We all do it—instead of calling a specialist for a medical problem, we simply Google our symptoms and diagnose ourselves. However, this almost always leads to more problems down the road. When you read our podiatrists’ blog posts, you’ll learn when not to ignore symptoms and what we can do in our office to quickly relieve the pain or discomfort caused by warts, fungus, or other skin and nail problems.

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  • Can You Get Skin Cancer On Your Feet? Skin cancers of the feet have several features in common. Most are painless, and often there is a history of recurrent cracking, bleeding, or ulceration.
  • Don’t Get Cut Barefoot! Going barefoot heightens risk for puncture wounds, which require different treatment because the tiny holes often harbor foreign matter under the skin.
  • Don’t Let The Summer Sun Scorch Your Feet! Many don’t realize skin cancer of the foot can occur from unprotected sun exposure, and overlook applying sunscreen to the area.
  • Cuts and Scrapes Cuts and scrapes are a part of everyday life, but with summer just around the corner, your feet are more prone to these types of small injuries.
  • Going Barefoot? Beware! Parents and families can prevent cuts, puncture wounds and other injuries from going barefoot by following some recommendations from our foot specialist.
  • Protect Your Feet at the Beach As millions of Americans hit the beach this summer, Robert Warkala, DPM shares these safety tips to protect your feet from jelly fish stings and more.
  • ALL TOES ON DECK However you spend your vacation your feet will carry you through it all. Keep these tips about water shoes and protective footwear in mind to prevent injury
  • Are Wet Shoes Damaging Your Feet? When water seeps through your footwear, your skin absorbs the water and the longer your feet are wet, the greater the damage to your skin.
  • A Sock a Day Keeps the Doctor Away Whether it’s because you haven’t done your laundry yet or you think it’s stylish, there are many reasons why you may wear shoes without socks.
  • Corns and Calluses: 101 What is a Corn? What is a Callus? Corns and calluses are areas of thickened skin that develop to protect that area from irritation.