Diabetic Foot Care

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21 Oct Diabetic Foot Care: Essential Information

Maintaining good foot health is crucial for individuals with diabetes to prevent complications that can arise from the condition. Proper foot care can help avoid serious issues such as diabetic neuropathy, ulcers, and even amputations. Shuman Podiatry & Sports Medicine in Sterling, VA, can provide...

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21 Oct Top 10 Reasons to Visit a Podiatrist

Reasons You Should Visit Dr. Joanna Shuman Maintaining overall health involves caring for every part of your body, and that includes your feet. Podiatrists are specialized medical professionals who focus on the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of various foot and ankle conditions. Shuman Podiatry & Sports...

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08 Jun Why Is the Bottom of Your Foot Itching?

Bottom of Your Foot Itching? Is your foot itching uncontrollably? Pruritis is the medical term for an irritating itch. It can occur anywhere on your body, but it’s more likely to happen to your feet. That’s because your feet are frequently exposed to moisture, irritants and...

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31 Mar What Is Peripheral Neuropathy?

About Peripheral Neuropathy? Peripheral neuropathy (PN) is an irreversible, chronic condition that often accompanies other diseases. The words peripheral neuropathy literally mean “dead nerves.” This condition causes a loss of feeling in the fingers and toes. More than 3 million people are diagnosed with peripheral neuropathy every...

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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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