Flesh Eating Bacteria

Necrotizing fasciitis is one of the worst fears for both patients and doctors alike. It’s summer time and everyone loves going to the beach however, there have been several reported cases in which people have been infected with flesh eating bacteria. These infections spread extremely fast and are very serious conditions. They can cause severe […]

What is a Plantar Callus?

This is a common question! Plantar simply means the bottom of the foot. Callus is hard skin that forms on the foot. So a plantar callus is hard skin on the bottom of the foot. There are many reasons that hard skin forms on the bottom of the foot. These callus areas usually form when […]

Are Pedicures Safe?

A very common question patients ask me is, “Are Pedicures Safe?”.  The short answer is maybe.  It has been reported that 75% of all nail salons in the US operate without using proper sterilization techniques.  Any public place where many people visit will result in a high level of germs.  This is especially true with pedicures […]