Plantar Warts

What are they? Plantar Warts, also known as verrucas, can affect both adults and children. These types of warts are caused by some strains of human papilloma viruses (HPV) that enter the skin through cuts or scrapes on the bottom of the feet. Since they survive in warm, moist environments, walking barefoot on dirty surfaces, […]

Tackling Foot Odor

There are so many things that can make a plane ride unpleasant – cramped seating, stuffy recycled air, and crying babies. To make things worse, your neighbor might take off his or her shoes, releasing an odor that makes you want to gag for the next several hours. Don’t be that neighbor. Maybe you’re already […]

Corns and Calluses, Oh My!

Corns and calluses, while often unsightly, are usually harmless. They are an indication from your skin, telling you that it’s being rubbed the wrong way. In order to protect itself, the skin forms thick, hard layers of skin. They become a problem when they cause pain and/or inflammation. Corns are usually smaller than calluses. They […]

K-Laser Away Toenail Fungus

K-Laser therapy uses red and infrared wavelengths of light, which interact with tissues on a cellular level. The laser treatment stimulates the tissues to increase circulation and metabolic activity. Water, oxygen, and nutrients are drawn to the area and the increase in the cell’s transport of nutrients allows for an optimal environment for healing. The […]