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Village Podiatry Centers Acquires North Georgia Podiatry

Village Podiatry Centers announces the acquisition of North Georgia Podiatry in Canton, Georgia. Podiatrist, Stephen Byrne, was the primary podiatric care physician at North Georgia Podiatry at 224 Riverstone Drive Canton, Georgia. Dr. Byrne will be retiring effective May 15, 2018. The Riverstone Drive address will merge with the already established 132 Riverstone Terrace #101 …

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 …

Helpful Doctor Tips to Get Your Feet Ready for Winter

How to Take Care of Your Feet this Winter With each changing season brings a new set of guidelines for keeping feet happy and healthy. Just as skincare needs change from summer to winter, so to do needs for foot health. For diabetic patients, proper care of the feet during winter months can be even more …

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 …