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New England Foot & Ankle Specialists
... Now Offering the new and innovative Cutera Laser There is a better way to treat toenail fungus (onychomycosis) that does not entail using harsh medicines that work in only about half of the patients...

Our Services
... Achilles Tendon Arthritic Foot & Ankle Care Athlete's Foot Bunions Calluses Corns Diabetic Foot Care Flat Feet Fungus Toenails Hammertoes Heel Spurs Ingrown Toenails Neuromas Pediatric Foot Care Heel Pain - Plantar Fasciitis Warts

Laser
Laser Nail Fungus Treatment There is a better way to treat toenail fungus (onychomycosis) that does not entail using harsh medicines that work in only about half of the patients...

March Articles 2014
...Show them proper cleaning and hygiene so that their feet do not develop fungus or infection...

Groups Collaborate to Aid Needy Children
... As your child gets older, it is important to teach them how to take care of their feet Show them proper hygiene to prevent infections such as fungus Be watchful of any pain or injury To learn more about keeping children’s feet healthy follow link below...

April Articles 2014
...Show them proper cleaning and hygiene so that their feet do not develop fungus or infection...

Podiatric Awareness for Children Released in Campaign
... As your child gets older, it is important to teach them how to take care of their feet Show them proper hygiene to prevent infections such as fungus Be watchful of any pain or injury Have all injuries checked by a doctor as soon as possible Comfortable, protective shoes should usually be worn For more information about Keeping Children’s Feet Healthy, follow the link below...

December Articles 2014
...Making sure that you always have clean, dry socks on can be a major deterrent to many different problems including bacterial infections, foot odor, and certain types of fungus...

May Articles 2015
... As your child gets older, it is important to teach them how to take care of their feet Show them proper hygiene to prevent infections such as fungus Be watchful of any pain or injury Have all injuries checked by a doctor as soon as possible Comfortable, protective shoes should always be worn, especially at play Children of all ages are constantly developing and growing, and as a parent you want to make sure that nothing is hindering their maturation...

Growing Shoe Made to Last Created for Children in Third World Countries
... As your child gets older, it is important to teach them how to take care of their feet Show them proper hygiene to prevent infections such as fungus Be watchful of any pain or injury Have all injuries checked by a doctor as soon as possible Comfortable, protective shoes should always be worn, especially at play Children of all ages are constantly developing and growing, and as a parent you want to make sure that nothing is hindering their maturation...

October Articles 2015
... Athlete’s Foot Athlete’s foot is an extremely contagious infection caused by a fungus that results in itching, burning, dry, and flaking feet...

Vinegar Claimed to Treat Athlete's Foot, But No Studies Prove It
While vinegar has long been recommended for treating foot problems such as athlete’s foot and toenail fungus, some critics say that there is no specific evidence to support those claims...

November Articles 2015
... As your child gets older, it is important to teach them how to take care of their feet Show them proper hygiene to prevent infections such as fungus Be watchful of any pain or injury Have all injuries checked by a doctor as soon as possible Comfortable, protective shoes should always be worn, especially at play Children of all ages are constantly developing and growing, and as a parent you want to make sure that nothing is hindering their maturation...

University Students donate Shoes to over 300 Children
... As your child gets older, it is important to teach them how to take care of their feet Show them proper hygiene to prevent infections such as fungus Be watchful of any pain or injury Have all injuries checked by a doctor as soon as possible Comfortable, protective shoes should always be worn, especially at play Children of all ages are constantly developing and growing, and as a parent you want to make sure that nothing is hindering their maturation...

4 Gifts for Happy Feet
...If you go for professional pedicures at a salon and have your own tools, you’ll be assured that they have not come in contact with any bacteria or fungus which can lead to athlete’s foot or fungal nails...

Preventing Fungal Toenail Infections
...These are the perfect places for the fungus to flourish...

Treating Fungal Nails with Laser Therapy
...Laser therapy is another treatment option we offer that has several advantages: You can see clear nail growth and improved appearance after 1 or 2 treatments The laser works by gently heating the skin under the nail and effectively killing the fungus There are no side affects Laser treatment is generally not painful, although you will feel warmth and heat It in no way restricts your normal activities If you have a fungal toenail and would like to learn more about laser therapy, contact our Reading office for an appointment by calling: (781) 944-4044...

Foot Conditions That are Not as Scary as They Sound
...Like athlete’s foot, fungal nail infections are the result of coming directly into contact with the fungus—sharing footwear, walking barefoot in a public place or using a footbath at a nail salon that has not been properly sanitized are all possible ways the infection could be spread...

Treating Toenail Fungus
Treating toenail fungus Toenail fungus--it's one of the most common podiatric problems children, teens, and adults have...

Athlete's Foot
Athlete's foot is a skin infection caused by fungus...

Bone Infection
Osteomyelitis (an infection of the bone) can be caused by a variety of microbial agents (bacteria, fungus), the most common of which is staphylococcus aureus...

Foot Odor
...The odor is produced by bacteria and/or fungus that grows in the shoes and attaches to the skin...

Fungal Nails
A fungus is an organism that lives in warm moist areas...

Osteomyelitis (Bone Infection)
Osteomyelitis (an infection of the bone) can be caused by a variety of microbial agents (bacteria, fungus), the most common of which is staphylococcus aureus...

Smelly Feet
...The odor is produced by bacteria and/or fungus that grows in the shoes and attaches to the skin...

Thick Toenails
... Thick toenails can also be seen in individuals with nail fungus (onychomycosis), psoriasis, and hypothyroidism...

Yellow Toenails
...The fungus often develops underneath the nail, resulting in it becoming thick, raised, and yellow in color...

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New England & Ankle Specialists

(781) 944-4044
30 New Crossing Road Suite 311 Reading, MA 01876