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Nagy Footcare Blog

Guide to Running Surfaces to Help Prevent Foot Problems

Posted by Dr. Brian Nagy on June 22, 2017

Whether you're a beginner or seasoned runner, you want to get the most out of your training while doing everything you can to prevent ankle injury or any other kind of foot problems. You probably already know which shoes to wear, and how to stretch before and after your run. But do you know what kind of running surface is right for you? While this is ultimately an individual choice, there are a few pros and cons concerning various running surfaces you should consider.

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Topics: Running

Summertime Foot Care Tips to Protect Your Feet

Posted by Dr. Brian Nagy on June 20, 2017

Your feet are what keeps you moving. In the summer, it can be a difficult and thankless job considering they are usually confined to shoes or being exposed to hot surfaces. There are several things you can do to keep your feet healthy and happy during the long, hot days of summer. These foot care tips are easy to manage and will provide your feet with much deserved relief when the day ends and you can finally relax.

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Topics: General Foot Care

How to Prepare for Your Consultation with a New Hampshire Podiatrist

Posted by Dr. Brian Nagy on June 15, 2017

Making an appointment with a New Hampshire podiatrist is something that many people put off until it's too late. If you're experiencing foot pain, whether it’s in your heel, toes, arch or ankle, make an appointment with your trusted podiatrist for as soon as possible.

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Topics: General Foot Care

How to Choose the Right Running Shoe to Help You Avoid Foot Pain

Posted by Dr. Brian Nagy on June 13, 2017

Your feet take a pounding every day. They bear the entire weight of the body with every step you take. As a runner, your feet experience even greater amounts of weight and force every time you take a stride forward. Having the right type of running shoe will prevent injuries and protect your feet and ankles from the constant stress they endure while you're out on the track or in the field. The key to eliminating foot pain is to make sure you have the right running shoe for your feet and your level of activity.

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Topics: Running

Foot Care Tips: How to Properly Trim Your Toenails

Posted by Dr. Brian Nagy on June 9, 2017

You might not realize it, but trimming your toenails incorrectly or not often enough can lead to foot problems such as ingrown toenails. Unpleasant and unsightly, ingrown toenails can be painful and even become infected. See your New Hampshire podiatrist right away if you have any problems with or questions about a foot or toenail condition, and follow some basic foot care tips when trimming your toenails. 

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Topics: Ingrown Toenails, General Foot Care

Why Does My Ingrown Toenail Keep Coming Back?

Posted by Dr. Brian Nagy on June 7, 2017

Ingrown toenails are painful and can interrupt your day-to-day activities by making it painful to walk. While they are easy to fix, some people do experience recurring ingrown toenails that grow into the flesh of the toe over and over again.

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Topics: Ingrown Toenails

How to Manage Bunion Pain Without Foot Surgery

Posted by Dr. Brian Nagy on June 2, 2017

Bunions can be extremely painful, especially if you aren't as active as you should be. Bunion pain can be easily managed without the need for surgery if you take the following points into consideration. Learning to take care of your feet will help you to effectively manage foot and bunion pain on a long-term basis. If you noticed bunions have started to form, you may not be able to stop them, but you can improve the condition of your feet in an attempt to manage the pain.

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Topics: Bunions

5 Foot Care Tips for Athletes to Maximize Their Training

Posted by Dr. Brian Nagy on June 1, 2017

As an athlete, you do all you can to prepare yourself for the game or competition. Or perhaps you train for the pure enjoyment of being a good athlete. You eat the right foods, you try to get enough sleep every night, and you maintain a healthy lifestyle. But what about your feet? There are a few foot care tips you might want to consider that can help maximize your training, as well as your overall athletic performance. 

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Topics: General Foot Care, Running

6 Common Foot Problems That Keep Runners from the Finish Line

Posted by Dr. Brian Nagy on May 26, 2017

Running is fantastic exercise. All you need is a good pair of shoes and the great outdoors. It burns plenty of calories, keeps you lean and promotes cardiovascular health. However, running puts a significant amount of strain and pressure on your feet, ankles, knees, and more. When you over train or don’t take care of your feet, foot problems like injuries are not only possible, but common.

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Topics: Foot Problems, Running

Things to Consider When Choosing a New Hampshire Podiatrist

Posted by Dr. Brian Nagy on May 24, 2017

If you're looking for a qualified New Hampshire podiatrist, there are a few questions you should ask when you have your first appointment. You want to make sure you are choosing a foot doctor who has the experience and knowledge that will be needed to diagnose and effectively treat all types of foot conditions. A good podiatrist works hand in hand with his patients, helping them keep their feet healthy and protecting them from potential risks. 

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Topics: General Foot Care