With all of our wonderful Florida sun it probably won’t surprise you to learn that our state has the second highest number of cases of melanoma in the country, according to statistics published by the Aim at Melanoma Foundation.Read More
The only way to get a plantar wart is by coming in direct contact with the human papilloma virus (HPV). Chances are you came in contact with a surface or item that another person’s foot touched who had a wart.Read More
When patients come to us at Gentle Professional Foot Care with a foot complaint our podiatrist, Dr. Charles A. Suleskey, will always ask questions about what work they do in addition to getting a complete medical history. Many times people miss the connection between what they do in the workplace and the affect it has on their feet.Read More
No one likes to go to the doctor and it’s tempting when you twist your ankle to take a wait and see approach for a few days. At Gentle Professional Foot Care, however, we find that patients who are treated immediately for an ankle sprain heal faster and more completely than those who delay the start of treatment.
An os trigonum is an extra bone (also known as an accessory bone) that develops behind the talus or ankle bone. This congenital condition occurs when one part of the talus does not fuse with the rest of the bone and the small os trigonum bone forms instead.Read More
Most people are familiar with hammertoe—a deformity where a toe bends downward, taking on the appearance of its namesake. However, at Gentle Professional Foot Care, we often find that beyond identifying a hammertoe, many patients lack important information about the cause and treatment of this potentially debilitating condition.Read More
At Gentle Professional Foot Care we believe in a total body approach to your health. In honor of National Heart Month we want to offer some important information about sodium and heart health.Read More