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Coronavirus precautions

Update: We continue to see patients in our office, Monday–Thursday 8:30am–5pm, Friday 8:30am-2pm. Please call ahead to make an in-office appointment. FOR CURRENT PATIENTS ONLY: We now offer Telemedicine. Questions can be asked through our Patient Portal or you can call the office to request a phone appointment. As healthcare providers we put the well-being of our patients and our staff first. We know you are concerned about the Coronavirus … Read more

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Spring is Coming: Get Ready to Show Those Toes

With spring coming and our thoughts focused on getting out of the house and enjoying the season, getting our feet ready for flip flops and sandals becomes a high priority. However, when you head off to the salon for a pedicure or when you take out your own scissors and files, there are some serious issues you should consider. Salon pedicures are meant only for aesthetics and should not substitute … Read more

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“Hammer Time”

A hammertoe is formed from an abnormal balance of the muscles in the toes. This causes increased pressures on the tendons and joints of the toe, leading to the 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 … Read more

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Dry Skin and Winter Itch

Colder temperatures each winter bring many Americans one big problem: dry, cracked skin. Those itchy, dry patches are nature’s way of letting us know that the outer layer of our skin, made up of dead skin cells, natural oils and lipids (fats), needs help. Cold weather and lower humidity as a result of indoor heating can strip away the skin’s natural protective layer and wreak havoc with our skin’s ability … Read more