When You Should See a Podiatrist

Information about When You Should See a Podiatrist

Published on April 8, 2014

Author: cathywilliamsrnv

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When You Should See a Podiatrist: When You Should See a Podiatrist PowerPoint Presentation: Many people don’t know when to visit a foot specialist. Many patients wait longer than they need to before they come in to see a podiatrist Corns and Callus: Corns and Callus Hard skin for on your feet can be very painful and needs professional care to gently remove the hard skin and give advice and treatment to prevent recurrence or manage the problem conservatively. Soreness in Toes :  Soreness in Toes Soreness in the toes can be due to any number of injuries or conditions that podiatrists would need to evaluate at clinic. Pads, arch supports, and insoles can be fitted to your shoes to alleviate your foot pain. Ingrown Toenails :  Ingrown Toenails Ingrown toenails are caused when the nail, either by curvature or skin growth, actually grows into the skin, creating a very painful border to the toenail. It can occur on any toenail of the foot, and can get  infected very fast so its very important to see a doctor if you feel like the ingrown toenail is getting worse. Bunions: Bunions Bunions are a very serious foot condition in which there is a structural deformity of the bones in the foot and the joint that is between the foot and big toe which can sometimes be swollen and irritated at the base of the big toe. Sometimes it is painful and can cause the gait of the patient to be crooked, and always needs to be treated and cared for by a podiatrist. Discoloured or Yellow Toenails :  Discoloured or Yellow Toenails Discoloured or yellow toe nails are usually caused by a type of fungus of the nail, this can be very easily treated with topical ointments or  in the more severe cases by oral medications from your GP . A Wound or Sore That Does Not Heal :  A Wound or Sore That Does Not Heal You need to come and see podiatrist if you have an open sore on your foot or ankle. This is particularly important if you have diabetes as it usually takes you longer to heal. Numbness or Swelling :  Numbness or Swelling If you have pain and swelling in one foot and not the other you should see a podiatrist. Ref: http://www.supplefeet.com/footandankleclinic/podiatrist.aspx PowerPoint Presentation: RNV Podiatry offers a comprehensive list of podiatric services. We provide the accessibility and personal commitment you expect from an expert podiatrist. For your foot and ankle pain treatment visit RNV Podiatry. Contact Us: Contact Us Address: RNV Podiatry 6300 West Parker Road MOB 2 Suite 425 Plano, TX 75093 Phone: 214-385-8822 Fax: 877-713-4299 Website: http://www.rnvpodiatry.com/

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