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Don’t Jog Around Your Bunions

Bunions form as bumpy areas of skin at the bottom of the big toe or on the outside of it. They occur as the big toe moves in the direction of the second toe and changes the arrangement of the big toe, causing it to angle out and thereafter become...

Burn Victims May Require Skin Grafts on Their Feet

A Skin Graft may be used to permanently substitute injured or lost skin. It can also be used temporarily to cover a deep wound. Those who sustain third-degree burns on their feet will have those burned areas of their skin destroyed as well as have...

Replacing the Ankle Can Be the Ideal Solution

Ankle Replacement Surgery can be a novel and wise choice when facing unrelenting ankle destabilization. This surgical procedure is designed to substitute the ankle joint with a synthetic joint and is generally chosen to combat the arthritic pain...

Less Fashion Equals Fewer Corns

Corns are hardened layers of the skin occurring from too much pressure, especially between the toes. Can you guess what would cause that type of pressure on the toes? It’s not your comfortable and wide pair of sneakers. It’s actually...

Ankle Sprains Target Athletes

Ankle sprains can disproportionately affect athletes such as those who play professional basketball or football.  This happens because the ankle joint is held together by muscles and tendons that can twist with any sudden movements which are...

Achilles Tendonitis is a Rude Awakening

The Achilles tendon is an important muscle in the foot and can cause significant pain if injured as it can undergo stretching or tearing. The Achilles tendon attaches the calf muscle and heel. Achilles tendonitis generally happens as an injury...

Calluses Can Be Coarse

Calluses happen from pressure being applied on skin, and then dead skin layers gather to create a hard shield. This happens in part due to the body defending the skin from high amounts of friction. This pressure, as you can imagine, happens in...

Heel Spurs Aren’t Amusing

Heel Spurs occur at the bottom of the foot, at the heel, whereby the ligament that attaches the foot to the heel becomes inflamed. This can happen from frequent stress to that ligament. A bony growth occurs to counteract the tension with the...

Skin Grafts for Feet are Unsurpassed

Skin Grafts for the feet are generally used to treat large wounds. Those who have had their feet burned or gone through traumatic injuries usually must receive skin grafts. If a skin graft is thin, it is likely to bond correctly, but is...

Twist and Turns Encompass Ankle Sprains

Ankle Sprains, unfortunately, occur with little to no notice. There are a variety of ankle conditions that can cause sprains for a number of reasons. Ankle sprains involve a sudden twist of the ankle joint whereby the ligaments that the ankle...

Plantar Fasciitis Attacks the Heel

Plantar Fasciitis comprises inflammation of the muscle tissue along the bottom of the foot that links the toes to the heel bone. When there is stretching in the plantar fascia area, it results in swelling at the base of the heel. This condition...

Athlete’s Foot Doesn’t Take a Time-Out

Athlete’s Foot is generally the result of fungus contaminating the skin of the foot. This condition is also referred to as Tinea Pedis and is easily triggered because fungi thrive in warm, damp and shady areas like the inside of your shore....

Neuromas Are Nerve Provoking

Neuromas can be a painful condition due to its effect on nerves in the foot. Our team of podiatrists, Anthony Benenati, DPM, Neil Shaw, DPM, Julie Mrozek, DPM and Adam Thompson, DPM, can treat this condition at the Benenati Foot & Ankle Care...

Ingrown Toenails Dig and Dig

Ingrown toenails are painful and unsafe due to their nature to dig into the skin surrounding the toenail. Our team of foot doctors, Anthony Benenati, DPM, Neil Shaw, DPM, Julie Mrozek, DPM and Adam Thompson, DPM, can help to relieve your feet from...

Hammertoes Can Lead to Deformities

Hammertoes can cause significant complications with toes, leading to deformities. Our team of foot doctors, Anthony Benenati, DPM, Neil Shaw, DPM, Julie Mrozek, DPM and Adam Thompson, DPM, can treat this condition with expert care at the Benenati...

Heel Spurs are Bad News

Heel Spurs don’t come on lightly if not treated timely. They can cause immense pain since the heel of the foot is very important to day to day activities. Our team of foot doctors, Anthony Benenati, DPM, Neil Shaw, DPM, Julie Mrozek, DPM and...

Calluses Are as Stubborn as Can Be

Calluses are a foot condition that can seem harmless at first, but may become a significant issue if left untreated. Our team of podiatrists, Anthony Benenati, DPM, Neil Shaw, DPM, Julie Mrozek, DPM and Adam Thompson, DPM, can assist you with...

Ankle Sprains do their Best to Twist Your Ankle

Ankle sprains feel like they happen when it’s least expected due to the sudden nature of their onset. Our team of foot doctors, Anthony Benenati, DPM, Neil Shaw, DPM, Julie Mrozek, DPM and Adam Thompson, DPM, will help to treat your ankle...
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