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Diabetic Foot Ulcers, ARE YOU At Risk?

Posted by Texas Foot Surgeons on Jun 16, 2023 1:29:39 PM

Red Flags And Preventative Action

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Topics: Diabetic Foot Care

Kids and Heel Pain

Posted by Texas Foot Surgeons on Dec 20, 2021 5:36:23 PM

A Q&A with Texas Foot Surgeons about Pediatric Heel Pain. 

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Topics: Heel Pain, Pediatric Heel Pain

Toe Pain And Discolored toenails

Posted by Texas Foot Surgeons on Jun 15, 2018 3:34:03 PM

Don't Be Embarrassed By Discolored Toenails.  


Dr. Eric Pack explains, "Discolored toenails ranging from white, yellow, green, brown, black - any color except a healthy, pink nail bed through a translucent nail unit, means you have a medical condition that should be diagnosed and treated.  And the sooner the better. Abnormal looking toenails are usually a symptom of infection, a result of untreated trauma, and sometimes, most serious of all, a melanoma lesion."

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Topics: Toenail Fungus Treatment, Toenail Pain, Bacterial Toenail Infection, Toe Pain, Toenail Injury Infection, Toenail Viral Infection, Discolored Toenail, Toenail Melanoma

Don't Be Misdiagnosed. Know the Signs of Toenail Melanoma

Posted by Texas Foot Surgeons on Jun 14, 2018 3:25:27 PM

What You Should Expect For An Accurate Diagnosis and Effective Treatment For Subungual Melanoma


A dark spot or streak on your toenail could be a sign of subungual melanoma.  It's often slow and painless growth makes it tricky to catch early.  Learn the signs and when to seek urgent treatment.

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Topics: Toenail Pain, Toe Pain, Discolored Toenail, Toenail Melanoma

The Remedy For Toe Pain Due To Viral Toenail Infection

Posted by Texas Foot Surgeons on Jun 14, 2018 3:24:41 PM

Treatment For Subungual Verruca - A Wart From Viral Infection Beneath The Toenail.   


Viral infections of the skin and nail are spread through contact.  If you have dry, cracked skin on your feet you can pick it up from a surface that a person with plantar wart infection has walked on with bare feet.  A nail salon with poor sterilization and infection control technique can spread the virus from customer to customer.  It can be picked up that easily.  Without proper treatment it can spread to other areas of your body.

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Topics: Toenail Pain, Toe Pain, Toenail Viral Infection, Toenail Wart

When To See A Physician After Painful Toenail Injury

Posted by Texas Foot Surgeons on Jun 14, 2018 8:59:21 AM

Risks of Infection from Toenail Trauma And When Its Time To See A Specialist


A bacterial toenail infection resulting from toenail trauma occurs because the injury has lacerated the nail bed underneath the nail plate and exposed the nail bed tissue to bacterial contamination. 

If there is an associated bone fracture with blunt force trauma to the toenail you may also be at risk for osteomyelitis (bone infection).

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Topics: Toenail Bacterial Infection Treatment, Toe Pain, Toenail Injury Infection

Stop Toenail Pain From Bacterial Toenail Infection

Posted by Texas Foot Surgeons on Jun 14, 2018 8:49:37 AM

When a Discolored Toenail is a Sign of Bacterial Toenail Infection And Its Time To See The Doctor.


Texans love to free their feet.  Flip-flops, sandals, slides, open-toed cowboy boots, going barefoot in every venue, for any occasion, in all seasons.  

Freedom from structured footwear may be more comfortable but exposing your feet indiscriminately to the elements can set you up as a host to some nasty bacteria.  

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Topics: Toenail Pain, Toenail Bacterial Infection Treatment, Toe Pain

Cure Pain From Toenail Fungus Infection

Posted by Texas Foot Surgeons on Jun 13, 2018 3:16:13 PM

Know The Symptoms And Reasons You Shouldn't Wait to Seek Effective Treatment


A painful, thick, yellow, green, brown or black toenail means you could have a toenail fungus infection.  If you have a toenail fungal infection it won't go away on its own.  You can't get rid of it with home remedies or over the counter topical treatments.  Learn why, and how to cure it by reading more.

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Topics: Toenail Fungus Treatment, Toenail Pain, Toe Pain

5 Questions Guide Relief From Plantar Fasciitis Pain

Posted by Texas Foot Surgeons on Apr 18, 2018 10:16:16 AM

Non-surgical Options That Can Resolve Chronic Plantar Fasciitis Pain

Dr. Eric Pack Explains, "Plantar Fasciitis is a very common inflammatory reaction of the plantar fascia ligament which occurs from inadequate arch support. If your plantar fascia pain has lasted longer than eight weeks, ask yourself these 5 questions. The answers could uncover problems with your treatment."

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Topics: Plantar Fasciitis, Heel Pain, Arch Pain

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