Corrective Foot Care

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31 Dec Cinderella Foot Surgery: Is It a Good Idea?

Cinderella Foot Surgery Cosmetic surgery has become increasingly popular, and its popularity has exploded in the U.S. It was only a matter of time before people decided their feet could use a surgical makeover, too. The latest trend is the “Cinderella surgery” for feet. What is...

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15 Nov Discover the Benefits of Thermoplastic Orthotics

About Thermoplastic Orthotics Thermoplastic technology has led to dramatic improvements in foot and leg braces. Thermoplastic braces are pliable, strong, and adaptable to many uses. They go beyond standard braces and orthotics to deliver measurable improvements in common foot and leg conditions. At Shuman Podiatry & Sports...

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18 Oct Overlapping toes in Toddlers Feet

Does Your Toddler Have Overlapping Toes? Overlapping toes can happen in adults, but did you know children can also have them? If you’ve noticed an overlap on your toddler’s toes, you may worry if they’ll stay that way. Fortunately, fixing overlapping toes in children is easy....

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24 May How Much Do You Know About Your Achilles Tendon?

About Your Achilles Tendon? How much do you know about your Achilles tendon? Here are some intriguing facts about a ligament we depend on for walking, jumping and running. It’s Long The Achilles tendon is the thickest, longest tendon in your body. It’s Named for a Greek Warrior According to...

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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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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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