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What Is Diabetic Neuropathy?

In 2002, according to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease, approximately 65% of those living with diabetes also had some degree of correlated neuropathy. In many cases, it is the symptoms of neuropathy that lead to the diagnosis of diabetes, because these symptoms indicate to the patient that there may be …

Foot Health Highlight: HPV of the Foot and Treatment Options for Plantar Warts

If you’ve noticed new, small areas of growth on the sole of your child’s foot recently, there’s no need to panic. More than likely your child has been exposed to Human Papilloma Virus (HPV); a virus that can infect the skin leading to the development of plantar warts. Plantar warts are the most common infection …

Foot Health Highlight: Pediatric Foot Injury and When to Be Concerned About Damage to Your Child’s Growth Plate

Whenever podiatrists hear of a child suffering from an injury, we automatically worry about possible damage to growth plates. It’s a legitimate concern that needs to be thoroughly evaluated upon presentation to the doctor. When dealing with lower extremity injuries the podiatrist will typically x-ray and clinically evaluate the injury to determine if the area in and …

Tips from Your Foot Doctor: Safety Guide for Salon Pedicures

Summer is here, and men and women alike are flocking to nail salons hoping to perfect their toenails for sandals and peep-toe heels! This week we’re taking the opportunity to remind you of some ‘salon smart’ tips that will help you select a salon that’s clean so you receive that pedicure you’ve been craving without putting yourself …

Q&A With Dr. Richardson of Village Podiatry Centers

Question: What should diabetics watch out for when inspecting the condition of their feet? Answer: Diabetes can impact circulation in the lower extremities, which, in turn, puts diabetics at an increased risk for foot problems. Inspect your feet daily. If you are unable, have someone examine your feet for you. Inspection of your feet is …

Dr. Carl Kihm on the TV show “The Doctors”

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