Nagy Footcare Blog

How Old is Too Old to Get HyProCure® Treatment for Foot Pain?

Posted by Dr. Brian Nagy on April 17, 2018

Do you wake up in the morning and gingerly step out of bed to limit shooting pain in your feet and ankles?  Perhaps your back also hurts and your hips and legs are stiff and fatigued. You might think these are all just aches and pains that you need to put up with as you get older, but that’s not necessarily the case, all of your aches, foot pain, stiffness, and mobility issues could be caused by a misalignment of the bones in your ankles. Foot pain and misalignment issues are often treatable with attention from your trusted podiatrist. Some of the signs of misaligned ankles include:

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Topics: General Foot Pain, Foot Surgery, HyProCure Treatment

Signs You Should Visit Your New Hampshire Podiatrist NOW

Posted by Dr. Brian Nagy on April 12, 2018

Minor foot problems often resolve with conservative at-home treatment. But if you have a serious foot problem, the effectiveness of your treatment and speed of your recovery sometimes depends on how quickly you seek help from your New Hampshire podiatrist. Bunions, corns and calluses, plantar warts, ingrown toenails, and occasional or minor pain can usually be treated at home. Things you can try to address these problems include over-the-counter pain medication, foot soaks, resting the foot, icing, topical medications, pads, and shoe inserts. Refer to the Nagy Footcare blog for information about specific minor foot problems and pain.  However, there are times when you need to schedule with your podiatrist right away.

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Topics: General Foot Pain

Foot Care Tips: What Causes Your Feet to Peel?

Posted by Dr. Brian Nagy on April 10, 2018

Peeling skin on your feet is rarely a life-threatening condition. It can be an effective indicator of other health conditions, however, including a depressed immune system or auto-immune disorders. If you notice the skin of your feet starting to peel, there are several foot care tips you can follow to help remedy the situation. Making an appointment with Dr. Nagy to have a thorough foot evaluation to determine what is causing your skin to dry out and peel. 

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Topics: General Foot Pain

Why Does My Big Toe Hurt?

Posted by Dr. Brian Nagy on March 27, 2018

Big toe pain can strike at any time. Maybe you feel it when you stand up for the first time in the morning. Maybe after a good workout or at the end of the day your toe throbs. Or maybe as soon as you slide your foot into a shoe that normally fits your toe screams in pain. Regardless of if your big toe pain is an annoyance or if it’s keeping you from activities you love, you should get assessment and treatment from your trusted podiatrist. There's no reason to put up with big toe pain, especially as it can reduce your mobility and disrupt your life.

For those of you asking "Why does my big toe hurt?", there’s a wide range of causes from calluses to bunions or injuries.

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Topics: Ingrown Toenails, Foot Problems, General Foot Pain

How to Help a Child Suffering From Severe Foot Pain

Posted by Dr. Brian Nagy on March 22, 2018

Does your child complain of foot pain? Don't ignore it. You may think your child just wants a little extra attention, but complaining of foot pain is typically not the way he'll try to get it. Childhood foot pain can be caused by minor or temporary problems, but they can also be a sign of something more serious. Left untreated, minor foot problems can become major ones. It is best to consult your podiatrist when your child has foot pain so you don't make the mistake of making a small problem a big one. 

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Topics: General Foot Pain, HyProCure Treatment, Children

6 Simple Life Hacks to Solve Painful Foot Problems

Posted by Dr. Brian Nagy on March 15, 2018

It’s normal for your feet to hurt from time to time, they do bear the brunt of your body weight with every step you take. We’re offering some simple life hacks to help you reduce your foot problems and pain. When your foot pain is more serious, remember it’s time to talk to your trusted New Hampshire podiatrist about your concerns.  

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Topics: General Foot Care, General Foot Pain

3 Types of Foot Strikes That May Cause You Foot Pain While Running

Posted by Dr. Brian Nagy on March 8, 2018

A foot strike is how your foot connects with the ground during each step. If you experience foot pain while running, a common cause is a disruption in how your foot strikes or impacts the ground. This constant repetition of a poor striking pattern can lead to chronic foot, ankle, and knee pain. If not corrected, it can ultimately result in hip and lower back pain as well. There are three main striking patterns that increase your potential risk of injury and experiencing some form of chronic foot pain.

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Topics: General Foot Pain, Heel Pain, Running

4 Causes of Foot Pain You Might Have Never Heard Of

Posted by Dr. Brian Nagy on February 20, 2018

Common causes of foot pain include bunions, Achilles tendonitis, fractures, warts, plantar fasciitis, and sprains. But if you have unexplained foot pain, it could be due to a foot problem you have never heard of. See your podiatrist if you have any kind of foot pain as it might be caused by one of the following problems. 

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Topics: General Foot Pain

Do You Have Foot Pain While Running? Signs it's Time for New Shoes

Posted by Dr. Brian Nagy on February 13, 2018

Running is such great exercise and some days there is nothing better than lacing up your shoes and hitting the trail or road. But sometimes running hurts and there's nothing worse than foot pain while running. While sometimes it's your diet, being dehydrated, or not getting enough sleep, other times it's the alignment of your feet and ankles. And often, old and worn out running shoes don't provide enough support for the stress and pressure running puts on your feet.

So how do you know when it's time for new shoes?
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Topics: General Foot Pain, Running

How to Help Your Foot Pain While on the Job

Posted by Dr. Brian Nagy on January 25, 2018

When your job requires you to stand for the majority of your shift, foot pain can become a part of your daily life. You can reduce the pain and discomfort caused by being on your feet all day by following a few simple tips. A little common sense and the right pair of shoes will do wonders when it comes to keeping your feet healthy and happy, even if you do have to stand on them all day long. 

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Topics: General Foot Pain

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