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Toe Fractures and Dislocations: The Other Pandemic Mar 23rd, 2021

You won't believe what we have been seeing at a significantly increased rate in our office. There's a good chance you might have experienced it yourself! For the past year, state regulations due to the COVID-19 pandemic have kept people in their homes, where they been obliged to find new...

What is Turf Toe? Mar 12th, 2021

The condition called “Turf Toe” is a sprain of the big toe joint. It happens commonly in athletic injuries when the toe is forcibly bent into hyperextension or hyperflexion (too high up or too high down).  The term "Turf Toe" rose in popularity, as did the incidence of the condition,...

Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism Mar 3rd, 2021

What is a DVT/PE? Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE) are serious, but preventable medical conditions. They are fairly undiagnosed and can be fatal if left untreated. More commonly known as a “blood clot”, a DVT is a clump of blood that collects and forms in deep veins...

How Can Diabetes Affect Your Feet? Feb 27th, 2021

Diabetes can result in high glucose levels in the blood which can lead to a variety of complications throughout the body. It can damage the heart, blood vessels, eyes, kidneys, and nerves. Diabetes can also cause foot complications that, if not treated properly, can lead to necessary use of antibiotics,...

Como afecta la diabetes tus pies? Feb 9th, 2021

La diabetes puede causar complicaciones en tus pies, si no se tratan adecuadamente, puede ser causa de que empieces a usar antibióticos, hospitalización, y/o cirugía requiriendo una posible amputación de los dedos, pie, y hasta toda la pierna. Insuficiente Circulación La diabetes puede reducir la circulación de la sangre a...