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Tips for Runners Who Want to Avoid Shin Splints Apr 7th, 2021

Shin splints, medically known as medial tibial stress syndrome, is a cumulative stress disorder. Usually associated with running or other strenuous physical activity, the disorder comes from repeated stress on the bones, muscles, and tendons of the lower legs and the pounding that prevents the body from being able to...

Does Your Ingrown Toenail Require Medical Attention? Mar 17th, 2021

While an ingrown nail can occur on either the hands or the feet, they’re most common in the toes, especially in the big toes. Ingrown toenails occurs for one of two reasons: The skin grows over the nail itself, on one or both sides The nail grows into the surrounding...

What Causes Plantar Warts and How Can I Get Rid of Them? Feb 15th, 2021

Warts are noncancerous growths that develop in the top layer of the skin as a result of an infection from a strain of the human papillomavirus (HPV). They’re classified by their location on the body. When on the hands, they’re called palmar warts, and when on the soles of the...

Common Gout Symptoms and How to Prevent Them Jan 20th, 2021

If you have gout, you know how painful it can be. Gout is a condition in which uric acid crystals build up in the joints, which then causes painful inflammation. Board-certified podiatrist J. Adrian Wright, DPM, MS, of Quantum Foot and Ankle Group, PC in Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey, understands...

Understanding Achilles Tendinitis: Causes and Treatment Dec 8th, 2020

Your Achilles tendon is highly vulnerable to micro injuries and inflammation. The longer the inflammation lasts, the more it damages and weakens your tendon. And that means it takes longer to heal. With early treatment, the pain of Achilles tendinitis often lasts at least three months. And if you wait...