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What is a Plantar Wart and How to Treat it

Plantar warts sound pretty gruesome, but they’re a fairly common foot ailment that affect about 3 million people per year. They are not considered a serious health concern, although they do cause irritation and pain. How People Get Plantar Warts The name “plantar” derives from the anatomical location of the wart, which is the sole

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Flip-Flops: Dangerous for Your Feet?

Now that the weather is starting to improve, you might be thinking about sporting a pair of flip-flops the next time you head outside. While flip-flops are convenient and comfortable, they can actually damage your feet if you wear them too often. Everyday flip-flop use can contribute to the development of conditions like plantar fasciitis,

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5 Ways to Avoid Nail Fungus Infections

Toenail fungus can cause a smelly and yellowish infection under your toenails that will eventually lead to the complete removal of the nail if treatment isn’t started before the infection gets out of control. Fungi thrive in warm, wet environments, which is why they love your warm, sweaty feet. Interestingly, the same fungi that cause athlete’s

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Heel Pain: Types and Treatment

Heel pain is one of the most common problems that we treat here at Bay Area Foot & Laser Podiatry Group.  When you first come to our Berkeley or Walnut Creek, CA offices, our team will work with you to identify the underlying cause of your heel pain so we to put together the most

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