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... Achilles Tendon Ankle Instability Ankle Sprains Arthritic Foot & Ankle Care Athletes Foot Bunions Calluses Corns Crush Injuries Diabetic Footcare & Diabetic shoes Metatarsalgia Wounds Foot Doctor Flat Feet Fungus Toenails Geriatric Foot Care Hammertoes Heel Spurs Ingrown Toenails Injuries Neuromas Plantar Fasciitis Warts Poor Circulation Warts Maryland Podiatry Center offers Podiatry services as well as surgical procedures currently done at Howard County General Hospital as well as local surgical centers in the Ellicott City area...

Bunions
... Removal of corns and calluses on the foot...

What is a Podiatrist and What Does a Podiatrist Do?
...Hippocrates, an ancient Greek philosopher, was the first to write of the importance of podiatric care and invented a tool to remove corns and calluses from the bottom of his feet...

Long-Term Podiatric Relief For Your Unsightly Calluses
...Expert podiatrists with years of experience make it their goal to remove all unsightly growths and formations on your feet, including layers of compacted, dead skin cells that are indicative of corns and calluses...

Foot Doctor FAQs
...He/she can provide treatment to relieve foot pain caused by a variety of conditions, some of which are listed below: Bunions Corns and calluses Cracked heels Athlete’s foot Flat feet Diabetic ulcers Nail fungus Hammer toes Warts Ingrown toenails Sports injuries Many podiatrists are also able to perform surgery, should such a procedure become necessary...

How To Take Proper Care Of Your Feet
... Apply moisturizing lotion or cream to your feet daily Trim your toenails straight across with no rounded corners Examine your feet daily with a hand mirror to look for: Discolored, thick nails (signs of nail fungus) Cracks or cuts that aren’t healing (signs of infection) Scaling, peeling skin (signs of Athlete’s foot) Abnormal growths like bunions, corns or calluses Don’t forget to wear shoes that support your feet and don’t crowd your toes...

What are Bunions and How to Treat Them?
... Treatments may include: A simple change of shoes to ones with a wider toe box and more support Removal of any corns and calluses Customized shoes inserts (orthotics) to remove the pressure from the joint and to normalize your gait Night time splints Shoe padding Surgery (bunionectomy) Over the counter analgesics Walk well, feel great You can when you visit Maryland Podiatric Center for your bunion and all your foot health needs...

How We Can Help With Your Bunion Symptoms
...Treatments for bunions and their symptoms include: Wearing less constricting and roomier footwear to minimize friction and rubbing Inserting protective padding inside footwear to cushion against friction and rubbing Using orthotic shoe insert to correct foot positioning when standing and walking Performing exercises to improve joint function and prevent stiffness Wearing splints at night to realign the toe joint Removing corns and calluses on the feet Surgically removing the bunions You do not have to live with the pain and discomfort of bunions...

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...

Bunions
... Removal of corns and calluses on the foot...

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...

General Information
... Corns and 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...

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