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And the Oscar Goes to…Toenail Fungus

22 Feb 2013 Posted by American Foot and Leg in Foot Problems

By Loren Colon, DPM, FACFAS Nail fungus is a chronic condition that may be embarrassing, but it’s a lot more common than you may think. Celebrities are certainly not immune to how embarrassing toenail fungus can present. Many people including celebrities won’t wear sandals due…

Even Victoria Beckham Suffers from Bunions!

22 Jan 2013 Posted by American Foot and Leg in Foot Problems

As recently noted in the Daily Mail, Victoria Beckham has been suffering in agony for years from cramming her feet into six-inch stilettos. She experience sharp, shooting pain but is still being seen in public wearing high heels. In fact she insists that she will…

Feet Hurt? Orthotics May be the Solution

22 Jan 2013 Posted by American Foot and Leg in Foot Pain

If you’ve ever had foot problems, you know how painful and inconvenient they can be. Have you actually tried going to a specialist to see if orthotics is an option? Before you dismiss the idea because the term brings mental pictures of the classic orthotic…

New York Jets Santonio Holmes Lisfranc injury

05 Nov 2012 Posted by American Foot and Leg in Sports Injuries

By Loren Colon, D.P.M. Diplomate, American Board of Podiatric Surgery Initial reports stated that New York Jet’s wide receiver Santonio Holmes had suffered a foot sprain because x-rays on the foot were negative. But subsequent MRI exam results were sent to a foot specialist in…

How to Treat Bunions

02 Nov 2012 Posted by American Foot and Leg in Foot Pain

Earlier this month, we talked about how to prevent bunions. But what if you’re one of the four million Americans who already have bunions? A bunion is frequently a form of arthritis, and it usually takes the form of a bony bump on the outside…