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Diabetic Nerve Pain

30 Jun 2016 Posted by American Foot and Leg in Diabetic Foot

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention, diabetes affects 26 million people in the U. S. What is more, diabetes-related problems can initially be noticed in your feet. In fact, diabetes affects the body in numerous ways. With the feet, issues generally…

What Is Hammer Toe?

15 Jun 2016 Posted by American Foot and Leg in Foot Problems

Anyone can suffer from hammer toe. This condition usually affects the second toe, bending so that it looks somewhat deformed and resembling a claw. Other toes can also become afflicted with time. The causes of hammer toe can vary, but shoes are often to blame….

3 Familiar Foot Problems

15 Apr 2016 Posted by American Foot and Leg in Foot Problems

Oh, my aching feet! That familiar refrain can stem from a multitude of foot problems, and at American Foot & Leg Specialists we deal with all of them, from diagnosis to treatment. If you live in the South Atlanta metro area, we’re here to help when…

Is Toenail Fungus Painful?

28 Mar 2016 Posted by American Foot and Leg in Toenail Fungus

Quite often toenail pain is disregarded until it can no longer be endured. In fact, the pain can be so excruciating that walking in your shoes may be difficult. Even more, people often procrastinate in seeking medical attention until walking is unbearable. However, you can…

Tips for Good Foot Health

29 Feb 2016 Posted by American Foot and Leg in Foot Care and Health

According to the American College of Sports Medicine, your feet carry you about 5,117 steps every day. By the time the average person is fifty they would have walked over 75,000 miles. Although most people never consider their feet until they are in pain or have…

Runner’s Feet

15 Feb 2016 Posted by American Foot and Leg in Foot Problems

Whether you are a novice or a lifelong runner, proper foot care is the most vital aspect of running. However, it is also the most commonly neglected. Even beginner runners know to stretch their legs, but we often think that an expensive shoe is all…