Category: Foot Health Tips

If you suffer from bunions, you know the pain of a deformity that happens when the base of your big toe pushes outward. Bunions are often thought to be hereditary, and they occur more in women who tend to wear uncomfortable shoes for the sake of fashion.   As much as 25% of all adults 18 to 65 …

4 Steps to Work Out the Right Way & Protect Your Feet

Have you decided to exercise more in 2020? Regular physical activity is an important piece of our overall health. Whether you’re choosing to hit the pavement hard and begin a high-intensity workout routine, or you’re simply adding regular walks into your day, the change in routine can cause injury or discomfort that quickly curtails your …

Could Your Foot Pain Be Bursitis?

Bursitis is a painful condition brought on by inflamed bursa—small fluid-filled sacks that protects joints from irritation. You may have heard of bursitis in the hip, shoulder or knees, but it can also occur in the feet. Pain occurs in the tissues both in and around the affected joints.  If you experience aching feet that …

Pregnancy & Foot Health

Many pregnant women complain about foot pain while they are expecting. Foot pain can primarily be caused by weight gain and hormonal changes taking place in the body. By understanding how pregnancy impacts the health of a woman’s feet, a pregnant woman can take action to keep her feet as healthy and comfortable as possible. …

What are flat feet?

What are flat feet? “Flat feet” is a medical condition where the arch is missing from the foot and the sole of the foot sits almost completely on the ground when standing.  Having flat feet is a relatively common condition effecting 20-30% of the population.  Most babies are born with flat feet and develop an …

Molecular Nail and Wound Testing: The PCR Advantage

What is PCR Testing? Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) is the most innovative testing method used by some of the best Pathology laboratories to make an extremely fast diagnosis from a sample your doctor has sent.  Our pathology lab, Pathology Lab of Georgia, has gone through the necessary credentialing and strict requirements to become both CLIA …