditions? If you answered yes to any of the previous questions, then the dermaPACE […]

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Toenail Fungus Treatment – Are Home Remedies Effective?

Are home remedies for unsightly toenail fungus treatment effective? There are plenty of good reasons to take a do-it-yourself approach to minor medical problems. There’s no doctor’s visit involved, and without prescription medication there’s no risk of side effects. Many home remedies also have little to no cost, making them an even more attractive option. What’s […]

Microphlebectomy: What to Expect 

Microphlebectomy Microphlebectomy, sometimes called an “ambulatory phlebectomy,” is a surgical procedure that can be used to remove some varicose veins. In most cases, a technique called endovenous laser ablation (ELVA) is used to remove varicose veins. However, in some cases, varicose veins are too twisty or close to the skin, to use ELVA. In these […]

Platelet Rich Plasma

Platelet Rich Plasma It’s difficult to overstate how unique regenerative therapies such as PRP – Platelet Rich Plasma- are. In previous decades many common injuries either required surgery for a full recovery or “stayed broke.” This is ironic because the patient’s problem isn’t a lack of surgery, it’s a lack of proper and complete healing. […]

Safety Tips for Walking

Blister

Blister When to see a doctor There are certain developments that you should keep an eye out for. Specifically, if your blister becomes discolored, inflames disproportionately, or fails to heal, you should seek out your care physician as soon as possible. If your blister begins to show a yellow, green or purple hue, this is […]

There are some things you can do at home to help relieve the symptoms of an painful ingrown toenail.

Treating Your Ingrown Toenail

Ingrown Toenail Treatment An ingrown toenail is a painful medical condition that can affect anyone regardless of age or other medical conditions. Luckily, there are a variety of treatments that can help repair an ingrown toenail. Do not ignore your infected nail. It is important to pay a visit to a healthcare provider. Only a […]

Tattoos and Eczema

Tattoo Removal: Do’s & Don’ts

Tattoo Removal: Do’s & Don’ts Tattoo Removal: Do’s  Ice and elevate the area the night after Tattoo Removal treatment. Use antibacterial soap and warm water to clean the treated area three times a day for two weeks.  Cover the treated area securely to avoid infection. Disinfect the area promptly if it is exposed to dirt […]

Laser Tattoo Removal and Swimming

Laser Tattoo Removal and Swimming Some people come in to the office and ask about swimming during the tattoo removal process. There are no concerns with swimming before starting laser tattoo removal. It is completely safe. What is a concern is swimming after a treatment session. You should wait between three to four days after […]

Does laser tattoo removal hurt?

Does laser tattoo removal hurt? This is one of the most common questions asked by patients before getting a laser tattoo removal, and for good reason. No one enjoys painful procedures. The answer to this question can vary depending on a few factors, but in the majority of cases laser tattoo removal does cause a […]

Nike Shoes and Favorites

By sacrificing comfort for looks, or choosing a pair of shoes that are wrong for our particular feet, we inevitable cause our feet to suffer. If you’ve ever put on a fabulous heel or stylish loafer and couldn’t wait to take them off when getting home, then you know just how excruciating it can be […]

Best Running Shoes

Best Running Shoes

Best Running Shoes Most of the time, athletic shoes can be categorized two ways: neutral sneakers and stability sneakers. Best Running Shoes for Stability sneakers most often contain a midsole and heel that is cushioned. This helps to control foot motion and prevent overpronation, the tendency to roll the foot inward too much. This decreases  […]

Hives Urticaria

Hives are welts (raised, itchy, red areas) that present on the skin. They begin as a reaction to certain medications, foods, and/or bug bites/stings. Seek immediate help and call 911 if the hives begin to spread to large areas or they begin to alter your breathing. While they can be dangerous, hives usually go away […]

Pyoderma Gangrenosum

What is pyoderma gangrenosum? Not a type of gangrene, pyoderma gangrenosum is a rare type of skin ulceration that is treatable. This disease is not contagious, so no need to be concerned about transferral. What causes pyoderma gangrenosum? It is not known exactly what causes pyoderma gangrenosum, but in many cases, it occurs following a […]

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Can’t sleep cold feet

Can’t sleep, cold feet If you are having trouble finding truly restful sleep at night, you might be surprised to find out that cold feet may be the source of your dismay. When asleep, cold feet can constrict the blood vessels, causing an imbalance in circulation overall. According to the National Sleep Foundation, when you […]

Get Rid of Smelly Feet and Shoes

Often patients may get smelly feet (otherwise known as bromodosis) every once in a while, but there are a select few that may suffer from stinky feet chronically. Thankfully, there are options to get rid of Smelly Feet and Shoes and combat the odor and regain your confidence. Fast facts on smelly feet Here are […]