Toenail Fungus Sucks: American Foot to the Rescue

Better next summer If you are tired of looking at and trying to hide brittle, yellow toenails, call one of the convenient American Foot locations and make an appointment to discuss the fungal jungle on your toes. There are some great new treatments available, and your tootsies could be stunning [...]

By |2019-01-04T18:22:39+00:00January 1st, 2019|Toenail Fungus|Comments Off on Toenail Fungus Sucks: American Foot to the Rescue

What You Should Know About Malignant Melanoma

By Praya Mam, D.P.M. As a podiatric physician/surgeon, I have encountered various lesions that occur on the feet and legs. The vast majority of these lesions are benign; however, some turn out to be malignant melanomas. Some examples of benign lesions that look like malignant melanomas [...]

By |2018-12-14T20:57:15+00:00December 1st, 2018|Skin Lesions|Comments Off on What You Should Know About Malignant Melanoma

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month

The month of November has been designated the National Diabetes Awareness Month, and the healthcare professionals at American Foot and Leg Specialists typically educate their patients on the many ways that diabetes can affect health other than just raising the "sugar" levels in the bloodstream. Diabetes is a systemic disease [...]

By |2018-11-07T19:53:29+00:00November 1st, 2018|Conditions|0 Comments

How To Fix Ingrown Toenails

An ingrown toenail occurs when the edged curve of one of your toenails grows into the skin instead of over it. Although any of your toenails can become ingrown, the big toe is the most common nail to which this happens. An ingrown toenail can cause pain, tenderness and redness around your toenail, [...]

By |2019-01-04T18:17:58+00:00October 1st, 2018|Foot Problems|Comments Off on How To Fix Ingrown Toenails

Achilles Tendonitis: A Pain for Athletes

The board-certified doctors at American Foot & Leg Specialists with 4 convenient locations in the south Atlanta area are experienced at diagnosing foot pain. Their approach is to talk with the patient about his or her condition, conduct tests, and make recommendations for treatment. Two conditions commonly confused are Achilles Tendonitis [...]

By |2018-09-28T20:53:17+00:00September 15th, 2018|Conditions|0 Comments

Avoid Common Foot Problems with Properly-Fitted Shoes

One of the most neglected parts of the body is the feet. Every day, your feet go through considerable stress to help carry your weight in motion. Because of the heavy load, the feet are at high risk of injury. In fact, the feet are at greater risk of injury more [...]

By |2018-08-28T21:53:06+00:00September 1st, 2018|Foot Problems|0 Comments

Get a Handle on Athlete’s Foot

Athlete's Foot Tinea pedis or athlete’s foot is a highly contagious fungal infection oftentimes found on the feet. The fungus can also spread to the hands and toenails. Although it is not a serious condition, athlete’s foot can be very difficult to get rid of, sometimes lasting for years. However, if [...]

By |2018-10-01T19:45:50+00:00August 15th, 2018|Foot Problems|0 Comments

Practice Balance to Prevent Falls: 3 Simple Exercises

Poor balance puts you more at risk of falling. This is especially true for older adults and people who’re recovering from an injury. Here are three simple exercises that promise to improve your balance. One-Leg Stand Whether you’re watching TV at home or relaxing during your lunch break, a one-leg stand [...]

By |2018-08-28T15:08:00+00:00August 1st, 2018|Preventive Healthcare|0 Comments

Peripheral Neuropathy Diagnosis

Early Diagnosis of Peripheral Neuropathy Best Do You Have a Tingling Sensation in Your Feet? It may be an early sign that you are developing peripheral neuropathy. Getting diagnosised early and starting treatment can be beneficial long term. It's estimated that 20 million Americans have some form of the condition known as peripheral [...]

By |2018-12-06T16:21:26+00:00July 31st, 2018|Foot Problems|0 Comments