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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 …

7 signs that it`s time to see a podiatrist!

Every day at Village Podiatry Centers we see patients with foot and ankle pain. Foot pain isn’t normal – it’s a sign that something is wrong, and if something is causing you to experience pain, there is certainly a solution to be found. These are 7 signs that it`s time to see a podiatrist: Plantar …

Extremity Healthcare, Inc. & Village Podiatry Centers partner with Emory Healthcare Network in Georgia and Atlanta

ATLANTA – Village Podiatry Group, the largest podiatric medicine and surgery practice in Georgia, is partnering with the Emory Healthcare Network and with Emory’s Orthopedics & Spine Center in an effort to broaden patient access to podiatric care. “We are very pleased to partner with Emory Healthcare whose prestigious academic institution is known throughout the …

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 …

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 …

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 …