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Diabetes Foot Care

Diabetes Foot Care Guidelines Diabetes can be dangerous to your feet — even a small cut can produce serious consequences. Diabetes may cause nerve damage that takes away the feeling in your feet. Diabetes may also reduce blood flow to the feet, making it harder to heal an injury or resist infection. Because of these […]

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Foot Care

Frequently Asked Questions What should I expect at my appointment? You can expect drug-free and surgery-free treatment options designed to reduce chronic foot pain. Your Podiatrist may order an x-ray of your foot to determine whether your symptoms are related to a biomechanical problem. If they are, your foot will likely be adjusted in the […]

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Medical Pedicures

The office offers medical pedicures, a medical spa treatment for feet. Dr. Tauber believes in taking a holistic approach to foot care. She finds that happy, healthy, attractive feet makes one feel energized. Under Dr. Tauber’s supervision, her team provides customized foot treatments with the overall health and appearance of the client’s feet in mind. […]

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CLEARANAIL®

Our office is proud to offer to our patients a safe and effective way to eliminate unsightly fungal toenails. Avoid expensive drugs with potential side effects with this painless in-office procedure! Radiesse ® Injections Creates Pillows for the Feet “It’s a fact: Women love their high-end, high heel designer shoes. And while high heels are […]

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Warts

Warts are growths caused by viruses beneath the skin. They can appear anywhere on the body – including the feet. When warts appear on the soles of the feet, they are known as ‘plantar warts’, which are hard and may even grow inward due to pressure on the heels and balls of the feet. Though […]

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Tendonitis

The tendons are special tissues that connect the bones to the muscles. When tendons are put under repetitive stress or suffer a direct injury, they may become inflamed or begin to break down. This can lead to pain and limited mobility in the affected area. Tendonitis can affect nearly any tendon in the body, including […]

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Foot & Ankle Trauma

The feet and ankles play a primary role in the support and mobility of a person’s body. Injuries to the feet or ankles can be debilitating and dramatically affect one’s ability to perform otherwise simple day-to-day tasks. At our podiatry office, we help our patients through the entire rehabilitative process. Our goal is to pinpoint […]

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Sports Foot Injury

An athlete’s feet are under a lot of stress, making them especially susceptible to injury. When athletes push their bodies to perform, they put pressure on the feet. From training to competing, people who actively participate in athletic activity are constantly putting themselves at risk for injury. At our podiatry office, we aim to treat […]

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Amputation Prevention

Amputation is surgical removal of an extremity or limb, such as a foot or leg. There are many reasons for amputation, from traumatic injury to complications of vascular diseases like diabetes. At our practice, we understand how amputation affects a person’s mobility and independence. That is why we do everything possible to help our patients […]

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Charcot Foot

Charcot foot is a condition in which the bones and joints of the foot are weakened, resulting in deformity over time. The condition is progressive and may occur more rapidly in people who are overweight or obese. As the foot becomes increasingly misshapen, a Charcot foot can lead to severe disability, and in some cases, […]

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Limb Salvage & Preservation

At our office, limb preservation is of utmost importance when it comes to the care of our patients. Some of our patients – particularly those with diabetes – may be at risk for foot or leg amputation. Before amputating a foot or lower leg, we take every measure possible to salvage the limb and preserve […]

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Foot & Ankle Conditions

Our team is trained and experienced in the treatment of pediatric foot and ankle conditions. We understand the physiology of each tiny bone, ligament, and muscle in a child’s growing foot and ankle. Our staff is experienced in specialty podiatry treatment of children of all ages who are showing the signs of congenital or acquire […]

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Peripheral Neuropathy

Peripheral neuropathy is a condition in which the peripheral nerves become damaged, resulting in tingling, numbness, pain or loss of feeling in the feet and hands. Unfortunately, the condition can cause severe complications. A lack of feeling in the feet, for example, may prevent a person from feeling pain or temperature changes. This, in turn, […]

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Ankle Pain

The ankles are complicated joints comprised of several different bones, tendons and ligaments. Together, these components facilitate movement and bear the weight of the entire body. However, ankles are also prone to conditions that cause pain and discomfort. In many cases, ankle pain goes away on its own – especially when it is the result […]

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Bunions

Bunions are bone deformations that form on the foot where it joins the big toe. They develop over time, gradually getting bigger and sticking out from the rest of the foot. Bunions are caused by a combination of genetic and lifestyle factors, with many people predisposed to developing them due to a weakened foot structure. […]

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Flatfeet

Flatfeet is a condition defined by the lack of an arch on the inside of the feet. Instead, the foot is flat and touches the floor entirely while standing. Often, the condition causes no symptoms, allowing most people with flatfeet to live normal, pain-free lives. However, some people have pain or discomfort associated with flatfeet […]

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Hammertoe

Hammertoe

Hammertoe is a foot condition in which one or more toes is abnormally bent. These foot deformities occur as a result of injury or long-term wear of poorly fit shoes. Though anyone can develop hammertoe, it is especially common in women who have a second toe that is longer than the big toe. Over time, […]

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Heel Pain

The heel is the largest bone in the foot and responsible for bearing the weight of the entire body. Many people develop heel pain at some point in their lives, whether on the underside or back of the heel. In most cases, heel pain is not a symptom of a serious underlying health condition. However, […]

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Plantar Fascitis

Plantar fasciitis is a condition defined by inflammation of the plantar fascia – a thick tissue that connects between the heel bone, across the bottom of the feet and to the toes. Healthy plantar fascia tissues absorb shock in the arch of the foot. But tension on the tissues can cause tearing, leading to inflammation. […]

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