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What are the Beginning Stages of an Ingrown Toenail?

Posted by Dr. Brian Nagy on March 1, 2018

If you have pain in your toe but don't know what the problem is, you might be suffering from the beginning stages of an ingrown toenail. There are many conditions that might cause discomfort in your feet and toes including a bunion, stubbed toe, fungal infection, sprain, or other injury, so how do you know if you are getting an ingrown toenail? 


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Topics: Ingrown Toenails

How the Solution to Lower Back Pain Relief is In Your Feet

Posted by Dr. Brian Nagy on February 27, 2018

Many people seek chronic, lower back pain relief without ever really knowing what is causing the problem. They assume they've lifted something that was too heavy or simply twisted their back in the wrong direction. In many cases, their lower back pain has nothing to do with anything they've actually done and everything to do with how they are walking. Each step they take can be adding to the stress on their back. Something as simple as twisting your ankle can lead to lower back pain if you don't treat the injury properly. 

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Topics: HyProCure Treatment, Body Pain

What Exactly Does a New Hampshire Podiatrist Do?

Posted by Dr. Brian Nagy on February 22, 2018

Your feet take a beating every day. They bear your weight when you stand and that pressure compounds when you walk or run. Your feet are a complex collection of delicate bones, muscles, and tendons that work together so you can walk and balance. They’re a perfect example of the biomechanics of your body. Your trusted New Hampshire podiatrist has spent his professional career studying and treating feet and ankles to help you lead a pain-free and active life.

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Topics: General Foot Care

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

Questions to Ask Your Podiatrist About Bunion Treatment

Posted by Dr. Brian Nagy on February 15, 2018

Bunions are a common foot problem in adults and can often appear as you age. Although bunions aren't as common in children, bunions can begin to appear early on if the wrong size shoes are worn. Bunions may also appear if you receive an injury to your foot that results in structural abnormalities. The right bunion treatment can relieve your chronic pain and get you back on your feet.

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Topics: Bunions

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

The Quickest Way to Recover From Foot Surgery

Posted by Dr. Brian Nagy on February 8, 2018

The quickest way to recover from foot surgery is to opt for minimally invasive surgery instead of traditional foot surgery. If you are having foot or ankle pain, treating the problem conservatively might not be enough. Your New Hampshire podiatrist may even recommend surgery. Traditional foot surgery can be painful, leave scars, and keep you off your feet for many weeks. If you want to recover in the quickest way possible, ask your podiatrist about minimally invasive surgery as an alternative. It could be the quick fix you need. 

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Topics: Foot Surgery

Why Does My Toe Hurt On the Side?

Posted by Dr. Brian Nagy on February 6, 2018

If you wake up in the morning and ask yourself "Why does my toe hurt?", you should probably make an appointment with Dr. Nagy to find out the cause. Standing on your feet all day can result in varying degrees of foot pain, but it rarely localizes the pain to the sides of your toes. While you may be able to figure out part of the problem on your own, it's always a good idea to seek medical attention when it comes to your feet. The following may be possible causes of your toe pain, but you should still make an appointment to have your feet evaluated.

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Topics: Foot Problems, Toe Pain

45 Percent of People Have This Foot Problem…Do You?

Posted by Dr. Brian Nagy on February 1, 2018

Do your feet hurt? If you suffer from heel pain, overpronation, or pain in your knees or back when you exercise or stand for long periods of time, like 45% of the population, you may have misaligned feet or ankles. Misalignment doesn’t just occur in your spine, any of your joints can move out of correct alignment, including the many small joints of your foot or your ankle.

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Topics: Foot Problems, HyProCure Treatment

Foot Anatomy 101: A Quick Lesson From a New Hampshire Podiatrist

Posted by Dr. Brian Nagy on January 30, 2018

Your feet do more than get you from place to place; they support the weight and joints of your entire body. Keeping your feet healthy helps keep your body strong and healthy, too. So how is it that your feet can stand all that pressure? The answer lies within the structure of the foot itself. 

There are 26 bones in the human foot

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Topics: General Foot Care

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