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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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Quick Facts about Plantar Fasciitis

What is Plantar Fasciitis? Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common causes of heel pain. There is a thick piece of tissue that runs along the bottom of one’s foot that connects the heel bone to the toes, this is called the plantar fascia. When the plantar fascia gets inflamed it causes the discomfort

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Ingrown Toenails: Causes and Treatments

What are Ingrown Toenails? Ingrown toenails are a common condition in both men and women. It is where the toenail grows into the side of the flesh. Ingrown toenails are mostly seen in the big toe. Causes Improper foot hygiene (not cleaning feet, keeping them wet/damp) Cutting nails incorrectly Toenail injury (stubbing toe, dropping something

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What are Flat Feet?

Flat feet is a condition where one or both feet have little to no arch. In most cases people who have flat feet don’t experience significant problems or need treatment. Possible Causes and Risk Factors Genetics – sometimes flat feet runs in your genes Obesity Pregnancy Injuries to the foot or ankle Diabetes Aging High

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Importance of the COVID-19 Vaccine

It’s been a couple months since the first COVID-19 vaccine came out to the public. Many people are still debating whether or not they should receive the vaccination. If you are one of the people who is curious about the vaccine but hesitant to get it continue reading to learn more about some of the

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