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 [...]

5 02 / 2020

Toenail Fungus and Athletes Foot

By |2020-02-05T16:20:57-08:00February 5th, 2020|

Athlete's foot, also known as tinea pedis, is a type of fungal infection found on the feet. It is commonly acquired by people who have sweaty feet usually trapped in shoes. The condition is very common in athletes, thus the name. It appears as a scaly rash that is usually itchy and has a stinging [...]

1 02 / 2020

Preventing Toenail Fungus

By |2020-02-01T16:24:21-08:00February 1st, 2020|

Having toenail fungus can be very embarrassing. It is unsightly because the toe can be discolored and thick. In some cases, it has a foul odor too. This prevents people from wearing sandals or any open-toed shoes.  If you have diabetes or poor circulation, you should be vigilant to prevent a fungal infection. Toenail fungus [...]