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... Achilles Tendon Ankle Sprains Arthritic Foot & Ankle Care Athletes Foot Bunions Calluses Corns Diabetic Foot Care Diabetic Shoes Flat Feet Foot and Ankle Surgery Fractures Fungus Toenails Geriatric Foot Care Hammertoes Heel Pain Ingrown Toenails Metatarsalgia Neuromas Pediatric Foot Care Plantar Fasciitis Sports Injuries Warts Ankle Sprains Ankle sprains are caused by an unnatural twisting or force on the ankle bones of the foot, often resulting in one or more ligaments on the outside of the ankle to be stretched or torn...

Walking Your Way To Good Foot Health
... If the Shoe Fits- Get Walking Footwear plays a vital role in the duration and achievement of your walking routine, and shoes that don't fit properly or that lack support can lead to foot pain or injuries, such as blisters, corns, calluses, nail fungus and plantar fasciitis...

Foot Health and Aging: How to Keep Your Feet Supporting You for Life
...The following tips may help keep feet feeling and looking their best into the golden years: Choose proper-fitting shoes with adequate support, a firm sole and a soft upper for your everyday activities Walk—it’s the best exercise for your feet Avoid going barefoot Never cut corns or calluses on your own Bathe your feet daily in lukewarm water with a mild soap Moisturize daily Trim and file toenails straight across Inspect your feet daily...

What’s Slowing Down Your Game? It Could Be Faulty Foot Mechanics
... It’s important that athletes visit their Reston, Manassas, Leesburg, VA podiatrists for athorough assessment of their biomechanics at the first sign of a problem or pain, including footdiscomfort, poor balance, or unexplained corns and calluses...

Expert Corn Removal: Finding the Best Treatment for Painful Corns
Corns are thickened areas of skin that develop in response to excessive pressure and friction...

Foot Pain? Visit Your Podiatrist
... Podiatrists provide medical and surgical care for people suffering foot, ankle and lower leg problems, such as corns, warts, bunions and sprains...

Taking Steps Toward Healthier, More Attractive Feet
...  Mild foot problems, such as ulcers, corns, cracked heels and ingrown toenails can turn into serious complications without proper care...

Common Childhood Foot Injuries and Ailments
...Shoes that are too tight can cause blisters, calluses and corns on the toes and heels...

Keeping Your Feet Safe and Healthy While Working
... Follow Proper Guidelines While you are off the job, there are a few steps you can take to protect your feet, including: Wash your feet daily Dry thoroughly Check your feet for corns, calluses, and cracks Keep your feet warm Trim your toenails straight across Visit your Reston Wear protective footwear for each activity   On the other hand, when you are working it is important to follow the following: Develop safe work habits and attitudes Be aware of the hazards of your job Practice proper measures  Be alert and watch for hidden hazards Watch out for other workers’ safety Follow the rule and don’t cut corners Wear Protective Footwear Safety shoes were created to protect your feet, help prevent injuries to them, and to reduce the severity of your injuries should one occur while at work...

Quick Advice for Common Foot and Ankle Issues
... Corns and Calluses Corns and calluses are caused by pressure on the skin of your foot...

Diabetic Foot Care
...And never attempt to cut your own bunions or corns as this can lead to infection, as well...

Reston Virginia Warts
...They are often mistaken for corns or calluses, which are layers of dead skin that build up to protect an area which is being continuously irritated...

Diabetic Foot Care in Reston Virginia
...And never attempt to cut your own bunions or corns as this can lead to infection, as well...

Fitness and Your Feet
...Improper foot care during exercise can cause some of the over 300 foot ailments including athlete’s foot, blisters, corns and calluses and heel pain...

Remain Active in Sports
... Common foot ailments, such as corns, calluses, Morton’s neuroma, flat foot, hammertoe and plantar fasciitis can often be improved with the help of a custom-made shoe insert that fits comfortably into the shoe...

Foot and Ankle Surgeon
... Corns and hammertoes...

Diabetics: Maintain Foot Health to Avoid Amputation
... Some of these small complications include: Ulcers that don’t heal Corns Calluses Cracked heels Hammertoes Bunions Ingrown toenails With these complications, you run the risk of developing diabetic peripheral neuropathy, which is a condition that develops slowly and worsens over time, and Charcot foot, which is a condition in which the bones of the foot are weakened enough to fracture...

5 Myths About Foot Care
... Myth: Corns have roots...

Five Myths about feet
... Myth: Corns have roots...

Foot Pain Ruining Your Golf Swing?
...Ill-fitting golf shoes may cause corns and calluses that make standing uncomfortable...

What is the Best Treatment Option For Bunions
...   Symptoms of Bunions The Mayo Clinic says bunions exhibit symptoms such as:  big toe malformation (specified above)  redness and swelling of the joint at the base of the big toe  soreness related to friction between the foot and shoe  corns and calluses  arthritis and bursitis  foot pain extending up the legs to the knees, hips and back   Treatment of Bunions One of the podiatrists at the Reston, Manassas, and Leesburg Foot and Ankle Centers can evaluate your feet and determine the best course of treatment for bunions...

Runners: Fit Feet Finish Faster
... Blisters, corns and calluses: Never pop blisters unless they are larger than a quarter or are painful or swollen...

Fit Feet Finish Faster
... Blisters, corns and calluses: Never pop blisters unless they are larger than a quarter or are painful or swollen...

Healthy Feet Make The Best Dancing Feet
... Other common types of injuries related to dancing can include: stress fractures (hairline breaks in the bone) from repeated jumping and landing foot neuromas (thickening/irritation of the nerves in the ball of the foot) resulting from repetitive pivoting shin splints (pain and swelling in the front of the lower legs) which can be aggravated by recurring activities tendonitis (inflammation of the tendons in the foot) from over exertion corns, calluses or blisters—all painful skin irritations resulting from repeated rubbing of the skin on the feet...

Be Smart about Back to School Shoe Shopping
...” Tight-fitting shoes also cause blisters, corns and calluses on the toes and blisters on the back of the heels...

Fighting 5 Most Common Foot Woes
...Change shoes and socks regularly and consider rubbing cornstarch or applying antiperspirant directly onto the soles of your feet...

Foot Care for Healthy Aging
...Learn to recognize warning signs that often appear in the feet, including changes in skin color, swelling, numbness, pain, open sores that heal slowly, ingrown or fungal toenails, bleeding corns and calluses, and dry cracks in the skin, especially around the heels...

Amputations due to diabetes can be prevented
...The risk can be lessened significantly by following a few simple precautions: Keep your blood sugar under control to help minimize cardiovascular and blood circulation problems Lose weight, don’t smoke and adhere to prescribed dietary, medication and exercise regime At least once a day, examine your feet for cuts and other small wounds you may not feel Never walk barefoot, outdoors and indoors Cut nails carefully – straight across and not too short; never trim corns and calluses yourself Wash your feet every day in lukewarm water; dry carefully Choose comfortable shoes with adequate room for the toes Wear clean, dry, non-bulky socks; change daily Shake pebbles or bits of gravel out of your shoes before wearing Seek treatment from a foot and ankle surgeon if minor cuts and sore spots don’t seem to be healing For more information on diabetic foot conditions, contact Dr...

Keeping healthy feet with diabetes
... See a podiatrist to remove calluses, corns, or warts—don’t tackle them yourself, and don’t ask an unlicensed nonprofessional to do it...

Are Your Feet Ready For Spring?
...Being cooped up in cramped footwear during winter months can cause feet to suffer from a variety of ailments, from dry, flaky skin and discolored toenails to pesky corns and unsightly calluses...

Don’t ignore foot pain on the dance floor
...   Other common types of injuries related to dancing can include: Stress fractures (hairline breaks in the bone) from repeated jumping and landing Foot neuromas (thickening/irritation of the nerves in the ball of the foot) resulting from repetitive pivoting Shin splints (pain and swelling in the front of the lower legs) which can be aggravated by recurring activities Tendonitis (inflammation of the tendons in the foot) from over exertion Corns, calluses or blisters—all painful skin irritations resulting from repeated rubbing of the skin on the feet...

A parents guide to foot health for athletic kids
... Tennis - The rapid, repetitive lateral movements and shifting of weight required of tennis players can lead to injuries such as ankle sprains, plantar fasciitis, and corns or calluses...

Foot care an important factor in healthy aging
...Learn to recognize warning signs that often appear in the feet, including changes in skin color, swelling, numbness, pain, open sores that heal slowly, ingrown or fungal toenails, bleeding corns and calluses, and dry cracks in the skin, especially around the heels...

Flip-flops and snow don't mix
...Likewise, if socks are too small, they can force toes to bunch together, and that friction can cause painful blisters or corns...

Simple Steps to Help People With Diabetes Keep Their Feet Healthy
... See a podiatrist to remove calluses, corns, or warts—don’t tackle them yourself, and don’t ask an unlicensed nonprofessional to do it...

Foot care an important factor in healthy anging
...Learn to recognize warning signs that often appear in the feet, including changes in skin color, swelling, numbness, pain, open sores that heal slowly, ingrown or fungal toenails, bleeding corns and calluses, and dry cracks in the skin, especially around the heels...

Ten timely tips to get feet ready for spring
...Being cooped up in cramped footwear during winter months can cause feet to suffer from a variety of ailments, from dry, flaky skin and discolored toenails to pesky corns and unsightly calluses...

Parents guide to foot health for athletic kids
... Tennis - The rapid, repetitive lateral movements and shifting of weight required of tennis players can lead to injuries such as ankle sprains, plantar fasciitis, and corns or calluses...

Fighting the 5 monst common foot woes
...Change shoes and socks regularly and consider rubbing cornstarch or applying antiperspirant directly onto the soles of your feet...

Ten timley tips to get feet ready for Spring
...Being cooped up in cramped footwear during winter months can cause feet to suffer from a variety of ailments, from dry, flaky skin and discolored toenails to pesky corns and unsightly calluses...

Simple steps that help people with diabetes keep their feet healthy
... See a podiatrist to remove calluses, corns, or warts—don’t tackle them yourself, and don’t ask an unlicensed nonprofessional to do it...

Keep Your Feet Healthy
... See a podiatrist to remove calluses, corns, or warts—don’t tackle them yourself, and don’t ask an unlicensed nonprofessional to do it...

Treating Your Bunions
... Removing any calluses or corns on the feet...

What Are Bunions?
...You should contact our office if you notice the following symptoms: An enlarged, visible bulge on your big toe joint Restricted movement of your big toe or foot that prevents you from performing normal activities Irritation, corns or calluses caused by the overlap of the first and second toes Frequent pain, swelling or redness around your big toe joint Treatment For a Bunion Treatment for a bunion will vary depending on its severity...

What is a Podiatrist?
A podiatrist, also called a doctor of podiatric medicine, is a specialist who provides medical diagnosis and treatment of foot and ankle problems, such as bunions, heel pain, spurs, hammertoes, neuromas, ingrown toenails, warts, corns and calluses...

Diabetes and Your Feet
... If you have red spots, sore spots, blisters, corns, calluses, or consistent pain associated with wearing shoes, new proper fitted shoes must be obtained immediately...

Skin Problems
Allergies Athlete's Foot (tenia pedis) Blisters Burning Feet Calluses Corns Cysts Frostbite Fungus Gangrene Lesions Psoriasis Smelly Feet and Foot Odor Swelling Ulcers Warts

Claw Toe
... Corns on the top of the toe or under the ball of the foot...

Hammertoes
...People with hammertoe may have corns or calluses on the top of the middle joint of the toe or on the tip of the toe...

Spurs
...Surgery may be prescribed if spurring around the joint becomes severe or leads to recurrent pain from persistent corns...

Nail Fungus
... Use a quality foot powder (talcum, not cornstarch) in conjunction with shoes that fit well and are made of materials that breathe...

General Information and Tips
...Foot pain is caused by a wide variety of injuries, health problems or disorders, including (but not limited to): Arthritis Bone spurs Bunions Calluses Corns Flat Feet Gout Ingrown toenails Plantar fasciitis Sprains Stress fractures Warts Wearing improper shoes or extensive use of the feet...

Corns
Corns are calluses that form on the toes because of bones that push up against shoes and build up pressure on the skin...

Fungus
... Use a quality foot powder (talcum, not cornstarch) in conjunction with shoes that fit well and are made of materials that breathe...

Warts
...They are often mistaken for corns or calluses, which are layers of dead skin that build up to protect an area which is being continuously irritated...

Claw Toe
... Corns on the top of the toe or under the ball of the foot...

Hammertoes
...People with hammertoe may have corns or calluses on the top of the middle joint of the toe or on the tip of the toe...

Athletic Foot Care
...Added to these are common complaints such as corns, calluses and Athlete's Foot...

Corns and Calluses
Corns and calluses are protective layers of compacted, dead skin cells...

Diabetic Foot Care
... And never attempt to cut your own bunions or corns as this can lead to infection, as well...

Pedicures
...(Please contact our office if you have deep calluses or corns and need help shaving them...

Self-Assessment Quiz
... no 0   - have corns, calluses, bunions or hammertoes...

Physical Therapy
...Heel spurs, bursitis, plantar fasciitis, bunions, corns and calluses, as well as many post-operative surgical conditions, respond well to physical therapy...

Basketball
...Not enough room can lead to blisters, corns, and calluses...

Jogging and Running
... The most common foot problems associated with jogging or running are blisters, corns, calluses, Athlete's Foot, shin splints, Achilles tendonitis, and plantar fasciitis...

Getting a Proper Fit
...Shoes that do not fit properly can cause bunions, corns, calluses, hammertoes and other disabling foot disorders...

Fitness And Your Feet
... The following are common ailments caused by improper foot care during exercise: Athlete's foot; Blisters; Corns and calluses; and Heel pain (including heel spurs)...

Walking and Your Feet
...The most common foot problems are blisters, corns, calluses, and plantar fasciitis...