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Foot Pain from Shoes or Being Active?

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

Open, Sesamoid! By Loren Colon DPM, FACFAS Sesamoiditis is a painful inflammation of the sesamoid apparatus located in the forefoot. This condition often affects people who are physically active. It can present with edema of the entire plantar aspect of the foot. The sesamoids function…

Prevent Toenail Fungus

06 May 2013 Posted by American Foot and Leg in Foot Problems

Spring and Summer means sandals and bare feet. The last thing you want is nasty nails that you’re afraid for anyone to see. Here are some important ways to prevent fungus from infecting your toe nails. Wear the right socks and give your feet a…

Diagnosing and Treating an Ingrown Toenail

29 Apr 2013 Posted by American Foot and Leg in Foot Pain

By Loren Colon DPM, FACFAS An ingrown toenail is a common condition especially in children and young adults, where the nail begins to grow into the side of the nail fold and cuts into the skin next to the nail. This can become painful when…

Diabetes and Its Complications: The Diabetic You Mobile Tour

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

Shire Regenerative Medicine and HealTogether Partner with Celebrity Chef Charles Mattocks to Raise Awareness of Diabetes and its Complications Atlanta, GA, April, 2013 – Shire PLC (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG), the company’s Regenerative Medicine business, its community education program HealTogether, and celebrity chef Charles Mattocks…

Dr. Paul Colon Featured in Clayton Magazine

26 Mar 2013 Posted by American Foot and Leg in Foot Problems

Paul Colon DPM, FACFAS featured in the Clayton Magazine Health 2013 edition. Dr. Colon is a well known board certified podiatrist and founder of American Foot & Leg Specialists. What his patients may not be aware of is his involvement with Governor’s Glen, a memory…