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Nail Surgery

Ingrown nail surgery is the most common in office procedure we perform at Northeast Foot and Ankle. However, this procedure really seems to scare our patients. Often they wait until the nail becomes very painful, and even infected, to deal with the issue. The have a...

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Toe Trauma

Subungual Hematomas Let me guess ... you dropped something on your toe? ... or stubbed it on a piece of furniture? Fortunately, after the inital pain, these clumsy little mishaps generally cause no further discomfort. However, sometimes the trauma will cause painful...

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Bunion Surgery

What Can I Expect with Bunion Surgery? This is not a cosmetic procedure.  It is performed with the goals of improving function and reducing pain in the foot. That being said, patients are often very satisfied with how their foot looks after the procedure.  The foot is...

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What is Growing on my Little Toe?

WHAT IS THIS GROWTH ON MY TOE? ... a mucoid cyst! Growths, or cysts, on the little toes are a somewhat common problem that we see here in the office. Most often these appear in middle aged and elderly people, and more often than not they occur in women. These pesky...

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How to Trim Toenails

Dr. Clark is on the blog today answering... "How Do I Trim My Toenails?"  Toenail trimming may seem like a simple concept, but there are certain things you should do to prevent a disaster in your toes.  Improper trimming of toenails can lead to ingrown toenails, pain,...

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How Do I Wash My Sneakers?

We were never taught how to tell our patients to wash their shoes in podiatry school but it’s a question I get asked ALL the time- and for good reason. Sneakers can get nasty. Let’s all face it our sneakers take a beating! Internally from all the sweat and externally...

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Fall 2017 Events

Heel Pain Doc Talk September 7th, 2017 at 5:30 pm Runner's Alley (website) 104 Congress Street, Portsmouth, NH 03801 Our doctors are runners and competitors in a variety of athletic events. They understand the setbacks and frustrations that injuries bring about. We...

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Big Toe = Big Part of Running

Today we introduce our newest physician to the blog, Dr. Allen Clark! Dr. Clark works in our Nashua Office and he accepts new patients. The great toe joint, aka the 1st metatarsophalangeal joint, has the job of bearing most of the weight of your body each time you...

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Opioids

Today we are doing our best to tackle a tough topic. We are frequently asked about the usage of opiods and their safely.  Abuse and/or overly prescribing narcotic medications is extremely dangerous. Narcotics are only safe when used appropriately as prolonged use can...

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