Who Can Benefit from Nail Reconstruction?

Most people would love to have beautiful, perfectly pedicured toenails. However, certain medical complications make this impossible. Fortunately, your Advanced Foot Nurse can help you. A technique called Nail Reconstruction can restore unsightly nails to their former beauty with just one quick visit to the foot nurse.

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What To Expect During a Home Foot Care Visit?

A medical pedicure or a “Medi Pedi” is a luxurious foot treatment performed by a Foot Care Nurse in a safe and sterile environment. Unlike traditional salon pedicures which focus on making the feet look good, they often neglect the real foot problems and can sometimes make them worse! Medical pedicures are aimed not just at cleaning up the feet, but examining the nails, skin and foot as a whole to understand why particular issues occur. 

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What is a Medical Pedicure?

A medical pedicure or a “Medi Pedi” is a luxurious foot treatment performed by a Foot Care Nurse in a safe and sterile environment. Unlike traditional salon pedicures which focus on making the feet look good, they often neglect the real foot problems and can sometimes make them worse! Medical pedicures are aimed not just at cleaning up the feet, but examining the nails, skin and foot as a whole to understand why particular issues occur. 

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Have you seen your parents feet lately?

A foot care nurse has received additional specialized training in foot care. Many diabetics, seniors and busy adults have difficulty taking care of their feet due to poor mobility, eyesight, loss of strength in their hands or family and work life. At times, even the best of us can’t see the bottom of our feet.

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Toe and Foot Transformations

“Clients are at risk when a nail becomes thick and yellow. Routine Treatment is to reduce as much of the dead and diseased nail as possible leaving a thin nail to grow in and maintain. Thick nails put pressure and put them at risk for damage or even a ulcer underneath” We use podiatry burrs of many shapes and sizes to quickly reduce and reshape. Thick nails can cause pressure underneath leading to micro bleeds. We assess why your nails are sick and have the ability to do a fungal nail test via the lab. We have several options for treatment.

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Why Consider Mobile Care?

Mobile care is an ideal alternative to anyone unable to easily access our clinic. Whether you’re in a home care community, long term care facility, or retirement home, contact us and take advantage of the same outstanding care you’d receive in our clinic from the safety and convenience of your own residency.

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Why Regular Foot Nurse Care Is So Important

One of our regular foot care clients showed up at the clinic today with this toe! They were camping and injured it just 2 weeks ago! This is the effects only 14 days caused. Its very lucky this client keeps his regular foot care treatment and screening appointments. We were able to get the wound debrided and cleaned up.

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Why Do You Have To Wear Your Compression Socks Consistently

Compression Socks doesn’t have to be a daily struggle! Yes, they’re snug. They are supposed to be – that’s what makes them medically useful. But that’s also why it can be difficult to put on compression socks, especially over the heel and ankle. Unfortunately, when people get discouraged, they don’t wear them consistently – and the swelling in their lower legs and ankles tends to get worse rather than better.

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What is a Plantar Wart?

A wart is a small growth on the skin that develops when the skin is infected by a virus. Warts can develop anywhere on the foot, but typically they appear on the bottom (plantar side) of the foot.

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Stop Painting Over the Toe Problem!

We regularly see clients in our office with troublesome toenails that probably started becoming diseased sometime ago. Most of these clients have been getting pedicures for years. Some were lead in the direction that it was just due to age or told not to be too concerned.

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Is Your Plantar Fasciitis Heel Pain Returning?

The most common cause of heel pain is plantar fasciitis, but keep in mind that 30% of people are misdiagnosed with “plantar fasciitis” when, in fact, they have ligament/tendon tears, nerve entrapment, bone bruises or stress fractures. For this reason, it is important that you be examined by a foot specialist first.

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How Do I Know If I Need Orthotics?

You may know them as orthotics, insoles, footbeds or inserts. Regardless of what you call them, not many of us have perfect feet. This means almost everyone can benefit from an orthopedic shoe. However, orthotics may help some of us more than others. Read on to learn the common signs you need orthotics and if they could be a good fit for you.

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Diabetic Foot Care

If you’re diabetic, you may know of the many dangers to your limbs. Your feet are no exception. Make sure you understand how to care for your feet BEFORE the dangers become a reality.

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What is a Medical Foot Care Nurse?

Medical foot care is provided in a sterile, professional environment. All equipment is fully sterilized and cleaned in a commercial autoclave room that’s audited, instruments sealed, packaged and unique to each individual.

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