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Get a Handle on Athlete’s Foot

15 Aug 2018 Posted by American Foot and Leg in Foot Problems

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,…

Early Diagnosis Can Ease Peripheral Neuropathy

31 Jul 2018 Posted by American Foot and Leg in Foot Problems

Do You Have a Tingling Sensation in Your Feet? It’s estimated that 20 million Americans have some form of the condition known as peripheral neuropathy. Your peripheral nerves are made up of 43 pairs of motor and sensory nerves that are situated outside of your brain and spinal cord…

What Do Your Toenails Tell About Your Health?

30 Jun 2018 Posted by American Foot and Leg in Foot Problems

The shape, texture, and shade of your toenails can actually tell you things about your health that you may not otherwise be alerted to. Some symptoms of health issues can be seen when changes in your toenails occur. Heart, liver, lung, and other problems can…

June is National Great Outdoors Month

15 Jun 2018 Posted by American Foot and Leg in Foot Problems

Are your feet ready for National Great Outdoors Month? June is the month when the country celebrates the beauty and benefits of exploring the great outdoors. The celebration highlights the joys of hiking, fishing, camping, boating, swimming and biking in majestic spots that offer true connections…

Diabetics: Step Up Your Foot Care Regimen

30 Apr 2018 Posted by American Foot and Leg in Diabetic Foot

Maintaining proper care of your feet is important to everyone, but is especially vital if you suffer from diabetes. An appropriate foot care regimen is necessary for diabetics, as this disease has the potential to cause loss of feeling in the feet resulting from poor…