Our team of specialists and staff believe that 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 Web site, enter your term(s) in the search bar provided.

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July Articles 2014
...Since plantar warts are not cancerous and not dangerous, a podiatrist only needs to be seen if there is excess pain, the warts come back often or persist for some time, or if it affects walking...

Public Shoes Possible Gateway to Plantar Warts
... If you do have a plantar wart, you may notice some pain when standing but since these warts are not cancerous or dangerous, a podiatrist only needs to be seen if there is excess pain...

Standing on your Feet at Work Can Reduce Chances of Heart Attacks
According to a study commissioned by the Public Health England and the Active Working Community Interest Company, standing on your feet for more than half of the day can reduce the risk of heart attacks, cancer, and diabetes...

November Articles 2015
...Because plantar warts are not cancerous or dangerous, a podiatrist should only be consulted if there is an excess amount of pain associated with having them, if they are affecting your walking, or if they continually come back...

Foot Cancers and Tumors
Cancer can develop in your feet just as in other parts of the body...

Simple Solutions for Summer Foot Problems
...Sunburn on your feet increases the risk of certain types of skin cancer as well...

Bone Tumors in the Foot
...They may be benign (noncancerous) or malignant (cancerous)...

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
... Risk Factors for DVT: Blood or vein conditions:  Previous DVT Varicose veins Blood clotting disorders Family history of DVT or blood-clotting disorders Other medical conditions: Heart disease Chronic swelling of the legs Obesity Inflammatory bowel disease Cancer Dehydration Sepsis Women's Health issues: Hormone replacement therapy Birth control pills containing estrogen Pregnancy or recent childbirth Other: Age over 40 years old Immobility (through inactivity or from wearing a cast) Recent surgery Trauma (an injury) Smoking Causes of DVT   Many factors can contribute to the formation of a DVT...

DVT (Deep Vein Thrombosis)
... Risk Factors for DVT: Blood or vein conditions:  Previous DVT Varicose veins Blood clotting disorders Family history of DVT or blood-clotting disorders Other medical conditions: Heart disease Chronic swelling of the legs Obesity Inflammatory bowel disease Cancer Dehydration Sepsis Women's Health issues: Hormone replacement therapy Birth control pills containing estrogen Pregnancy or recent childbirth Other: Age over 40 years old Immobility (through inactivity or from wearing a cast) Recent surgery Trauma (an injury) Smoking Causes of DVT   Many factors can contribute to the formation of a DVT...

Malignant Melanoma of the Foot
... Melanoma is a cancer that begins in the cells of the skin that produce pigmentation (coloration)...

Skin Cancer of the Foot and Ankle
“Skin cancer” is a general term for three distinct cancers that can appear on the foot: melanoma, basal cell carcinoma, and squamous cell carcinoma...

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