Pediatric Foot Care

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06 Sep What Should You Do About a Bruised Toenail?

About a Bruised Toenail A bruised toenail is known medically as a subungual hematoma. You'll know you have a bruise when you see the discoloration that may be dark blue, black, or yellow. These bruises can be painful when bleeding under the nail causes pressure. Here...

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05 Aug You’ve Broken your Toe – now what?

Broken Toes: Five Facts You May Not Know There are about 200,00 broken toes reported every year. This is a common, painful injury that responds well to immediate medical treatment. Here are five facts about broken toes that may surprise you. 1. You Can Tell If It’s...

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Arch development Children's feet Corrective bracing and orthotics foot doctor of kids in Loudoun County Shuman Podiatry

14 Mar About Childhood Foot Deformities

Childhood Foot Deformities A pediatric foot deformity can be any condition that affects the bones, muscles, or ligaments of the foot. When you’re looking for someone to diagnose and treat a pediatric condition, look for a podiatrist who specializes in treating children’s conditions. Early diagnosis and...

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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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Sports Related Foot Injury

08 Jul How long for an ankle sprain to fully heal?

Recovery from a Sprained Ankle A sprained ankle is one of the most common lower-body injuries. Ankle sprains are 40% of all ankle injuries and about half of all sports injuries. A sprained ankle happens when you pull or tear a ligament. It is painful, but a...

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