Entries by Vince

Gainesville Podiatry Joins The Ankle & Foot Centers of Georgia Family!

We are excited to announce our newest location in Gainesville, Georgia and to wish a warm welcome to Gainesville Podiatry for joining the Ankle & Foot Centers of Georgia family!. We would like to welcome Dr. Wesley Daniel and Dr. Y. Kevin Lu, formally Gainesville Podiatry. This office has been in practice for more than […]

Calluses & Corns… Signs, Symptoms & Treatments

  ~ CALLUSES ~ Calluses are hardened, thickened, sometimes painful patches of skin on your feet. They can be dry and flaky.  Signs and Symptoms  Thickening of skin without borders. Sometimes painful (throbbing & burning). May form cracks. Most commonly over bony prominences.  ~ CORNS ~ Corns are smaller types of calluses, that normally develop between or […]

Diabetes And Your Foot Health

Taking care of your feet is an essential part of everyday life. If you live with diabetes it needs to become an even more prominent part of your routine. Diabetics are more likely to experience foot issues because diabetes can damage your nerves and reduce blood flow to your feet. Inspect your feet daily and […]

What Exactly Is Hammertoe?

Hammertoe is a deformity of the toe(s); they bend at the middle joint and resemble a hammer. When suffering with hammer toe sometimes it is difficult to find comfortable shoes and you may develop corns or calluses on the tops or tips of your toes. Sometimes it can cause pain in the toes and feet and […]

What To Expect When You Have Ankle Or Foot Surgery

Surgery, according to Webster’s Dictionary, is defined as “the treatment of injuries or disorders of the body by incision or manipulation, especially with instruments.” This definition alone is enough to place fear into any patient when their physician tells them that they will need surgery, but throw in the patient not knowing what to expect […]