Patient Education

Our team of specialists and staff think informed patients are better equipped to make decisions regarding their health and well-being. For your personal use, we have created an extensive patient library covering an array of educational topics. Browse through these diagnoses and treatments to learn more about topics of interest to you. Or, for a more comprehensive search of our entire website, enter your term(s) in the search bar provided.

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... Arthritis Athlete's Foot Blisters Bone Spurs Bunions Bursitis Cold Feet Corns/Calluses Diabetic Feet Diabetic Ulcers Enlarged Joints Flatfeet Foot Deformities Foot Fatigue Foot Imbalance Foot Odor Foot Weakness Fractures Fungal Nails Gout Hammertoes Heel Spurs High-arched Feet In-toeing Infections Infected Toenails Ingrown Toenails Injuries Metatarsal Pain Neuromas Numb Feet Out-toeing Poor Circulation Poor Posture Shin Splints Sprains Skin & Nails of Hands Skin Rashes Swollen Feet Tendonitis Tumors Varicose Veins Warts   When shoud I see a podiatrist...

All About Shoes
...A good fit will mitigate blisters and other skin irritations...

Nails & Skin
... Allergies Athlete's Foot (tenia pedis) Blisters Burning Feet Calluses Corns Cysts Frostbite Fungus Gangrene Lesions Psoriasis Smelly Feet and Foot Odor Swelling Ulcers Warts Soft Tissue Biopsy Black Toenails Callus Cold Feet Contact Dermatitis Corns Cracked Heels Cyst Ganglion Dermatitis Dry Heels Eczema of the Foot Foot Rash Frostbite Ingrown Toenails Lumps Malignant Melanoma of the Foot MRSA Infection of the foot Plantar Wart (Verucca Plantaris) Puncture Wounds Skin Cancer of the Foot and Ankle Smelly Feet Soft Tisue Biopsy Staph Infections of the Foot Sweaty Feet Thick Toenails Warts White Toenails Yellow Toenails

Pedicure v.s. PediCare
...Moisturized feet are far less likely to get blisters and crakes, and of course they look better too...

Marathon Foot Health
...Don’t worry, blisters are a much more common problem than any other, so don’t use the possibility of a stress fracture as an excuse not to run...

Dance, Dance, Dance
...Let’s take a look at the common ailments of the ballerina: Blisters, corns, calluses, bunions, broken toes, stress fractures, cracked, broken, or black toenails, plantar fasciitis, Achilles fasciitis, neuromas, and many, many more problems...

Avoid Athlete's Foot This Summer
... Signs and symptoms of athlete’s foot include a painful, itchy, burning, stinging feeling between the toes or on the sole of your foot, blisters that itch, cracking and peeling skin between the toes, and discolored or thick nails that pull away from the nail bed...

Going For Gold at the Paralympics
...The socket itself is perhaps the most important part of the prosthesis since an ill-fitting socket can result in sores, blisters, and increased pain...

Before You Buy Your Next Pair of Boots...
...Walk around the store and make sure your foot isn’t sliding around inside the boot which can cause blisters...

It's Cold, Colder, Coldest...Injuries
...This causes red patches, itching, swelling, and can be accompanied by painful blisters, called pernio...

Ankle Fractures
... Symptoms An ankle fracture is accompanied by one or all of these symptoms: Pain at the site of the fracture, which in some cases can extend from the foot to the knee Significant swelling, which may occur along the length of the leg or may be more localized Blisters may occur over the fracture site...

Don't Get Disjointed Over a Hammertoe
...It may become painful to stretch or manipulate the toe and secondary issues such as blisters, corns, and calluses can arise...

Athletes Foot
...In advanced cases, inflammation, cracks, and blisters may form; an infection caused by bacteria can also result...

Soft Tissue Biopsy
... Allergies Athlete's Foot (tenia pedis) Blisters Burning Feet Calluses Corns Cysts Frostbite Fungus Gangrene Lesions Psoriasis Smelly Feet and Foot Odor Swelling Ulcers Warts

Black Toenails
... Allergies Athlete's Foot (tenia pedis) Blisters Burning Feet Calluses Corns Cysts Frostbite Fungus Gangrene Lesions Psoriasis Smelly Feet and Foot Odor Swelling Ulcers Warts

Callus
... Allergies Athlete's Foot (tenia pedis) Blisters Burning Feet Calluses Corns Cysts Frostbite Fungus Gangrene Lesions Psoriasis Smelly Feet and Foot Odor Swelling Ulcers Warts

Cold Feet
... Allergies Athlete's Foot (tenia pedis) Blisters Burning Feet Calluses Corns Cysts Frostbite Fungus Gangrene Lesions Psoriasis Smelly Feet and Foot Odor Swelling Ulcers Warts

Contact Dermatitis
...Symptoms, including redness, itchiness, and small blisters, usually occur within 24 hours of exposure to the irritant...

Corns
... Allergies Athlete's Foot (tenia pedis) Blisters Burning Feet Calluses Corns Cysts Frostbite Fungus Gangrene Lesions Psoriasis Smelly Feet and Foot Odor Swelling Ulcers Warts

Cracked Heels
... Allergies Athlete's Foot (tenia pedis) Blisters Burning Feet Calluses Corns Cysts Frostbite Fungus Gangrene Lesions Psoriasis Smelly Feet and Foot Odor Swelling Ulcers Warts

Cyst Ganglion
... Allergies Athlete's Foot (tenia pedis) Blisters Burning Feet Calluses Corns Cysts Frostbite Fungus Gangrene Lesions Psoriasis Smelly Feet and Foot Odor Swelling Ulcers Warts

Dermatitis
...Symptoms, including redness, itchiness, and small blisters, usually occur within 24 hours of exposure to the irritant...

Dry Heels
... Allergies Athlete's Foot (tenia pedis) Blisters Burning Feet Calluses Corns Cysts Frostbite Fungus Gangrene Lesions Psoriasis Smelly Feet and Foot Odor Swelling Ulcers Warts

Eczema of the Foot
...Small blisters may sometimes form...

Foot Rash
... Allergies Athlete's Foot (tenia pedis) Blisters Burning Feet Calluses Corns Cysts Frostbite Fungus Gangrene Lesions Psoriasis Smelly Feet and Foot Odor Swelling Ulcers Warts

Frostbite
...To avoid infection, blisters or damaged skin should be treated with antibiotic cream and loose bandages, and medical attention should be sought as soon as possible...

Fungal Nails
... Allergies Athlete's Foot (tenia pedis) Blisters Burning Feet Calluses Corns Cysts Frostbite Fungus Gangrene Lesions Psoriasis Smelly Feet and Foot Odor Swelling Ulcers Warts

Gangrene
... Allergies Athlete's Foot (tenia pedis) Blisters Burning Feet Calluses Corns Cysts Frostbite Fungus Gangrene Lesions Psoriasis Smelly Feet and Foot Odor Swelling Ulcers Warts

Heel Cracks
... Allergies Athlete's Foot (tenia pedis) Blisters Burning Feet Calluses Corns Cysts Frostbite Fungus Gangrene Lesions Psoriasis Smelly Feet and Foot Odor Swelling Ulcers Warts

Heel Fissures
... Allergies Athlete's Foot (tenia pedis) Blisters Burning Feet Calluses Corns Cysts Frostbite Fungus Gangrene Lesions Psoriasis Smelly Feet and Foot Odor Swelling Ulcers Warts

Ingrown Toenails
... Allergies Athlete's Foot (tenia pedis) Blisters Burning Feet Calluses Corns Cysts Frostbite Fungus Gangrene Lesions Psoriasis Smelly Feet and Foot Odor Swelling Ulcers Warts

Lumps
... Allergies Athlete's Foot (tenia pedis) Blisters Burning Feet Calluses Corns Cysts Frostbite Fungus Gangrene Lesions Psoriasis Smelly Feet and Foot Odor Swelling Ulcers Warts

Malignant Melanoma of the Foot
... Allergies Athlete's Foot (tenia pedis) Blisters Burning Feet Calluses Corns Cysts Frostbite Fungus Gangrene Lesions Psoriasis Smelly Feet and Foot Odor Swelling Ulcers Warts

MRSA Infection of the Foot
... Allergies Athlete's Foot (tenia pedis) Blisters Burning Feet Calluses Corns Cysts Frostbite Fungus Gangrene Lesions Psoriasis Smelly Feet and Foot Odor Swelling Ulcers Warts

Plantar Wart Verruca Plantaris
... Allergies Athlete's Foot (tenia pedis) Blisters Burning Feet Calluses Corns Cysts Frostbite Fungus Gangrene Lesions Psoriasis Smelly Feet and Foot Odor Swelling Ulcers Warts

Puncture Wounds
... Allergies Athlete's Foot (tenia pedis) Blisters Burning Feet Calluses Corns Cysts Frostbite Fungus Gangrene Lesions Psoriasis Smelly Feet and Foot Odor Swelling Ulcers Warts

Rash
... Allergies Athlete's Foot (tenia pedis) Blisters Burning Feet Calluses Corns Cysts Frostbite Fungus Gangrene Lesions Psoriasis Smelly Feet and Foot Odor Swelling Ulcers Warts

Skin Cancer of the Foot and Ankle
... Allergies Athlete's Foot (tenia pedis) Blisters Burning Feet Calluses Corns Cysts Frostbite Fungus Gangrene Lesions Psoriasis Smelly Feet and Foot Odor Swelling Ulcers Warts

Smelly Feet
... Allergies Athlete's Foot (tenia pedis) Blisters Burning Feet Calluses Corns Cysts Frostbite Fungus Gangrene Lesions Psoriasis Smelly Feet and Foot Odor Swelling Ulcers Warts

Staph Infections of the Foot
... Allergies Athlete's Foot (tenia pedis) Blisters Burning Feet Calluses Corns Cysts Frostbite Fungus Gangrene Lesions Psoriasis Smelly Feet and Foot Odor Swelling Ulcers Warts

Sweaty Feet
... Allergies Athlete's Foot (tenia pedis) Blisters Burning Feet Calluses Corns Cysts Frostbite Fungus Gangrene Lesions Psoriasis Smelly Feet and Foot Odor Swelling Ulcers Warts

Thick Toenails
... Allergies Athlete's Foot (tenia pedis) Blisters Burning Feet Calluses Corns Cysts Frostbite Fungus Gangrene Lesions Psoriasis Smelly Feet and Foot Odor Swelling Ulcers Warts

Volleyball Injuries to the Foot and Ankle
... Allergies Athlete's Foot (tenia pedis) Blisters Burning Feet Calluses Corns Cysts Frostbite Fungus Gangrene Lesions Psoriasis Smelly Feet and Foot Odor Swelling Ulcers Warts

Warts
... Allergies Athlete's Foot (tenia pedis) Blisters Burning Feet Calluses Corns Cysts Frostbite Fungus Gangrene Lesions Psoriasis Smelly Feet and Foot Odor Swelling Ulcers Warts

White Toenails
... Allergies Athlete's Foot (tenia pedis) Blisters Burning Feet Calluses Corns Cysts Frostbite Fungus Gangrene Lesions Psoriasis Smelly Feet and Foot Odor Swelling Ulcers Warts

Yellow Toenails
... Allergies Athlete's Foot (tenia pedis) Blisters Burning Feet Calluses Corns Cysts Frostbite Fungus Gangrene Lesions Psoriasis Smelly Feet and Foot Odor Swelling Ulcers Warts

Summer Sandal Guide
...Make sure any straps are comfortable and wont rub to form blisters...

Burns From Above and Below
... If you do get burned, use these helpful tips to relieve symptoms and start healing: Cool feet with cold water soaks Use burn moisturizers or aloe to soothe Cold compresses can take down swelling and reduce itchy feelings Keep hydrated as this will help cells heal faster Avoid wearing shoes or socks that irritate the area until it is healed Avoid itching, peeling, or bursting blisters as this can lead to pain and infection

Diabetic Complications and Amputation Prevention
...Because of poor circulation and neuropathy in the feet, cuts or blisters can easily turn into ulcers that become infected and won’t heal...

Ankle Fractures
... Symptoms An ankle fracture is accompanied by one or all of these symptoms: Pain at the site of the fracture, which in some cases can extend from the foot to the knee Significant swelling, which may occur along the length of the leg or may be more localized Blisters may occur over the fracture site...

Athlete's Foot
...In advanced cases, inflammation, cracks, and blisters may form; an infection caused by bacteria can also result...

Contact Dermatitis
...Symptoms, including redness, itchiness, and small blisters, usually occur within 24 hours of exposure to the irritant...

Dermatitis
...Symptoms, including redness, itchiness, and small blisters, usually occur within 24 hours of exposure to the irritant...

Diabetic Complications and Amputation Prevention
...Because of poor circulation and neuropathy in the feet, cuts or blisters can easily turn into ulcers that become infected and won’t heal...

Diabetic Foot Care Guidelines
...Check for cuts, blisters, redness, swelling, or nail problems...

Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy
...If you notice any cuts, redness, blisters, or swelling, see your foot and ankle surgeon right away...

Eczema of the Foot
...Small blisters may sometimes form...

Fracture-Ankle
... Symptoms An ankle fracture is accompanied by one or all of these symptoms: Pain at the site of the fracture, which in some cases can extend from the foot to the knee Significant swelling, which may occur along the length of the leg or may be more localized Blisters may occur over the fracture site...

Frostbite
...To avoid infection, blisters or damaged skin should be treated with antibiotic cream and loose bandages, and medical attention should be sought as soon as possible...

Osteoarthritis of the Foot and Ankle
...Shoe pressure may cause pain at the site of a bone spur, and in some cases blisters or calluses may form over its surface...

P.A.D. (Peripheral Arterial Disease)
...do not have normal blood flow—and because blood is necessary for healing—seemingly small problems such as cuts, blisters, or sores can result in serious complications...

Peripheral Arterial Disease (P.A.D.)
...do not have normal blood flow—and because blood is necessary for healing—seemingly small problems such as cuts, blisters, or sores can result in serious complications...

Peripheral Neuropathy: Diabetic
...If you notice any cuts, redness, blisters, or swelling, see your foot and ankle surgeon right away...