2018 Winter Olympics: Foot Problems Report

Winter Olympics and Foot Problems David Collard DPM MHA As we are nearing the end of winter in some of the coldest weeks of the year, the 23rd Winter Olympics is in full force…and I’m loving every minute. If you are like me, you live for the Olympics and are captivated by the toughness, skill, Read more about 2018 Winter Olympics: Foot Problems Report[…]

There’s a fungus among us – and it’s on your toes

David Collard DPM MHA Thick, bulky, crumbling, yellow, painful, ugly, etc. These are many descriptions used by our patients when talking about their fungal toenails. It is a very common problem. About 3% of the U.S. population has fungal nails, and that number is growing. Usually it affects up to 1-in-5 of individuals between 40 Read more about There’s a fungus among us – and it’s on your toes[…]

FOOT WARTS! – Have you tried these humorous home remedies?

FOOT WARTS! (aka Plantar Warts) David Collard DPM MHA “Eeeeeeew!” is the usual response I get when I talk to people about warts on the foot when I’m outside of the office, such as while spending time with friends at BBQ’s, dinner parties, etc. But warts aren’t all that gross and you shouldn’t feel bad Read more about FOOT WARTS! – Have you tried these humorous home remedies?[…]

Overuse Injuries – Exercising “Too Much Too Fast” in the New Year

OVERUSE INJURIES IN THE NEW YEAR David Collard DPM MHA As we ring in the new year and try to recover from all of the holiday cheer and food, many people are thinking about New Year’s resolutions–spending more time with family, drinking and/or smoking less, reading more, kicking other bad habits, etc. Many are resolving Read more about Overuse Injuries – Exercising “Too Much Too Fast” in the New Year[…]

Bunions Bunions Bunions & Same Day Surgery

Bunions Bunions Bunions David Collard DPM MHA Bunions are a common problem that cause pain for many people and are a common reason for people to seek foot care from a professional. If you have a bunion, you aren’t the only one around, nor are you the first. Bunions aren’t just a modern problem; they Read more about Bunions Bunions Bunions & Same Day Surgery[…]

The Ingrown Nail – What to do

The Ingrown Nail David Collard DPM MHA Ingrown nails are extremely common, and account for about 20% of the complaints of those seeking foot care. We often see patients who have been dealing with ingrown nails for several weeks before even seeking treatment. Many ask the question, “Why did I get this?” In this post Read more about The Ingrown Nail – What to do[…]

Relief from Pregnancy Feet – Recommendations from Dr. Collard

Pregnancy Feet David Collard DPM MHA Many changes happen to a woman’s body when she is pregnant. Feet are not exempt from these changes, though those changes are often overlooked! We see a variety of different foot problems in our clinic, but one of them that we don’t see very much, but which we have Read more about Relief from Pregnancy Feet – Recommendations from Dr. Collard[…]

8 Home Remedies to GET THE STINK OUT of Your Shoes [Video]

“What do I do about these stinky shoes?” Many patients have asked me this question and I [Dr. Collard] believe it’s probably an even more common question than just what I hear in the clinic. Commonly, the shoes we sweat in the most are the biggest offenders – athletic footwear, work shoes, work boots, etc. Read more about 8 Home Remedies to GET THE STINK OUT of Your Shoes [Video][…]

Understanding Greg Olsen’s Foot Injury – The Infamous Jones Fracture

Jones Fractures – Greg Olsen If you are a Carolina Panthers fan, as so many are in the area where we practice, you may have heard that in September, the Panthers’ Pro Bowl tight end Greg Olsen suffered an injury to his right foot. During a Sunday afternoon game, Olsen was trying to cut when Read more about Understanding Greg Olsen’s Foot Injury – The Infamous Jones Fracture[…]