Items Tagged ‘podiatry’

Coping with the changes your feet undergo as you age

August 6, 2018

Coping with the changes your feet undergo as you age

By Simi Singer Simi Singer

Most Americans will have walked 75,000 miles by the time they reach the age of 50 – the equivalent of trekking around the Earth on the equator three times. But all this walking results in significant wear and tear on our feet. “Regular foot care at every age is important,” said Dr. Joan Williams, orthopaedic […]

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Tags: arthritis, bunions, foot surgery, fungal infections, Joan Williams MD, orthopaedic surgeon, orthotics, podiatry, stress fracture, UCLA Orthopaedic Center, UCLA Orthopaedic Hospital


Ask the Doctors - What can I do about toenail fungus?

March 28, 2018

Ask the Doctors – What can I do about toenail fungus?

By Ask the Doctors Ask the Doctors

Dear Doctor: I had toenail fungus two years ago, and my doctor prescribed Lamisil. It took a long time, but it worked. Now the fungus, which is so ugly, is back again. Why is it so hard to get rid of, and are there any new treatments available? Dear Reader: Toenail fungus is fairly common, […]

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Tags: anti-fungal creams, dermatophyte, Dr. Eve Glazier, Dr.Elizabeth Ko, feet, foot, fungus, keratin, Lamisil, laser treatment, podiatry, recovery