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Favorite Shoe Choices For Summer

With Summer upon us, flip flops seem fitting for the warmer weather. Before you slip into a pair of flimsy sandals, you might want to consider options that provide proper arch support and comfortability.

By Dr. Jeffrey S Hurless, DPM, FACFAS Board Certified Foot & Ankle Surgeon/Podiatrist

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Your Feet and COVID-19

You’re practicing good community care by staying home, you may even be walking more or picking up some new at home exercise routines — so why are your feet hurting?

By Dr. Jeffrey S Hurless, DPM, FACFAS Board Certified Foot & Ankle Surgeon/Podiatrist

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What Causes Neuromas In Feet | Neuromas In Foot Symptoms

Neuromas are described with a few key words and phrases: Pain, discomfort and the feeling that a sock is bunched up under your foot.

By Dr. Jeffrey S Hurless, DPM, FACFAS Board Certified Foot & Ankle Surgeon/Podiatrist

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What Causes Wide Feet? | Wide Feet Shoes

There are various causes associated with having wide feet that include genetics, age, foot deformities, improper footwear, and swelling

By Dr. Jeffrey S Hurless, DPM, FACFAS Board Certified Foot & Ankle Surgeon/Podiatrist

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The Truth About Bunion Surgery and Pain | Bunion Surgery Explained

You’ve heard of bunions, maybe you even have one or two yourself. These unsightly protrusions can cause pain, difficulty in finding comfortable shoes and foot wear and even problems with walking.

By Dr. Jeffrey S Hurless, DPM, FACFAS Board Certified Foot & Ankle Surgeon/Podiatrist

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What Are Ankle Foot Orthotics? | AFO | Ankle Foot Orthotic Brace

Some of the more common reasons for using an AFO are drop foot, severe flat foot with posterior tibial tendonitis, arthritis or any other major foot deformity.

By Dr. Jeffrey S Hurless, DPM, FACFAS Board Certified Foot & Ankle Surgeon/Podiatrist

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What Is A Bunion (Hallux Valgus)? What causes bunions and common bunion treatments

A bunion, also known as hallux abducto valgus, is a result of the first metatarsal in the foot drifting medially or towards the midline and the big toe drifting in the opposite direction or laterally.

By Dr. Jeffrey S Hurless, DPM, FACFAS Board Certified Foot & Ankle Surgeon/Podiatrist

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What's Pronation Of The Foot? | Can Pronation Be Corrected?

Pronation occurs in the rearfoot when we land with walking or running and is essentially our built in shock absorber.

By Dr. Jeffrey S Hurless, DPM, FACFAS Board Certified Foot & Ankle Surgeon/Podiatrist

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Arthritis In Big Toe Joint

Treatment for big toe joint arthritis includes non-surgical and surgical options. The first thing to try is shoe modification. Supportive shoes with a large toe box and stiff rocker sole is recommended

By Dr. Jeffrey S Hurless, DPM, FACFAS Board Certified Foot & Ankle Surgeon/Podiatrist

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Plantar Fasciiits Prevention | How Plantar Fasciitis Develops

The plantar fascia region experiences a lot of wear and tear in your daily life that can lead to a burning on the bottom of the foot.

By Dr. Jeffrey S Hurless, DPM, FACFAS Board Certified Foot & Ankle Surgeon/Podiatrist

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Toenail Fungus Symptoms | How Toenail Fungus Grows

Summer is just around the corner and you may want to think twice before lounging barefoot and breaking out your flip-flops. With water activities and heatwaves comes dreaded toenail fungus.

By Dr. Jeffrey S Hurless, DPM, FACFAS Board Certified Foot & Ankle Surgeon/Podiatrist

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Athlete's Foot Prevention | How Athlete's Foot Is Treated

A common misconception about Athlete’s foot is that it’s always itchy. This is a false assumption. If you notice redness, dry patches and scaling skin on your feet, have it checked out, it could be Athlete’s Foot.

By Dr. Jeffrey S Hurless, DPM, FACFAS Board Certified Foot & Ankle Surgeon/Podiatrist

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Solutions For High Arched Feet | How To Fix High Arched Feet

Cavus foot can occur in one or both feet and can develop at any age. Although pain is the most frequent symptom of high arched feet, nonsurgical treatment will most likely resolve the issue if proactive steps are taken early on.

By Dr. Jeffrey S Hurless, DPM, FACFAS Board Certified Foot & Ankle Surgeon/Podiatrist

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Can Plantar Fasciitis Be Cured? | Plantar Fasciitis Heel Pain

Do you have a sharp pain on the bottom of your foot near your heel when you first step down in the morning? The number one cause of heel pain in the US is a condition called Plantar Fasciitis.

By Dr. Jeffrey S Hurless, DPM, FACFAS Board Certified Foot & Ankle Surgeon/Podiatrist

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Can Flat Feet Be Corrected? | Flat Feet Causes

18 million people in the United States suffer from flat feet; you can take proactive steps to both treat and prevent your fallen arches from worsening. The first step is identifying the root condition and problem.

By Dr. Jeffrey S Hurless, DPM, FACFAS Board Certified Foot & Ankle Surgeon/Podiatrist

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What Is Ball Of Foot Pain? | How To Help Ball Of Foot Pain

Shoe heel height is directly proportional to the amount of pressure that goes throughout the forefoot. The higher the heel, the more pressure. Even an athletic shoe that is too flexible can cause abnormally high pressure through the foot.

By Dr. Jeffrey S Hurless, DPM, FACFAS Board Certified Foot & Ankle Surgeon/Podiatrist

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Treatment Of Toe Fractures | Toe Fracture Care

I hear this all the time: “I’m not going to the doctor because I know there is nothing that can be done for my toe fracture.” That is not true; it’s time we dispel this myth. In fact, if you don’t pay your doctor a visit when you have a fractured toe, serious complications may develop.

By Dr. Jeffrey S Hurless, DPM, FACFAS Board Certified Foot & Ankle Surgeon/Podiatrist

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Are Cold Feet Normal? | Cold Feet Remedy

It’s important to never ignore any symptoms, especially with cold feet. As they may only be causing mild discomfort, if they are accompanied by tingling sensations or the skin turning white or blue, cold feet may be the symptom of an underlying health issue that needs medical attention.

By Dr. Jeffrey S Hurless, DPM, FACFAS Board Certified Foot & Ankle Surgeon/Podiatrist

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Prevent Foot Problems Before They Begin | Foot Problems And Solutions

“Doc, I wish I knew earlier…” Implementing healthy habits now can prevent long-term foot problems before they begin. There are four major preventative steps that patients can take right now to ensure healthy feet and prevent general and prolonged foot problems:

By Dr. Jeffrey S Hurless, DPM, FACFAS Board Certified Foot & Ankle Surgeon/Podiatrist

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Big Toe Joint Arthritis | What Causes Arthritis In Big Toe joint?

One of the most common problems that I see is arthritis of the big toe joint. Arthritis is a joint disorder that is caused by the thinning or absence of cartilage in the joint.

By Dr. Jeffrey S Hurless, DPM, FACFAS Board Certified Foot & Ankle Surgeon/Podiatrist

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What Causes Peripheral Neuropathy | Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Numbness of the feet can be caused by a number things, however, one of the most common causes of foot numbness is called peripheral neuropathy.

By Dr. Jeffrey S Hurless, DPM, FACFAS Board Certified Foot & Ankle Surgeon/Podiatrist

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Common Changes In The Aging Foot | Aging and Foot Care

We get older. Our bodies get older. There is nothing we can do about it but accept it and become knowledgeable about the changes that happen in our bodies, including our feet.

By Dr. Jeffrey S Hurless, DPM, FACFAS Board Certified Foot & Ankle Surgeon/Podiatrist

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Seven Steps To Resolve Heel Pain or Plantar Fasciitis | Plantar Fasciitis Explained

The Plantar Fascia is the thick band of tissue that runs across the bottom of your foot. Plantar Fasciitis occurs when this tissue is torn or inflamed.

By Dr. Jeffrey S Hurless, DPM, FACFAS Board Certified Foot & Ankle Surgeon/Podiatrist

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How To Prevent Bunions | Bunion Prevention | Prevent Bunions

There are ways to relieve the pain bunions cause and prevent them from getting worse. Here is how to cope with that discomfort you may be feeling.

By Dr. Jeffrey S Hurless, DPM, FACFAS Board Certified Foot & Ankle Surgeon/Podiatrist

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8 Reasons For Swollen Feet And Ankles

When you take your shoes off and notice your toes and feet look puffy and may even feel stiff, you could be experiencing swelling. Swollen feet are a common problem that affects people of all ages.

By Dr. Jeffrey S Hurless, DPM, FACFAS Board Certified Foot & Ankle Surgeon/Podiatrist

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