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Our Innovative Laser Treatment Lets You Say Goodbye to Yellow Toenail Fungus Before Sandal Season Mar 9th, 2020

Fungal infections under the toenails are extremely common. While yellowing, crumbling nails can be unsightly and uncomfortable, a podiatrist can prescribe a range of treatments to eradicate your toenail fungus and keep it from coming back. At FootCare Specialists, Inc. in San Mateo and Half Moon Bay, California, Dr. David...

Be Back on Your Feet in Days After New Minimally Invasive Bunion Surgery Feb 18th, 2020

Are bunions making life a pain? You're not alone. Bunions impact nearly a quarter of people between 18 to 65, and more than a third are over the age of 65. Bunions can cause intense pain, swelling, and even deformities of your feet if left untreated.    Fortunately, there’s a new...

Learn How Our Groundbreaking Radial Pulse Therapy (RPT) Delivers Non-Invasive Pain Relief for Foot a Jan 14th, 2020

If you’ve avoided foot pain until now, you’ve been lucky, since three out of four Americans will experience foot pain at some point in their lives. Not everyone develops chronic foot trouble, but it doesn’t take long with sore feet to realize what an important role your feet play in...

When Surgery is the Best Solution for Ankle Pain Caused by Severe Arthritis Dec 1st, 2019

When arthritis affects your ankle, surgery is never the first option for treatment. Ankle surgery may be necessary in the case of an injury like a broken bone or severe sprain, but since most forms of arthritis are progressive, it takes time for the joint to deteriorate to the point...

The Importance of Having a Board-Certified Podiatrist on Your Diabetes Care Team Oct 31st, 2019

Over 30 million people in the United States have diabetes. If not managed well, this chronic condition can lead to a variety of health complications. One of those health complications is foot infections and lower extremity amputations. In fact, diabetic-related foot complications account for more than half of the foot...

5 Benefits of Custom Orthotics Beyond Foot Pain Oct 16th, 2019

Your feet may be relatively small appendages compared to other parts of your body, but the load they carry is vital to your well-being. Your feet are responsible for support, balance, and mobility, all crucial functions. When these are disrupted, it can have a negative cascading effect on your other...