Author: Joanna Shuman

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25 Feb What is the difference between a Podiatrist and Podologist?

Podologists, Podiatrists, and Chiropodists: What’s the Difference? Have you ever heard of a podologist? What about a chiropodist? These are all different names for medical professionals who specialize in foot care. In the US, we routinely use the term podiatrist to refer to these doctors. Here’s...

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05 Feb How can a Sports Podiatrist help your team?

A Sports Podiatrist Can Improve Your Team's Performance Can a sports podiatrist help your team? If you’re a coach, team manager, or sports program director, you probably deal with a lot of foot injuries. A podiatrist who specializes in sports injuries can help your players perform...

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28 Dec When Is Toenail Removal Necessary?

Toenail Removal? Your toenails go through a lot. They’re prime targets for conditions like toenail fungus, ingrown nails, and bunions. If you’ve tried everything and still have these conditions, it might be time to consider toenail removal surgery. When You Need Toenail Removal Some recurring toenail problems are...

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14 Dec How often Should Kids get new Shoes

Time for New Shoes for Children's Feet Your children grow up quickly, and their feet grow right along with them. If you’re not sure how often your kids need new shoes, this guide will help. Toddlers Your children’s feet grow the fastest during their early years. Up to...

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24 Nov Can you Sprain a Toe?

Do You Have a Toe Sprain? You’ve stubbed your toe, and now you’re wondering if it might be sprained. Your toes have joints like other parts of your body, and those joints can get sprained. Here’s what you need to know about this common injury. What Causes...

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