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Latest in Foot Care from the Fixing Feet Institute

There are always new developments in the world of podiatry, so we use our blog to help keep you up to date and informed. We also discuss current events, new laws, medical advances in treating foot ailments, and anything else that may be of interest to our clients.

 


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3/28/2014
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Tell Chronic Heel Pain to Take a Hike!

Chronic leg pain can keep you at home this spring, but there is help available. At Fixing Feet Institute in Surprise, AZ, you’ll find relief.

Category: Nerve Problems

3/21/2014
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Avoiding Heel Fissures in Arid Climates

When it comes to dry climates, there are a few things to keep in mind. Be sure to drink a lot of water, take shorter showers, moisturize, and more!

Category: Skin and Toenail Problems

3/14/2014
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When a Child Breaks a Toe

It can be hard to tell when a child breaks a toe, but common symptoms include pain or an inability to walk. See Dr. Peyman Elison for immediate treatment!

Category: Trauma and Injuries

3/5/2014
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Cracked Heels Need Moisture and Care

Dry, arid regions cause your feet to dry out, which means your heals are cracked and require attention. Ask Dr. ViedraElison for tips on restoring your heels.

Category: Skin and Toenail Problems

2/25/2014
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Deformities and Surgery: Clubfoot Repair

Clubfoot is a deformity present in children at birth. Conservative methods are used for treatment right away with more aggressive forms available if needed.

Category: Children's Feet

2/20/2014
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Sure Signs of Shin Splints

Pain in the front of your lower legs? If you are active or have recently increased your exercise, look for these sure signs of shin splints from Dr. Elison.

Category: Trauma and Injuries

2/15/2014
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Diabetic Foot Washing Heads off Trouble

Diabetic Foot Washing is an extremely important step in proper Diabetic Foot Care. Dr. Viedra Elison from Fixing Feet Institute in Surprise, AZ explains more.

Category: Diabetic Feet

2/10/2014
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Prevent Toenail Fungus Before It Starts

Dr. Viedra Elison explains how to prevent toenail fungus before it starts and causes more trouble in your life. Care for your feet with daily washing in AZ.

Category: Skin and Toenail Problems

1/29/2014
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What Does “Unsteady Gait” Mean?

An "unsteady gait" can mean several different types of gait abnormality. To better understand unsteady gaits, Dr. Elison explains the factors involved.

Category: Unsteady Gait

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1/24/2014
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What To Expect With Bunion Surgery

When conservative treatments for bunions have failed, surgery may be the only option. Dr. Elison explains what to expect when preparing for a bunionectomy. .

Category: Foot and Ankle Surgery

1/17/2014
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Stress Fractures—Not Just For Athletes

Those who play sports are more at risk for injuries. However, any increase in activity puts the bones in the feet at risk for a break or fracture.

Category: Trauma and Injuries

1/17/2014
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How to Help a Child with Heel Pain

Sever's Disease commonly affects young children and is the cause for severe pain in the child's heel. Learn how to help relieve your child's pain.

Category: Heel Pain

1/17/2014
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Help! What Should I Do For My Broken Toe?

Dr. Peyman Elison provides insight on what to do when you realize that you have broken one of your toes, and treatment options available to you.

Category: Trauma and Injuries

12/23/2013
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Effects of Black Toenails

Unsightly nails due to black toenail can also be painful. This condition is a common irritation that runners often face. Call Dr. Elison today to get relief!

Category: Skin and Toenail Problems

12/18/2013
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Don’t Let a Diabetic Foot Ulcer Spoil Your Holiday

Arizona Podiatrist Dr. Viedra Elison discusses how diabetic foot ulcers need to be treated quickly in order to prevent further complications. Call today!

Category: Diabetic Feet

12/11/2013
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Ignore Achilles Tendonitis at Your Peril

Surprise, AZ podiatrists warn against the dangers of ignoring Achilles tendonitis. Proper rest and treatment is the way to reduce pain.

Category: Trauma and Injuries

12/4/2013
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Try ArtWalk on Dysart for Your Health

Podiatrist Peyman Elison encourages his patients in AZ to walk for their health, as it helps to keep bones strong, weight off, and diabetes in check.

Category: Exercise and your Feet

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11/27/2013
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Amniotic Band Syndrome and Foot Abnormalities

Amniotic Band Syndrome causes deformities in the feet of some children. Surgery may be necessary to correct the issue. Ask Dr. Elison what your options are.

Category: Foot and Ankle Surgery

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11/20/2013
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A Rare Birth Deformity that Affects Children's Feet

Pediatric foot conditions can be scary for both parents and children. Jackson-Weiss Syndrome is a condition seen in our Surprise, AZ podiatric office.

Category: Children's Feet

11/15/2013
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Tests to Ensure the Nerves in your Feet are Healthy

Nerve damage to the feet is common in diabetics. In Surprise, AZ, Dr. Peyman Elison uses Epidermal Nerve Fiber Density Tests to determine the extent of damage.

Category: Nerve Problems

11/14/2013
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Help - My Child’s Feet Point Inward!

What do you do when you notice that your child's feet point inward? This is called intoeing, a common condition in kids. In Surprise, AZ, Dr. Elison can help!

Category: Children's Feet

11/14/2013
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Club Foot: Early Diagnosis and Treatment

Pay special attention to your child's feet. If you notice any twisting or inward turning, your child may have clubfoot. Ask Dr. Elison what your options are.

Category: Children's Feet

12/22/2012
Peyman A. Elison
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Unsteady Gait Not a Normal Sign of Aging

If you've been feeling unsteady on your feet, it could be related to conditions like Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's, or even the medication you're taking.

Category: Unsteady Gait

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12/12/2012
Peyman A. Elison
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This Is What Happens When You Sprain Your Ankle

Many people will sprain their ankle at least once in their lifetime, but what actually happens when an ankle gets sprained?

Category: Trauma and Injuries

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12/12/2012
Peyman A. Elison
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Women Undergoing Surgery to Wear High Heels

Anything to be fashionable? Some women are going to surgical extremes to make their high heels comfortable.

Category: Foot and Ankle Surgery

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