13 02 / 2020

Is it Nail Fungus or Green Nail Syndrome?

By |2020-02-13T14:06:58-08:00February 13th, 2020|

Nail fungus and Green Nail syndrome can easily be confused as the other because they have similar symptoms. Nail fungus symptoms include: yellow or brown discoloration, deforming or crumbling nails, lifting from the nail bed, and foul odor similar to cheese. Green nail syndrome is caused by a bacterial infection. Its symptoms include yellow-green or [...]

12 02 / 2020

What Causes the Toenail to Detach from the Nail Bed?

By |2020-02-12T12:03:22-08:00February 12th, 2020|

Onycholysis is when the toenail lifts or separates from the nail bed. It can be unsightly and sometimes painful. The most common cause for the toenail to separate is trauma. It can also be caused by an underlying health condition. This usually happens gradually. If it is due to trauma, it can be painful. If [...]

10 02 / 2020

What Causes Thick and Yellow Toenails?

By |2020-02-10T15:18:55-08:00February 10th, 2020|

Nails protect the tips of the fingers and toes. They are also indicators of the overall health of a person. Healthy nails are usually clear and free from deformities. In some cases, nails can thicken and turn yellow in color. Older people naturally develop these types of nails, sometimes it is caused by nail fungus. [...]

7 02 / 2020

What is a Podiatrist?

By |2020-02-07T19:09:50-08:00February 7th, 2020|

What do podiatrists do is a common question patients ask? Not a lot of people know that podiatrists exist. Some people say that they trim toenails and calluses, but that’s not all. Podiatry has a broader scope than that. Podiatrists are foot doctors that treat everything below the knee. Patients they see on a regular [...]