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Time To Get Those Feet Working Again

The scent of spring is in the air, the weather is warming up, and the long winter hours spent indoors are behind us. It’s the perfect time to get outside and start exercising. As you head to the great outdoors … Continue reading

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The Confusion About Prescription Orthotics

Just Because it Looks Like a Duck Doesn’t Mean It’s A Duck…..             There  seems to be a lot of confusion about the concept of Custom Orthotics. There is a bombardment of misleading ads and … Continue reading

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What is Charcot Foot ?

Charcot foot is one of the many complications that can occur from diabetes.  Charcot is a form of arthritis that affects the joints and bones in the feet.  Patients with diabetes often have decreased sensation in their lower legs and … Continue reading

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It’s Not Just About Feet !

Although foot care is our specialty and focus, we at Tri-State Podiatry truly care about the person attached to those feet. One of the things we enjoy about coming to work each day is not only helping people become more … Continue reading

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Kids’ Feet

In the medical profession, it is often said, “children are not just little adults.”  This wise saying sums up what doctors and parents know very well: children have their own unique characteristics and need to be treated as such.  This … Continue reading

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Why Do I Have Calluses on the Soles of My Feet ?

Calluses are thickened portions of skin that appear on the body in areas receiving high amounts of friction or irritation.  A seasoned guitar player could point to the toughened areas on her fingers from years of strumming, or a mechanic … Continue reading

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What is That Bump on My Foot?

One of the most common reasons to visit a podiatrist comes from a painful bunion.  Patients typically complain of “bump pain” on the side of the foot at the base of the big toe.  There may even be numbness at … Continue reading

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Flip-Flop Flaws

Ah, the sweet smell of springtime.  Time to kick off those cramped winter boots, wiggle your toes, and step into some summer footwear.  But before you drag out last season’s tried-and-true flip-flops, take a moment to consider the ways your … Continue reading

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Love Your Feet !

The month of chocolates and valentines has arrived and love is in the air. Since many of us neglect our feet throughout the year, this season of caring is the perfect time to show our feet some extra love and … Continue reading

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Protecting Yourself From Frostbite

December’s winter wonderland promises many enjoyable outdoor activities-skiing, sledding, snowshoeing, and building the occasional snowman.  However, these outdoor adventures also involve a risk of cold-related injury. Frostbite is perhaps the most well known injury from cold.  When the body has … Continue reading

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