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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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8/24/2018
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The Holistic Approach to Diabetic Wound Care

The team at Fixing Feet Institute takes a holistic approach to diabetic wound care to keep you (and your loved ones) as safe as possible!

Category: Diabetic Feet

7/17/2018
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Why Kids Get Ingrown Toenails (What to Do About Them)

Kids often get ingrown toenails for a variety of reasons. Fortunately, treatment from a podiatrist is quick, painless, and effective.

Category: Children's Feet

5/18/2018
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Footwear Trends

The foot pros at Fixing Feet Institute in Surprise, AZ take the time to look at some trends within the shoe industry. These footwear trends are beneficial for both you and the environment. Learn about how shoe designers and manufacturers are giving better options – no matter if you’re applying for a job or just want our world to be healthier!

Category: General

4/17/2018
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Swimming and Golf and Tennis – Oh My!

There are so many options for healthy living in Surprise, AZ – including local favorites like swimming, golf, and tennis. The team at Fixing Feet Institute discuss these respective athletic activities and some of the potential foot and ankle issues they can cause. If you do hurt one of your lower limbs in these—or any other—sports, contact Drs. Peyman and Viedra Elison for the effective care you need.

Category: Exercise and your Feet

3/23/2018
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Spring Training (Time for Opening Day!)

Spring Training is almost done, which means baseball's Opening Day is going to be here soon. Are you ready for summer and baseball season to start? Follow some key injury prevention tips from Fixing Feet Institute and you will be!

Category: Exercise and your Feet

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3/2/2018
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What Do You See On Your Feet?

Internal problems definitely need to be addressed, but don’t overlook the issues you can actually see on your feet. The doctors at Fixing Feet Institute provide an email series on skin and toenail conditions for your education, along with effective treatment for your health and wellbeing!

Category: Skin and Toenail Problems

1/18/2018
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New Year, New Shoes

The team at Fixing Feet Institute give you a complete breakdown of everything you need to know about new shoes for work, running, and diabetes management in the new year.

Category: General

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1/11/2018
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New Year, New Exercise Plan

If you’re like most resolution-making Americans, you probably have your sights set on improving your fitness and exercising more in 2018. Whether you need to lose 50 pounds or just maintain your current level, these tips can help.

Category: Exercise and your Feet

12/27/2017
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When Do Corns and Calluses Need a Doctor?

Some corns and calluses can be treated at home, but other cases should be evaluated by a podiatrist. How do you know when it’s time?

Category: General

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12/22/2017
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DIY Peppermint Foot Lotion

No matter if you use it yourself or gift it to others, this easy DIY peppermint foot lotion from Fixing Feet Institute can brighten the holiday season.

Category: Skin and Toenail Problems

12/13/2017
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Should You Get a Pedicure?

If you are deciding whether or not to get a pedicure at a salon, you need to understand the risks entailed, says the team at Fixing Feet Institute.

Category: Skin and Toenail Problems

11/16/2017
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How to Prevent Heel Pain at Home and Work

A nagging case of heel pain can make life miserable for you – both at home and at work. Fixing Feet Institute offers measures to prevent heel pain.

Category: Heel Pain

11/8/2017
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Does Your Child Have Heel Pain?

Understanding child heel pain is one of the first steps in ensuring your son or daughter receives the treatment he or she needs from Fixing Feet Institute.

Category: Children's Feet

11/2/2017
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Non-Diabetes Causes of Peripheral Neuropathy

Diabetes is a major cause of peripheral neuropathy (nerve damage) in the human body, but there are others you should know as well.

Category: General

10/27/2017
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Is Your Foot Pain from an Entrapped Nerve?

Pinched nerves are a fairly common source of foot pain, but they’re often confused with other types of conditions. Fixing Feet Institute explains.

Category: General

10/10/2017
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How to Tell if You Ruptured Your Achilles Tendon

The doctors at Fixing Feet Institute can provide treatment for your ruptured Achilles tendon. Your first step in receiving care is to recognize the injury.

Category: Trauma and Injuries

9/29/2017
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How to Take Care of Dry, Cracked Feet

The doctors at Fixing Feet Institute help you understand how to take care of dry, cracked feet.

Category: Skin and Toenail Problems

9/22/2017
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Treating Skin Conditions When You Have Diabetes

When you have diabetes, there are many potential threats to your health. Skin conditions are included, so it’s important to have them treated.

Category: Diabetic Feet

9/15/2017
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Benefits of Diabetic Socks and Shoes

It might not seem as though footwear can really do all that much, but diabetic socks and shoes provide an array of benefits.

Category: Diabetic Feet

8/24/2017
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Treatments for Nerve Pain in Feet

Learn about treatments for nerve pain in feet from the professionals at Fixing Feet Institute in Surprise, AZ.

Category: Nerve Problems

8/18/2017
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Diabetes and Nerve Damage in Feet

There is a strong connection between diabetes and nerve damage. Find out why the damage caused by elevated blood sugar levels is so concerning.

Category: Diabetic Feet

8/11/2017
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Tingling, Burning Feet? It May Be Your Nerves

Fixing Feet Institute discusses tingling, burning feet (and other symptoms), which could be an indication of nerve damage in your feet.

Category: Nerve Problems

7/28/2017
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What to Do if You Have a Sore or Cut on Your Foot

If you have a sore or cut on your feet, don’t take chances—it could cost you your foot, or a lot more.

Category: Diabetic Feet

7/21/2017
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How to Perform a Diabetic Foot Check

A three-minute self-exam, performed once a day, could save your foot or even your life. Dr. Viedra Elison in Surprise, AZ explains.

Category: Diabetic Feet

7/14/2017
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Why a Podiatrist Takes Diabetes So Seriously

Diabetic foot care is a major concern at Fixing Feet Institute. Find out why podiatrists take diabetes so seriously.

Category: Diabetic Feet