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HOW TO TELL IF YOU HAVE A STRESS FRACTURE?

My patient, Frank, came to the clinic a few weeks ago to show me where his foot hurts. Frank is a firefighter and a runner, 45 years old. He told me he’s been training for a 5K race in Austin that will take place next month. I asked him where he ran every day, and he

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HEEL PAIN CAN BE SLOW TO HEAL

Heel pain often starts as a minor annoyance. Patients think they’ve been standing on their feet too long, or maybe it’s temporary discomfort caused by new shoes. But when it doesn’t go away, and days and weeks turn into months, it’s time to call the clinic. There are a handful of causes for pain in

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TOENAIL FUNGAL INFECTIONS: UGLY, SPLIT AND DISCOLORED

While we see our share of patients with serious health problems, one of the most frequent reasons for visits to the clinic is for something that is at first perceived as an annoying cosmetic issue—those ugly, split, discolored toenails. Fungal nail infections occur when a fungus takes root either on the nail or in the nail

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