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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…

Can Cold Weather Affect Your Feet?

22 Jan 2016 Posted by American Foot and Leg in Foot Problems

Everyone knows that it is important to dress warmly with a few layers when temperatures start to drop. However, it is not only your hands, face and core that needs protection from cold weather conditions like frigid winds, colder air and snow when you go…

Shoes for Diabetic Feet

30 Nov 2015 Posted by American Foot and Leg in Diabetic Foot

Diabetes is a condition which can cause a myriad of issues for patients. Any diabetic in your life will tell you that diabetic feet can wreak havoc on their ability to live a normal life. Diabetic feet are mostly caused by neuropathy, which is nerve damage in…