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Smart Choices for Healthy Feet presented by Marten Sikorski DPM, Podiatry, Springfield Clinic

Smart Choices for Healthy Feet presented by Marten Sikorski DPM, Podiatry, Springfield Clinic

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Smart Choices for Healthy Feet - Springfield Clinic Smart Choices for Healthy Feet - Springfield Clinic Presentation Transcript

  • Dr. Marten Sikorski Department Orthopedics and Podiatry Smart Choices for Healthy Feet
  • Smart Choices for Healthy Feet
    • Toenails and Calluses
    • Nail fungus
    • Ingrown toenails
    • Pedicures
    • Moisturizer
    • Shoes
    • Sandals
    • Athletic Shoes
    • Work Place
    • Orthopedic Foot Problems
      • Heel pain
      • Bunions
      • Hammertoes
    Smart Choices for Healthy Feet
  • SHOES!
  • SHOES!
    • Sandals
      • What to look for?
        • Support, foot bed, hygiene
      • What to avoid?
        • Higher heels, plastic, last year’s model
      • Flip flop craze!
        • Teens wearing them year round
      • Crocs?
  • SHOES!
    • Work place
      • Dress shoes that are sensible to spend the day in.
      • Concept of high heels to work? Flats come with issues as well.
      • Job appropriate
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  • TOENAILS
    • Nail fungus
    • Ingrown toenail
    • Pedicures/nail polish
  • Toenail fungus (Onychomycosis)
    • True fungus needs a source.
      • Nail salon
      • Spouse/family
      • Athletes feet
      • Medical side effect
    • Other sources of thick toenails
      • Injury
      • Deformity
      • Non-fungus disease
        • Yeast, mold, psoriasis
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  • Ingrown toenail
    • Pain
      • Pressure, swelling, callusing, thickness
    • Infection
      • Redness, warmth, pus
    • Source
      • Injury, shoes, shape, immune system
  • Ingrown toenail treatments
    • Conservative
      • Grow nail longer
      • Cut straight across
      • Avoid narrow shoes
      • Moisturize
      • “ Tape trick”
      • Soak
    • Surgery
      • Removal total nail
      • Partial nail removal
      • Chemical/
      • permanent removal
      • Surgical/permanent removal
  • Pedicures Do’s and Don’ts Relaxation Diabetics beware Callus care Nail polish/re polish Instrumentation and sterilization process Nail salon selection
  • Calluses, corns, heel cracks
    • Abnormal pressure
      • Shoes, deformity, gait, injury
        • Diabetic ulcer site
    • Moisturize!!
    • Beware of medicated pads
    • Heel pain (plantar fasciitis)
      • Pain after rest to bottom of heel, first thing in morning, stone bruise, pulling sensation
      • Bone spur???
      • Treatments
    Orthopedic Foot Problems
    • Bunions
      • Bone growth at base of big toe causing pain with pressure or with motion
        • Family history
        • Arthritis
        • Shoe pressure
        • Surgery
    Orthopedic Foot Problems
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  • Orthopedic Foot Problems
    • Hammertoes
      • Weakness in foot structure
      • Shoe aggravation
      • Callus/wound source
      • Surgery
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  • GOOD NIGHT!