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Signs That You Could Have Melanoma on Your Foot

Signs That You Could Have Melanoma on Your Foot

"Money can't buy life." – Bob Marley It is always a tragedy when a preventable illness robs the world of one of its greatest talents. No greater example comes to mind than Bob Marley. The reggae pioneer was diagnosed with acral lentiginous melanoma (ALM) beneath his...

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How to Pick the Best Sandals for Summer

How to Pick the Best Sandals for Summer

Your poor feet have been mummified by thick, heavy winter boots for quite long enough. Now that the Midwest is heating up, it's finally time to reintroduce your feet to the great outdoors with a nice pair of sandals! But take care – choosing the wrong sandals could...

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Best Studded Shoes and Boots for Winter

Best Studded Shoes and Boots for Winter

Ice is not nice! According to the CDC, one million Americans are injured every year after slipping and falling on ice and snow. Approximately 17,000 of these injuries are fatal. Imagine that: the entire population of Otsego, MN, gone every year as the result of...

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How to Take Care of Foot Blisters

How to Take Care of Foot Blisters

Maybe you spent too much time walking around in a brand new pair of shoes. Or perhaps you exceeded the distance over which a pair of flip-flops or high heels can comfortably carry you. Now, regrettably, you have one or more blisters on your feet. Excessive friction...

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Poor Foot Care Can Lead to Serious Health Issues

Poor Foot Care Can Lead to Serious Health Issues

“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Benjamin franklin coined this advice to remind Philadelphians about the dangers of house fires. It is an enduring slogan because it applies to nearly everything – your feet included! Poor foot care can lead to serious...

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How to Exercise for Mental Health

How to Exercise for Mental Health

In a recent survey of gymgoers, 39% of respondents reported that they work out in order to counterbalance the stress they encounter during their everyday lives. Higher percentages of respondents said they exercise to stay healthy, get stronger or lose weight – but...

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Seniors and Winter Weather Risks

Seniors and Winter Weather Risks

We would hate to make a season so nice as winter sound all mean and scary. It is the only time of year when it's socially acceptable to drink eggnog, after all. But with the bitter cold come many new health hazards to seniors, who must take certain precautions if they...

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9 Signs You Need to Visit a Podiatrist

9 Signs You Need to Visit a Podiatrist

Because a podiatrist's field of medicine is so broad, it is easy to lose sight of when you should actually visit one. Many people suffering from foot or ankle injuries seek care from an orthopedist when a podiatrist could have treated them sooner. Others mistake...

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Foot Care For Athletes

Foot Care For Athletes

We use the word "athlete" generously here at Twin Cities Foot & Ankle Clinic. If we are approached for sports medicine by a Viking, Twin, or whatever the proper term is for one of the Minnesota United FC's team members, we'd surely call them an athlete. But...

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4 Major Causes of Foot Arch Pain

4 Major Causes of Foot Arch Pain

The arch is an extremely hard-working part of your foot. This area, which extends from the heel to the ball of your foot, helps to absorb shock while you are walking. It also bears much of your overall body weight and gives you the balance and stability you need to...

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Dr. Felton | Podiatrist
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Dr. Sperling | Podiatrist
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