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...   Arthritic Foot Care Athletes Foot Bunions Calluses Corns Crush Injuries Custom Orthotics Diabetic Foot Care Diabetic Shoes Flat Feet Fungus Toenails Geriatric Foot Care Hammertoes Heel Pain Ingrown Toenails Injuries Neuromas Plantar Fasciitis Warts   Surgical correction of Bunions, Hammertoes, and complex Foot Deformities; Treatments for Heel Pain and Sports Related Injuries; Diabetic Foot Care; Foot Wound Care; Custom Designed Orthotics and Custom Diabetic Insoles; Skin and Toenail Disorders of the Foot ; Cosmetic Footcare; Pediatric Foot Care Bunions Bunions are misaligned big toe joints that can become swollen and tender, causing the first joint of the big toe to slant outward, and the second joint to angle toward the other toes...

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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...

Corns and Calluses
Corns and calluses are thick, hardened areas of skin that develop in response to your body's natural defense to repeated pressure or friction...

How to Minimize Diabetic Foot Problems
...Cut straight across, avoiding the corners; visit our office for assistance Never treat corns or calluses on your own...

...Other signs and symptoms include: Difficult or painful motion of a toe joint Redness or swelling at a toe joint Development of calluses and corns Open sores in severe cases The foot and ankle professionals at our office recommend the following for preventing and reducing the symptoms associated with hammertoe: Wear comfortable, proper-fitting shoes that provide support and allow enough room for your toes Avoid high-heeled or narrow-toed shoes Stretch your toe muscles to relieve pressure and pain Apply splints, cushions or pads to relieve pressure Moisturize with cream to keep the skin soft Generally, a modification of footwear will reduce the symptoms associated with hammertoe...

Healthy Footwear Promote Healthy Feet
...In fact, shoes that fit poorly or have high heels frequently cause foot problems, including calluses, corns, bunions, and blisters, just to name a few...

High Fashion Footwear May Come with a High Price
...The bunion forces the big toe to slant in toward the other toes, resulting in discomfort, blisters, corns and calluses...

Walking Your Way To Good Foot Health
... If the Shoe Fits - Get Walking! Footwear plays a vital role in the duration 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...

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Vaughn Podiatry Center P.C.

(334) 277-3338
4709 Woodmere Blvd Montgomery, AL 36106-3078