Having an ingrown toenail is fairly common. In fact, 20% of people who see a doctor for foot pain or other problems have one. Unfortunately, if you ignore your ingrown toenail and wait too long to get professional help, serious complications could arise.
Since falling is one of the leading causes of injury for older Americans, we want to talk about how you can work on preventing falls this month. We’re actually a little ahead of schedule, but you don’t want to wait too long to have a fall risk assessment.
Take it easy this Labor Day! After all that hard work, you deserve to put your feet up and pamper them a little. To keep your feet happy and healthy you’ll need more than a pedicure. Try putting these practices into place on a regular basis, starting now.
Even if you’re not actually going back to school, that doesn’t mean you don’t need new shoes. Take advantage of the many sales happening now and go shoe shopping! Just make sure you’re choosing substance over style—at least when it comes to your footwear.
Whether you’ve got one callus or many, proper care will help to renew your chaffed feet. Rather than fighting them with temporary home remedies, make an appointment with Progressive Podiatry. We’ll develop solutions to keep you callus-free in the future!
More than 100 million Americans currently have some form of diabetes. That means over 200 million feet are at risk for developing complications related to this disease. At Progressive Podiatry, we specialize in diabetic foot care and spreading awareness!
For serious issues, you don't skip the doctor and head straight for the pharmacy. Especially when it comes to podiatry. Over-the-counter options are convenient, but not nearly as effective as what we can do at Progressive Podiatry. Here's the scoop on OTC:
Having a bunion is no big deal, right? After all, millions of people have them. But these bony lumps often lead to pain, discomfort, and further complications. Especially without the proper treatment. Be bunion-free with help from Progressive Podiatry!
Don’t let your footwear interfere with your comfort. While orthotics may improve every pair of shoes, they can address common issues like foot pain, pressure, friction, and even poor balance. Just remember, not all inserts are created equal!
Battling foot fungus on your own can be a long, tedious—and often unsuccessful—process. Although there are plenty of over-the-counter and natural remedies online, if you really want to know how to fight this common problem, you’ve come to the right place.
Although millions of people share this complaint, few of them seek professional help for their feet. If your feet hurt chronically, it’s not an issue you should ignore! Since we’ve seen it all at Progressive Podiatry, we’ll share some common culprits.
With summer only a few weeks away, it’s time to get your feet sandal-ready! After months of hiding them, you may be worried about baring your toes. Fortunately, we can help you feel comfortable with your own feet again. Just in time, too!