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Office Closed August 13-23rd

Friendly reminder that our office will be closed to patients from August the 13th through August 23rd. The office will open back up to patients on August the 24th. We hope to see you after August 23rd ! Call the office at (301) 441 – 2655 if you have any concerns.

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Corns and Calluses

What are Corns and Calluses? Corns and calluses are the bodies response to friction or pressure on the skin of your feet. The pressure caused by the shoe rubbing causes the affected area of skin to thicken. The skin hardens and builds up. The reason for this is protect the foot from unusual pressure. In

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What you Need to Know about Bunions

What are Bunions? A bunion is a bump that appears on the inside of the foot near the joint closest to the big toe. The bump protrudes toward the inside of the big toe. If left untreated it can cause severe pain and even affect walking. Bunions are primarily caused by wearing poor shoes or

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Diabetic Foot Ulcers

What is a Diabetic Foot Ulcer? It is an open sore or wound that most commonly occurs on the bottom of the patients foot. Some foot ulcers may cause infection and in severe cases even cause a lower extremity amputation. Research shows that foot ulcers are preventable. Risk Factors Diabetes Age Race (more commonly seen

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Toenail Fungus

Toenail fungus is more common than you think. It begins as a yellow or white spot in the nail. As the fungal infection gets deeper and more severe it causes the toenail to discolor and thicken. How to Know if you Have Fungal Nails Thickened/hardened nail White/Yellow discoloration Brittle nails Slight smell Dark colored debris

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Products Available for Purchase in Office

Here at Renaissance Foot and Ankle Center we sell a variety of products that will be beneficial for the health and well being of your feet. The products range from antifungal nail polishes, arch supports, vionic shoes, heel pads, kamea cream and much more. Read below to learn more about some of the products we

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Foot Safety Tips for the Beach

Summer time is in full swing. Who doesn’t love a nice getaway to the beach when the sun is nice and hot out? Spending time with friends and family at the beach is a great way to cool down. Make sure you are protecting your feet this summer. Read along to learn some quick tips

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The Importance of Arch Supports

Arch supports are a type of shoe insert that help support the arches of the feet. Arch supports are important because they are function and offer protection for your feet. Your feet support your entire body while you are standing so it is important that you keep them protected and supported. Arch supports align the

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Proper Footwear

Vionic shoes are very stylish and comfortable. They also have built in arch supports that relieve aching heel pain and plantar fasciitis. Vionics are made with durable material that also add to the comfort and fashion of the shoe. The Vionic Brand offers a wide variety of shoe styles. Styles range from sneakers, sandals, flats,

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Happy 4th of July!

Hoping everyone had a happy Fourth of July this weekend! Wishing that the weekend was safe and that everyone had a good time with their loved ones. Give the office a call to schedule an appointment at (301) 441-2655

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