The Connection Between Shoes and Blisters

by Dr. Cathleen A. McCarthy, Pinnacle Peak Podiatry https://podiatryshoereview.blogspot.com I recently treated a twenty-year old female patient who went to Las Vegas and spent an evening in ill-fitting heels. She developed a series of blisters that covered all her toes on both feet, a
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Bunions

by Jackie Schwartz, DPM 3rd Year Resident, The Podiatry Institute Hallux abductovalgus describes a deviation of the great toe, commonly known as a bunion deformity. It is a foot pathology commonly seen by podiatrists who understand the multiple etiologies and treatment options. Many p
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Your Leg bone is connected to Your Hip Bone…

By Mehrnaz Kouhkan, DPM 2nd Year Resident, The Podiatry Institute When a patient complains of pain in the foot, hip, knee and/or back, a complete examination that includes the back and lower body becomes essential. It is crucial to evaluate each patient above and beyond the foot. By o
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Effectively Treating Toenail Fungus Requires Treatment of Shoes…

By Dr. Cathleen A. McCarthy Pinnacle Peak Podiatry Proper Treatment of Fungal Infections of the Feet, Whether Skin or Toenails, Requires Proper Treatment of Your Shoes! This is a bit off my usual topic of reviewing shoes (and I’ll spare you accompanying visual) but I thought 
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Selecting the Right Insoles, and When to Replace Them

By Nicholas Giovinco, DPM Dekalb Medical PGY-2 Resident, Podiatry Institute One of the most common over the counter treatments for foot pain is not medication; it’s orthotics and other forms of shoe inserts. Many of these appliances are prescribed by foot and ankle specialists,
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