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Ask the Foot Doctor: How can I Fix Dry, Cracked Heels?

Ask the Foot Doctor: How can I Fix Dry, Cracked Heels?

Dear Dr. Burk: The heels of my feet get so dry that they crack. The skin on the underside of my feet is really rough and my heels feel like sandpaper. My feet don’t hurt badly, but walking is uncomfortable, and my heels look terrible. I’ve tried applying lotion, but...

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Why Do My Feet Itch?

Why Do My Feet Itch?

Itchy feet can be extremely irritating and embarrassing – especially if you feel the need to scratch when you’re around others! If your feet itch occasionally, then it’s probably not something to be overly worried about. However, itchy feet should be a cause for...

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Why Does My Foot Arch Hurt?

Why Does My Foot Arch Hurt?

A hurting foot arch is one complaint that I hear quite often at my clinic. Pain in the arch of the foot can affect both athletes and runners, as well as less physically active people. The arch extends from the base of the toes all the way to the heel area. So, if you...

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What is The Best Way to Treat Corns?

What is The Best Way to Treat Corns?

Foot corns are among the most common problems affecting the feet. Pressure or irritation to the skin from wearing tight or ill-fitting shoes can cause inflammation. Over time, this inflammation can lead to the formation of scar-tissue which eventually leads to the...

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How Can I Stop My Feet from Hurting in Heels?

How Can I Stop My Feet from Hurting in Heels?

One of the complaints I hear about a lot is “Why can some women wear high heels and not have any problems? But when I wear them, my feet hurt so bad, I end up taking them off after just a couple hours.” Walking in high heels can be painful for many people. So, does...

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What Are the Symptoms of Foot Cancer?

What Are the Symptoms of Foot Cancer?

Foot melanoma is a type of cancer which affects the skin cells of the feet. It can occur anywhere on the feet or ankles – including the soles of the feet and under a toenail. If detected in the early stages, foot cancer can be treated effectively. However, in most...

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