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  • Tendinitis in Your Ankle
    Tendinitis in Your Ankle. What is tendinitis?  It is an inflammation of a tendon, which is a thick cord that connects bone to muscle.  One of the most common types of Read more
  • Types and Symptoms of Arthritis
    Types and Symptoms of Arthritis      Osteoarthritis- This is the most common form and generally has a gradual onset. Sufferers generally feel muscle weakness and deterioration, breakdown in cartilage, and possible Read more
  • What is Arthritis? What Causes It?
    What is Arthritis and what causes it?                 Arthritis is the inflammation and swelling of the cartilage and lining of the joints, generally accompanied by an increase in the fluid in Read more
  • When to Visit a Podiatrist for Psoriasis
    When to Visit a Podiatrist for Psoriasis. It is especially important to see a podiatrist for psoriasis if you notice it on your feet.  Your feet may be reddened and itchy.   Read more
  • Symptoms of Psoriasis and at Home Treatment
    Symptoms of Psoriasis and at Home Treatment. Symptoms are usually the same with all people that are affected with Psoriasis.  One symptom is thick, red skin that includes dry, white patches.  Read more
  • Fall Sports Safety Tips
    Fall Sports Safety Tips School has started and so has fall sports.  Here are a few things you can do to help prevent injury Start the season off fresh with a new pair Read more
  • What is psoriasis and what causes it?
    What is psoriasis and what causes it? Psoriasis is a skin condition that is caused by a faster than normal turnover of skin cells.  Normally skin cells are replaced once a Read more
  • Treating & Preventing Athlete's Foot
    Treating and Preventing Athlete’s Foot. Seeing a podiatrist is recommended if the fungus does not improve after 2 weeks of proper foot hygiene. Dr. Brian Gale, DPM, FACFAS will determine if a Read more
  • What is Athlete's Foot?
    What is Athlete’s foot?   Athlete's Foot (tinea pedis) is a skin disease caused by a fungus.  It usually occurs between the toes.  It usually attacks the feet, because wearing shoes creates a Read more
  • Which toe goes 1st?
    Which toe goes 1st? You have pain in your toes and you decide to make an appointment, but what is the best way to describe which one is painful?  Does your Read more
  • Treating and Preventing Haglund's Deformity
    Treating and preventing Haglund’s Deformity. Dr. Brian Gale, DPM, FACFAS will help determine the best way to help treat a patient with Haglund’s Deformity.  He might request an x-ray, MRI, or Read more
  • What is Haglund's Deformity?
    What is Haglund’s Deformity? Haglund’s Deformity is an enlargement on the back of the heel bone.  It often occurs in women that wear pumps and is sometimes called “pump bump.” It is Read more
  • Tips for Using Crutches
    Tips for Using Crutches: Have you ever used crutches?  Will you need to use crutches in the future?  Here are a few pointers on the proper use of crutches. You should be Read more
  • How to Diagnose Peripheral Neuropathy?
    How to Diagnose Peripheral Neuropathy? Dr. Brian Gale, DPM, FACFAS can diagnose you with peripheral neuropathy.  The diagnosis is based on a physical exam, the symptoms, and the health history of Read more
  • Peripheral Neuropathy, What is it?
    Peripheral Neuropathy, what is it? Peripheral neuropathy is damage to the peripheral nerves, which are in your toes and fingertips.  They are not able to function properly if they are damaged.  Read more
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease (P.A.D.) and Your Feet.
    What is P.A.D.? P.A.D. is when your arteries become clogged with plaque and it causes the arteries to narrow and harden.  This can cause poor circulation, because blood flow is reduced.  Read more

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