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Storm Closing

We are closed Monday and Tuesday due to the storm. The office is open Wednesday as scheduled. Posted on October 30, 2012

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Important facts about the history of Podiatry

Podiatry or podiatric medicine is a branch of medicine devoted to the study of, diagnosis, and medical treatment of disorders of the foot, ankle, and lower extremity. The term podiatry came into use in the early 20th century in the United States and is now used worldwide with countries such as the United Kingdom and

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18 Things your Feet Say About Your Health

We understand that our patients don’t always have the time to come see us at our office about their foot problems because of their busy lives, check out this easy 18 pointers about common foot problems that might help you with yours. “You can detect everything from diabetes to nutritional deficiencies just by examining the

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Tune in and listen to Dr. Aparna Duggirala

TUNE IN AND LISTEN TO DR. APARNA DUGGIRALA SPEAK ON ” RELIEF FOR THE FEET” @ 4:00 PM EST THIS FRIDAY 11/9/2012 DURING THE BEAUTY FILES WITH JUANITA ON BBS TALK RADIO ON XM SATELLITE RADIO. DON’T MISS IT! Posted on December 5, 2012

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We are very exited about joining Juanita

WE ARE VERY EXITED ABOUT JOINING JUANITA ON “THE BEAUTY FILES” ON THE SPECIAL RELIEF FOR THE FEET. IN THIS SPECIAL WE WILL BE DISCUSSING VERY INTERESTING TOPICS THAT WILL HELP US ALL THIS WINTER!. SOME OF THE TOPICS THAT WILL BE DISCUSSED ARE High Heels Hammertoes Heel Pain Falling on Ice Frosbite Ankle Sprains

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How to Prevent Irritating Foot Fungus

Athlete’s foot is one of the most common fungal infections of the skin and is frequently seen in our Greenbelt office. Whether you’ve had it or not, it’s important to understand how you can avoid and treat this highly contagious infection if you do contract it. The fungus that causes athlete’s foot thrives in damp,

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Athlete’s Foot Infections on a rise in the Fall

Now that summer has come to an end, we will be wearing more closed toe shoes. This causes an increase in Athlete’s foot infections. Mild cases of athlete’s foot can turn severe and even cause a serious bacterial infection. If you notice your rash has become increasingly red, swollen and painful or you develop blisters

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Shoe Buying Guide for Kids

This morning as I walk my daughter to the bus stop, we met up with our neighbors daughter and her father. As I glanced down, I noticed that she is wearing flip-flops to school. These are probably the worst type of shoes you can put on the kids feet. As the new school year starts,

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Comfort shoes aren’t necessarily good for you

Putting aside the risk of injury for a minute, I do find my clogs comfortable. Indeed, they are marketed as foot-healthy comfort shoes. These particular clogs are shoes of choice for many people whose jobs involve lots of standing, such as nurses and chefs.But are comfort shoes always more healthful? Not necessarily, according to some

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