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  • Achilles Tendonitis
    What is Achilles Tendonitis Th overuse the Achilles tendon, it may become swollen and painful near the bottom of the foot and cause heel pain. It is called Achilles Tendonitis. The Achilles tendon connects your calf muscles to your heel bone. Together, they help you push your heel off the(...) - Read More
  • Ankle injuries
    Ankle Injuries are  in sport and everyday life in which may lead  foot and ankle sprains and fractures. Many fractures and sprains occur during sports. Football players are particularly vulnerable to foot and ankle sprains and fractures. Basketball players are prone to ankle sprains, and(...) - Read More
  • Ankle Sprain
     Ankle Sprain The feet and ankles work together to provide support and mobility to the body. A  ankle sprain is a soft tissue injury. Most often, a sprain occurs when an injury pulls, stretches, or tears the ligaments that connect bone to bone. A fracture is actually a break in the(...) - Read More
  • Arthritis
    Arthritis, in general terms, is inflammation and swelling of the cartilage and lining of the joints, generally accompanied by an increase in the fluid in the joints. Arthritis has multiple causes; just as a sore throat may have its origin in a variety of diseases, so joint inflammation and(...) - Read More
  • Athlete's foot
    Athlete's foot, sometimes referred to as Tinea Pedia, is a skin disease caused by a fungus, usually occurring between the toes, but it can also affect other areas of the feet. The fungus most commonly attacks the feet because shoes create a warm, dark, and moist environment that encourages(...) - Read More
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  • Black Toenail
    Black Toenail A black toenail, purple or brownish discoloration under or involving a toenail is frequently due to trauma to the toenail, such as when something is dropped on the toe. The change in color results from a blood clot or bleeding under the nail and may involve the entire nail or(...) - Read More
  • Bump on foot
    Bump on Foot Bump on the foot are bony projections that can occur anywhere on the foot. They can be a natural enlargement of a foot bone, or they can be an extra bone. They can be asymptomatic (without pain) or symptomatic (painful). If they are not painful, they can usually be accommodated(...) - Read More
  • Bunionectopy
    Bunionectomy Bunionectomy is a surgical procedure to  remove bunion. A bunion is an enlargement of the joint at the base of the big toe and is comprised of bone and soft tissue. It is usually a result of inflammation and irritation from poorly fitting (narrow and tight) foot wears . Bunion(...) - Read More
  • Bunions
    What are Bunions ? Bunions are commonly referred to as a “bump” on the joint at the base of the big toe—the metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint—that forms when the bone or tissue at the big toe joint moves out of place. The toe is forced to bend toward the others, causing an often painful lump of(...) - Read More
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  • Cellulitis
    Cellulitis Cellulitis occurs when bacteria, most commonly streptococcus and staphylococcus, enter through a crack or break in your skin. The incidence of a more serious staphylococcus infection called methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is increasing. Although cellulitis can(...) - Read More
  • Charcot Marie Tooth
    What is Charcot Marie Tooth ? Charcot Marie Tooth is a condition causing weakening of the bones in the foot that can occur in people who have significant nerve damage (neuropathy). The bones are weakened enough to fracture, and with continued walking, the foot eventually changes shape. As(...) - Read More
  • Corn
    What is a Corn? Corns  are areas of thickened skin that develop to protect that area from irritation. They occur when something rubs against the foot repeatedly or causes excess pressure against part of the foot. . If it occurs on the top of the foot (or toe), it's called a corn. Corns are(...) - Read More
  • Custom Orthotics
    What are Custom Orthotics? A custom orthotic is a device designed to align the foot and ankle into the most anatomically efficient position. They look like insoles, but are biomechanical medical appliances that are custom made to correct your specific foot imbalance. Custom orthotics work on(...) - Read More
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  • Diabetic Foot Care
    What is Diabetic Foot Care? If you have diabetes, you are at increased risk of foot problems and amputation. It is very important that you check your feet—top, bottom, sides, between the toes, toenails—at least once a day. Diabetic Foot Care should be done on a daily basis. The best time to(...) - Read More
  • Diabetic Foot Ulcer
    What is a Diabetic Foot Ulcer? A diabetic foot ulcer is an open sore or wound that occurs in approximately 15 percent of patients with diabetes and is commonly located on the bottom of the foot. Of those who develop a foot ulcer, 6 percent will be hospitalized due to infection or other(...) - Read More
  • Diabetic Infections
    Diabetic Infections People with diabetes has a  increases the risk of developing a wide range of Diabetic Infections here are a list of a few diabetic infections. skin infection (cellulitis) from an open wound abscess formation (collection of pus under the skin) bone infection A(...) - Read More
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  • Edema
    Edema Edema is swelling of the body's tissues caused by excess fluid trapped in your body's tissues. Although edema can affect any part of your body, it's most commonly noticed in the  feet, ankles,legs. arms and hands. It may be the result of medication, pregnancy or an underlying disease(...) - Read More
  • Extra Toes
    Extra Toes Extra toes: The presence of an extra sixth  toe, a common congenital malformation (birth defect). This condition is called hexadactyly. The word hexadactyly literally means six digits. In medical usage, hexadactyly does not specify whether the six digits are toes. The most(...) - Read More
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  • Flatfoot
    Flatfoot is often a complex disorder, with diverse symptoms and varying degrees of deformity and disability. There are several types of flatfoot, all of which have one characteristic in common: partial or total collapse (loss) of the arch. Other characteristics shared by most types of(...) - Read More
  • Foot Deformity
    Foot Deformity Patients often seek advice about Foot Deformity From Podiatry Group of Georgia regarding the diagnosis and treatment of their foot problems. The role of the physician is to recognize and treat the underlying condition, prevent further injury or deformities, and educate the(...) - Read More
  • Foot Doctor
    What Is a Foot Doctor ? A Foot Doctor is called a Podiatrist ! A podiatrist is a doctor of podiatric medicine (DPM), also known as a podiatric physician or surgeon. Podiatrists diagnose and treat conditions of the foot, ankle, and related structures of the leg. What Are the Qualifications of(...) - Read More
  • Foot Fracture
    What is a Foot Fracture?  The feet and ankles work together to provide support and mobility to the body. A foot or ankle sprain is a soft tissue injury. Most often, a sprain occurs when an injury pulls, stretches, or tears the ligaments that connect bone to bone. A foot fracture is actually a(...) - Read More
  • Foot Pain
    Foot Pain The foot contains 26 bones and more than 30 joints. Many people experience foot pain involving one or more of these joints. The foot pain may be accompanied by swelling, tenderness, stiffness, redness, bruising and or increased warmth over the affected joints. With so many parts(...) - Read More
  • Foot Spa
    What is a Foot Spa ? Foot spa is a relaxing and effective technique that caters with all the demands of the feet. Our Marietta foot doctor knows the importance of treating your feet right. You spend all day on your feet, moving around from one task to another. Keeping your feet happy will(...) - Read More
  • Foot Surgery
    What is Foot Surgery ? Many foot problems do not respond to “conservative” management. Your podiatrist can determine when Foot Surgery may be helpful. Often when pain or deformity persists, surgery may be appropriate to alleviate discomfort or to restore the function of your foot. How Many(...) - Read More
  • Foot Tumor
    Foot Tumor A neuroma is a painful condition, also referred to as a “pinched nerve” or a nerve foot tumor. It is a benign growth of nerve tissue frequently found between the third and fourth toes. It brings on pain, a burning sensation, tingling, or numbness between the toes and in the ball of(...) - Read More
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  • Gout
    What is Gout? Gout is a metabolic disorder caused by too much uric acid in the blood. This can be caused by numerous situations such as the kidneys not cleaning out the buildup of uric acid properly by means of urine or the heavy consumption of protein which breaks down into uric acid. The(...) - Read More
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  • Haglund's Deformity
    Haglund's Deformity Haglund's Deformity is a bony enlargement of the back of the heel bone. Sometimes it's called “pump bump” because the deformity often occurs in women who wears pumps. Causes The shape of your foot can contribute to the development of Haglund's Deformity. If you have high(...) - Read More
  • Hammer Toe
    Hammer Toe Hammer toe is a contracture, or bending, of the toe at the first joint of the digit, called the proximal interphalangeal joint. This bending causes the toe to appear like an upside-down V when looked at from the side. Any toe can be involved, but the condition usually affects the(...) - Read More
  • Heel Pain
    What is Heel Pain ? The heel bone is the largest of the 26 bones in the human foot, which also has 33 joints and a network of more than 100 tendons, muscles, and ligaments. Like all bones, it is subject to outside influences that can affect its integrity and its ability to keep us on our(...) - Read More
  • High Arch
    High Arch High arch is an arch that is raised more than normal. The arch runs from the toes to the heel on the bottom of the foot. It is also know as pes cavus. High arch is the opposite of flat feet. Causes High arches are much less common than flat feet. They are more likely to be(...) - Read More
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  • Ingrown Toenail
    What Are Ingrown Toenails ? Ingrown toenails removal, is done for the most common nail impairment, know as nails whose corners or sides dig painfully into the soft tissue of nail grooves, often leading to irritation, redness, and swelling. Usually, toenails grow straight out. Sometimes,(...) - Read More
  • Inserts
    What are Shoe Inserts?  You've seen them at the grocery store and at the mall. You've probably even seen them on TV and online. Shoe inserts are any kind of non-prescription foot support designed to be worn inside a shoe. Pre-packaged, mass produced, arch supports are shoe inserts. So are the(...) - Read More
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  • Laser Removal
    Laser Removal Laser Removal for toenail fungus are revolutionary breakthrough procedures in treating nail fungus infection. Laser fungus toenail treatments do not cause cuts or burns and thus has the advantage of patients being treated without reported discomfort. Laser treatment for(...) - Read More
  • Laser Treatment
    Laser Treatment Laser Treatment  are  using different types of laser energy have attracted attention as treatments for fungal infection of the toenails. A condition called onychomycosis (pronounced oh-nee-koh-my-KOH-sis), which can also affect the fingernails.  Laser Treatment is precisely(...) - Read More
  • Lisfranc Fracture
    What Is the Lisfranc Fracture? A break in a bone in the Lisfranc joint can be either an avulsion fracture a small piece of bone is pulled off or a break through the bone or bones of the midfoot.  The Lisfranc joint is the point at which the metatarsal bones (long bones that lead up to the(...) - Read More
  • Lisfranc Injury
    Lisfranc Injury The Lisfranc joint is the point at which the metatarsal bones (long bones that lead up to the toes) and the tarsal bones (bones in the arch) are connect. The Lisfranc ligament is a tough band of tissue that joins  bones. This is very important for maintaining proper(...) - Read More
  • Low Arch
    Low arch Low arch may contribute to muscle stress and joint problems in some individuals, though there is not a direct correlation. If you have significantly low archest, you may benefit from a walking shoe with a straight last and motion control to help stabilize your feet. Consider the(...) - Read More
  • Lymphedema
    What is Lymphedema ? Lymphedema is swelling that generally occurs in one of your arms or legs. Sometimes both arms or both legs swell. Lymphedema is most commonly caused by the removal of or damage to your lymph nodes as a part of cancer treatment. Resulting from a blockage in your(...) - Read More
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  • March Fractures
    What is a March Fractures? March fractures, as they are known in the military because they frequently develop from marching, are common injuries that can occur in the lower extremity, especially among athletes. There is a disruption in the continuity of normal bone caused by repetitive(...) - Read More
  • Metatarsal Pain
    Metatarsal Pain A Pain in the joints of the ball of the foot (metatarsophalangeal joints) can originate within the joints themselves. Metatarsal pain is a common cause of pain in the ball of the foot (metatarsalgia). Metatarsal pain commonly results from misalignment of the joint surfaces,(...) - Read More
  • Mole
    Moles Moles are very common type of growth on the skin. They often appear as small, dark brown spots and are caused by clusters of pigmented cells. Moles generally appear during childhood and adolescence. Most people have 10 to 45 moles, almost all of which appear before age 40. Some moles(...) - Read More
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  • Nail Discoloration
    Nail Discoloration  Nail discoloration, in which the nails appear yellow,white, or green, can result from different infections and conditions of the skin. Fifty percent  of cases, discolored nails are a result of infections with common fungi that can be found in the air, dust, and soil.(...) - Read More
  • Nail Discolored
    What are Nail discolored? Nail discolored which the nails appear white, green, or yellow, can result from different infections and or conditions of the skin. In about half of cases, discolored nails are a result of infections with common fungi that can be found in the air, dust, and soil.(...) - Read More
  • Nail Polish
    Nail Polish The Dos and Don'ts for Fabulous Feet Whether you like to get a pedicure in the nail salon or at home,and use nail polish follow these easy Dos and Don'ts to keep your feet looking and feeling their best. Dos If you have diabetes or poor circulation in your feet, consult a(...) - Read More
  • Nerve Pain
    Nerve Pain Suffering with severe nerve pain in your feet,a pain often described as a shooting or burning sensation without reprieve. Oftentimes, this type of nerve pain comes from trauma to the lower extremities including the foot, and relief from this continuous pain has been hard to find,(...) - Read More
  • Neuropathy and the Peripheral Nerves
    Neuropathy Peripheral Neuropathy is damage of the peripheral nerves. Your peripheral nerves are the nerves that travel to your arms and legs. When the nerves are damaged, they don't function properly. People with peripheral neuropathy have decreased or abnormal sensation in their toes and(...) - Read More
  • Numb Toes
    What are Numb Toes ? Numb Toes can be a sign of nerve loss. The nerves in the feet come from the lower back. Pressure or chemical change in the nerve can cause a tingling sensation in the feet. Any sensation that is out of the ordinary can be an early sign of neurologic or vascular problems.(...) - Read More
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  • Overlapping Toes
    What are Overlapping Toes? Overlapping toes is a condition that can be present at birth (congenital) or in  develops later on in life. The condition may affect the patient by being nothing more than unsightly and a slight inconvenience when selecting shoes, all the way up to very painful in(...) - Read More
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  • Pedicure
    [caption id="attachment_1335" align="alignnone" ] Learn more about Medical Pedicures.[/caption] What is a Pedicure? A pedicure is a cosmetic treatment of the feet and toenails, analogous to a manicure. Pedicures are done for cosmetic, therapeutic, and medical purposes and can help prevent(...) - Read More
  • Plantar Fasciitis
    What is Plantar Fasciitis ? Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common causes of heel pain. It involves inflammation of a thick band of tissue that runs across the bottom of your foot and connects your heel bone to your toes (plantar fascia). Plantar fasciitis commonly causes stabbing pain(...) - Read More
  • Podiatrist
    What is a Podiatrist ? A podiatrist is a doctor of podiatric medicine (DPM), also known as a podiatric physician or surgeon. Podiatrists diagnose and treat conditions of the foot, ankle, and related structures of the leg. What Are the Qualifications of a Podiatrist? Podiatrists are the most(...) - Read More
  • Pump Bump
    What is Pump Bump? Pump bump is common in women who wear high heels almost every day. The hard back of a pump-style shoe can create pressure that aggravates the heel bone when walking. The bony enlargement may cause Achilles tendonitis or bursitis due to constant irritation from pump-style(...) - Read More
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  • Rheumatoid Arthritis in The Foot
    Rheumatoid Arthritis in The Foot Rheumatoid arthritis know as (RA) is a disease in which certain cells of the immune system malfunction and attack healthy joints. RA causes inflammation in the lining (synovium) of joints, most often the joints of the hands and feet. Rheumatoid Arthritis(...) - Read More
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  • Skin Rash
    Skin Rash A Skin rash on the foot can have a variety of causes. It may be a form of eczema, which is usually very itchy. It also may be an allergic reaction to something with which your feet have come into contact, such as materials in your shoe or poison ivy. Another common reason for a skin(...) - Read More
  • Sweaty Feet
    Sweaty Feet Excessive sweating of the feet is called hyperhidrosis. It's more common in men than in women, and more common in young adults than older adults. People whose feet sweat excessively often also have problems with excessive sweating of the palms. According to the(...) - Read More
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  • Tingling Toes
    Tingling Toes Tingling Toes can be a sign of nerve loss. The nerves in the feet come from the lower back. Pressure or chemical change in the nerve can cause a tingling sensation in the Toes. Any sensation that is out of the ordinary can be an early sign of peripheral neuropathy. In(...) - Read More
  • Toe Fracture
    Toe Fracture The structure of the foot is complex, consisting of bones, muscles, tendons and other soft tissues. Of the 28 bones in the foot, 19 are toe bones (phalanges) and metatarsal bones (the long bones in the mid foot). Toe Fractures and metatarsal bones are common and require(...) - Read More
  • Toe Infection
    Toe Infection Is your toe is red, swollen, and sore. It maybe infected? Toe infections are common especially in people with diabetes or a weakened immune system. Knowing what caused your infection can help you figure out whether you can treat it yourself, or you need to call a(...) - Read More
  • Toenail Fungus
    Toenail fungus Toenail fungus, or onychomycosis, is an infection underneath the surface of the nail caused by fungi. When the tiny organisms take hold, the nail often becomes darker in color and smells foul. Debris may collect beneath the nail plate, white marks frequently appear on the nail(...) - Read More
  • Turf Toe
    Turf Toe Turf toe is a sprain of the big toe joint that results from injury during sports activities. The injury usually is from excessive upward bending of the big toe joint. The condition can be caused from either jamming the toe or from repetitive injury when pushing off repeatedly when(...) - Read More
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  • Ugly Nails
      What are Ugly Nails ? Ugly nails may be cause by  toenail fungus, or onychomycosis, is an infection underneath the surface of the nail caused by fungi. When the tiny organisms take hold, the nail often becomes darker in color and smells foul. Debris may collect beneath the nail plate.White(...) - Read More
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  • Wart Removal
    Wart Removal Wart Removal  we can help, our  Podiatric Physician need to check your feet when any suspicious growth or eruption is detected on the skin of the foot in order to ensure a correct diagnosis. It is possible for a variety of more serious lesions to appear on the foot, including(...) - Read More
  • Weak Ankles
    Weak Ankles Weak ankles may be a result of previous ankle injuries, but in some cases, they are a congenital (at birth) condition. The ankles are sore and give way easily while standing, walking or doing various activities. When an ankle is injured, it can take a few weeks to several(...) - Read More
  • White Toenail
    White Toenail White toenails may develop for several reasons. Trauma, such as when an object is dropped on a toenail, often causes bleeding under the nail because of broken blood vessels. This will cause a black toenail. If the trauma does not cause broken blood vessels, a white spot may(...) - Read More
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