Ingrown Nails

image of feet in sand - foot care and diabetes

27 Apr Why are feet so Vulnerable to Diabetes?

Managing Diabetes-Related Foot Problems We all need to take care of our feet, but people with diabetes need to be especially careful. Every year, more than 70,000 people with diabetes lose a lower limb to amputation caused by diabetic foot diseases. The good news is that...

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Ingrown Nail care Lansdowne VA

16 Feb 5 Reasons to Treat an Ingrown Toenail

Treating Ingrown Toenails Most foot problems can be prevented by wearing comfortable, supportive shoes, getting regular exercise and routinely checking your feet for pain, blisters and other symptoms. But even with the most conscientious foot care, you might still wind up with an ingrown nail. When...

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Orthotics 3D imagery and fitting Dr Shuman Ashburn VA

28 Jun Foot Care Orthotics and Insurance

Orthotics and Insurance If you need custom orthotics or professional foot care, will your health insurance plan cover the costs? The simple answer is, it depends. Read on for a summary of what you can expect when looking for coverage for custom orthotics and other podiatric prescriptions. Foot...

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Dr Shuman provides care for ingrown toe nails and fungal problems

13 Jun What Causes Ingrown Toenails

Causes of Ingrown Toenails Onychocryptosis isn't the name of a horror-flick monster, but it could be the cause of the monster-size pain in your feet. It's the medical term for ingrown toenail, a painful situation where your nail starts growing inward into your skin rather than...

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