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Summer Travel Plans? Get Rid of Your Fungal Nails!

Summer Travel Plans? Get Rid of Your Fungal Nails!

The desire to get out, travel, and just enjoy yourself may be stronger this year than it’s ever been before! A bad fungal toenail infection, however, can put a real damper on anything that involves exposing your feet to the world. We have previously discussed how to...

How to Avoid Fungal Infections – Athlete’s Foot AND Toenail Fungus

How to Avoid Fungal Infections – Athlete’s Foot AND Toenail Fungus

You might not imagine that toenail fungus and athlete’s foot could be closely related conditions, but they are! Not only are both fungal infections on the feet, but they tend to be caused by the same type of fungus, too. That means a case of athlete’s foot can spread...

What Your Shoes Can Tell You About Your Foot Health

What Your Shoes Can Tell You About Your Foot Health

People often make footwear choices to express something about who they are as a person, but did you know your shoes can also provide clues about your foot health, too? It’s true! Your feet can leave some significant impressions on the footwear they spend so much time...

What to Do Before [and After!] Foot Surgery

What to Do Before [and After!] Foot Surgery

If you need foot or ankle surgery, it can be for a variety of reasons. You may need a bunion correction, tendon repair, a plantar fascia release… the list is extensive. But no matter what type of surgery you undergo, this much is true: you need to be prepared! Now,...

If You Have Diabetes, Your Nerves are at Risk!

If You Have Diabetes, Your Nerves are at Risk!

If you follow us at all, then you already know how important diabetic foot care is to us – and how important it is to us that you understand, too! Proper diabetic foot care is an almost 100% proactive approach toward safeguarding your feet from the dangers that...

What to Do for Heel Pain or Sore Arches

What to Do for Heel Pain or Sore Arches

If you are dealing with persistent pain in your heels or arches, one small silver lining is that you are far from alone. Heel pain is one of the most frequent symptoms we and other foot and ankle surgeons treat – if not the most frequent. Whether your pain is...

How to Avoid Pain and Injuries While Running

How to Avoid Pain and Injuries While Running

Few things fill us with as much satisfaction than knowing that our patients are able to get out, be active, and do the things they love. For many of our patients, that includes running. Running is great! It’s not only an excellent means of getting in shape, but also a...

Custom Orthotics Are for More than Heel Pain!

Custom Orthotics Are for More than Heel Pain!

Ask what custom orthotic inserts are for, and the first answer you’ll likely hear is “heel pain!” And that’s a very good answer, certainly. Custom orthotics can be an immense help in many instances of heel pain, especially if an abnormal foot structure requires extra...

Answering Questions on Amniotic Therapy and Accelerating Healing

Answering Questions on Amniotic Therapy and Accelerating Healing

At Advanced Foot & Ankle Specialists of Arizona, we provide a wide variety of treatment options to help our patients. These include “tried and true” traditional methods such as custom orthotics and stretching exercises, but also newer, advanced treatments such as...