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Helpful Podiatrist Care Tips & Advice from Our Foot Specialists

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Itching Feet? Five Causes and How to Treat Them

Itching Feet? Five Causes Behind the Condition and How to Treat Them Would you rather walk across a bed of hot coals than deal with your persistently itching feet? The smallest rash can be infuriating when you're seeking relief to no avail.. The good news?...

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Sprained Ankle? Here Are the Important Steps to Take Next

Sprained Ankle? Here Are the Important Steps to Take Next Ankle sprains are one of the most common sports and exercise injuries seen at Family Foot & Ankle Centers. If you sprain your ankle, how quickly you spring into action and initiate treatment can make all...

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Corsicana Foot Doctor Suggests Foot Strengthening Exercises

Corsicana Foot Doctor Advises Strengthening Your Feet When it comes to exercise, most people focus on training their upper and lower body but often overlook strength training for their feet. However, the strength and stability of your foot are necessary for proper...

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Waxahachie Podiatrist Explains Corns

Waxahachie Podiatrist Explains Corns With the amount of daily force and pressure placed on our feet it's no wonder they suffer from so many aches and pains. Our Waxahachie podiatrist sees many patients with common foot issues such as corns. Let's take a look! What Are...

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Hammertoe Treatment in Waxahachie

Hammertoe Treatment in Waxahachie Our Waxahachie podiatrist says you may have noticed one or more of your toes are bent or curled over instead of the normal forward position. This occurs when one of the two joints of your toe is not held in the proper position by your...

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Toenail Fungus Infections in Ennis

Toenail Fungus Infections in Ennis You may have noticed a yellow or white spot under your fingernail – or more commonly – your toenail. The nail or nails may appear thicker, as well as brittle or broken around the edges. You may also notice dark spots or even an odor....

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RICE Treatment in Waxahachie

RICE Treatment in Waxahachie You just experienced a twisted ankle – what is the best way to help reduce your pain and swelling? Our Waxahachie podiatrist, Jeffrey Petty, DPM explains RICE Treatment.  What Does RICE Stand For? An effective way to immediately treat any...

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Joint Pain in the Toes and Feet

Joint Pain in the Toes and Feet There are several types of arthritis affecting the feet and toes seen at Family Foot & Ankle Centers. The foot has over 30 joints making it a prime location for arthritis. Normal wear and tear is just one of the reasons why the feet...

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Heel Pain in Children

Heel Pain in Children Heel pain in children can be caused by Sever’s disease or calcaneal apophysitis. This condition is characterized by the inflammation of the heel growth plate. The feet undergoes many changes during our childhood years. Rapid bone growth and...

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As one of the premier podiatry centers in Waxahachie, TX, our doctors and team at Family Foot & Ankle Centers also provide 5-star podiatry care to patients from Corsicana, Ennis & Mexia, TX, and surrounding areas.