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Diabetes: Check Your Feet! May 5th, 2017

When you have diabetes, you need to examine your feet every day. Be sure to look at all areas of your feet, including your toes. It may be helpful to use a handheld mirror or a magnifying mirror attached to the bathroom wall near the baseboard to inspect your feet....

Wound Care: Healing Lower Leg Ulcers Apr 12th, 2017

Wound Care Wound Care: Healing Lower Leg Ulcers Thomas A. LeBeau, DPM St. Augustine Foot and Ankle   Foot ulcers and other open foot wounds are a major cause of disability, morbidity, and mortality. Varicose veins, poor circulation, and diabetes can lead to open foot wounds. Approximately 15 percent of...

Ingrown Toenail: Growing Past Apr 7th, 2017

Grow Past an Ingrown Toenail Thomas A. LeBeau, DPM St. Augustine Foot and Ankle   An ingrown toenail is when a toenail grows into the flesh as opposed to over it. The big toe is the most common place for a nail to become ingrown, however, they can occur on...

Plantar Fasciitis “The Scoop” Mar 31st, 2017

Safe, reliable relief from disabling foot pain (Plantar fasciitis). With heel pain or plantar fasciitis, also known as foot pain, the bottom of your foot may hurt when you stand, especially after you get out of bed first thing in the morning. Without a heel pain diagnosis and heel pain...

Toenail Fungus: Quick Read Mar 30th, 2017

A fungal toenail infection occurs when a fungus attacks the toenail or nail bed. Fungi (plural of fungus) can attack your nails through small cuts in the skin around your nail or through the opening between your nail and nail bed. If you have a healthy and strong immune system, a fungal toenail infection...

Nerve Pain Treatment: Neurogenx Nov 4th, 2016

Nerve Pain Treatment: Neurogenx Thomas A. LeBeau St. Augustine Foot and Ankle What is the Neurogenx nerve pain treatment? It is a breakthrough electromedical nerve pain treatment proven to effectively alleviate the pain, tingling, burning, and numbness resulting from neuropathy and chronic nerve conditions. This nerve pain treatment can successfully...

Neuropathy: Need Treatment? Oct 28th, 2016

Neuropathy St. Augustine Foot and Ankle Neuropathy is an umbrella term that denotes a disorder of the peripheral nervous system. The peripheral nervous system consists of all the motor and sensory nerves that connect the brain and spinal cord to the rest of the body. How Is Neuropathy Diagnosed? If...