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Do I have Ingrown toenails?

Toenails are part of our Integumentary system and play an important role in defense mechanism for the human body. There are many different toenail disorders, but in this blog, we will focus on ingrown toenails.
Oct 11th, 2021

Why Prompt Care of a Sprained Ankle is Critical

Employing the RICE strategy for sprained ankles is common, but is that all that you need to do? Prompt care for sprained ankles is critical for the short-term recovery and long-term function of your ankle. Find out how.
Sep 16th, 2020

5 Tips for Avoiding Toenail Fungus This Summer

Summer is back and we know you’re looking forward to hanging out at the pool and all your other favorite summertime activities. Don’t let a preventable infection spoil your fun. Remember these five tips to help you avoid toenail fungus.
Jul 21st, 2020

Heel Pain: 5 Common Causes

Heel pain is a common symptom of a greater issue that you might not even be aware you had. From a simple bruise to a more serious problem, we’re discussing five of the most common causes of heel pain.
Jun 22nd, 2020

Sprains vs. Fractures: What You Need to Know

Severe foot or ankle pain can sideline you from many of your favorite activities. Are you having trouble determining whether your pain is due to a sprain or a fracture? Read on to learn about the symptoms and how to get help.
Apr 24th, 2020

When Does an Ingrown Toenail Require a Visit to the Podiatrist?

If you’ve had an ingrown toenail, you know they can be surprisingly painful. Still, it’s only a toenail, so you may wonder whether it will heal on its own? Not necessarily. Read on to learn when an ingrown toenail requires medical attention.
Mar 12th, 2020
Heel pain - Do Bone spurs cause heel pain?

Heel pain - Do Bone spurs cause heel pain?

Heel pain is one of the most common conditions we treat here at Arizona Foot and Ankle Specialists. Heel pain can result from many different causes. These may include local inflammation to the plantar fascia; a long thick ligament to the bottom of your...
Aug 11th, 2021