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What Causes Foot Fungus

30 Nov 2016 Posted by American Foot and Leg in Foot Problems

You may have seen the cartoon character ‘foot fungus’ created by advertisers of antifungal creams. While this paints a colorful picture of the frustration that can be created by a fungal infection, it falls short of explaining how this incredibly common and sometimes chronic condition…

Types of Foot Therapy

11 Nov 2016 Posted by American Foot and Leg in Foot Care and Health

Today, there are numerous types of foot therapy available. Fortunately, with most specialists, the type of foot therapy can be tailored to your condition. Depending upon your ailment, there are numerous options to choose from for your condition. MLS Laser Therapy MLS Laser Therapy is…

Plantar Fascial Tears

17 Oct 2016 Posted by American Foot and Leg in Foot Problems

Whether it begins abruptly or appears progressively over time, foot pain can significantly impede both physical activities and normal daily activities. Although it can inspire some useful conventional wisdom, foot and heel pain arise from a wide variety of causes and can often indicate a…

Is Toenail Fungus Hereditary?

15 Sep 2016 Posted by American Foot and Leg in Toenail Fungus

Toenail fungus, or onychomycosis, is a persistent fungal infection of the nails, and can be an unsightly problem. While the most common symptom is the yellowish discoloration of the nail, the fungus responsible for the discoloration and damage to the nail can also cause inflammation…

How Do Toenails Grow?

15 Aug 2016 Posted by American Foot and Leg in Foot Care and Health

Nails serve an important purpose – protecting your fingers and toes from injury! The anatomy of finger and toenails are very similar, but toe nails grow a lot slower. The nails grow out of a little pocket under the skin. Your nails actually began growing…