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Foot Safety at the Beach

  One of the nicest things about living in the Tampa Bay area… You’re never more than 20 or 30 minutes tops from an incredible public beach with clean white sand, ample recreation facilities, tons of shopping and snack options, and probably a nearby nature trail or...

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Can Yoga Help with My Heel Pain?

  In the last few decades, the ancient Indian discipline of yoga (well, at least the exercise component of the discipline) has become extremely popular here in the United States. People practice yoga for many reasons, and both personal experience and scientific...

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Common Signs of Heel Issues

  Heel pain is one of the most common complaints we hear from our patients. Pain, swelling, redness – these symptoms may come about as fairly minor and slightly annoying at first, but sometimes they can become severe enough to affect your mobility and overall quality...

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Neuromas of the Foot

  Your peripheral nervous system is pretty remarkable. Without it you wouldn’t be able to smell, see, taste, touch or feel all the beautiful – and not-so-beautiful, we suppose – things in this world. As a matter of fact, without your peripheral system, you wouldn’t be...

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We’re So Thankful for These Two Awards

  Here at Precision Foot and Ankle, we are honored to share with you some of our most recent achievements. Dr. Dennis Tenenboym and our team of medical professionals are proud to have been selected to receive the 2018 Top Doctor Award, as well as the 2018 Best of...

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Prevention

To prevent ingrown toenails, it is best to avoid trimming your toenails too short. Trim your toenails straight across instead of curving at the edges. Trying to cut out the ingrown edges can make the condition worse over time. If this is the first time you are experiencing an ingrown toenail, you may also try to soak your feet in lukewarm water with epsom salts. If you do not notice improvement in your symptoms within a couple of days, see your local podiatrist for further management before the condition becomes worse. In general, home treatment does little to fix the problem and can make the problem worse.

When To See Your Podiatrist

You should see your podiatrist if you continue to experience pain and redness or if your symptoms worsen. Your podiatrist will perform a minor procedure to remove the offending nail border and improve your pain. The procedure will likely be performed with local anesthesia to make you comfortable. They may also prescribe an antibiotic to treat the infection if needed. Most people experience minimal pain after the procedure and can resume normal activity the next day.

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