If you’re suffering from dry, cracked feet, you’re not alone.It’s a fairly common condition, that can be as simple as dry skin to painful, peeling or flaking areas of the skin and/or red, itchy patches. It most commonly occurs on the heels, ball of foot, or sides of the foot.Dry skin, is usually considered a
Feet. They carry you from here to there every day. But you may not think much about them until they hurt. And when they do, you want relief. To get the right treatment, you need to know the problem. Call our office for a telehealth or in office appointment to get your foot pain treated.
Ingrown toenails Ingrown toenails are a common condition in which the corner or side of a toenail grows into the soft flesh. The result is pain, redness, swelling and, sometimes, an infection. Ingrown toenails usually affect your big toe. If you experience any of the symptoms listed below, contact our office. Ingrown toenail symptoms include:
Join Guest Speaker: Dr. Aparna Duggirala, DPM, FACFAS As she teaches important information on neuropathy, foot health and easy care strategies to incorporate into our daily routine. *Please Register by calling 301-896-3939 or visit events.suburbanhospital.org
We are resuming all elective and non-urgent medical visits and procedures effective Monday, May 11 since Maryland Department of Health has lifted the restriction on medical care to just urgent visits. Our physicians will conduct in office visits as well as daily telemedicine visits. You can call during business hours, through our website or email us at anytime
As you know, many areas of the country have begun to lift restrictions on work and public gathering. This decision is not a purely medical one – it is heavily influenced by economic and political considerations. But it will certainly have medical implications. We expect to see an increase in identified COVID cases 2-4 weeks
Foot care for people with diabetes is one of the most overlooked aspects of diabetes management.All people with diabetes should have their feet checked at least once a year by a doctor or podiatrist.High blood sugar levels over time can cause nerve damage and circulation problems. Poor circulation makes healing an infection difficult to heal.
Are you a diabetic? Do you have neuropathy? If so you are at risk for developing foot ulcers. Although a foot wound may seemingly be small, it may lead to a serious condition. Here are some tips to help you maintain good foot health INSPECTION: Daily inspect your feet for blisters, cuts, scratches, scrapes, calluses
As the weather breaks,more people are walking/jogging. While staying healthy and active is important, it is also important to take of your feet.Your feet are one of the most overlooked body parts when it comes to exercise. As you exercise, pay attention to what your feet are telling you. Always wear proper footwear for your