Blog Articles

Brandon Podiatrist Talks about Foot Ischemia

Foot ischemia can be a serious problem and needs to be addressed by your podiatrist. If you have cramping in your calf muscles when you walk and you need to stop and take breaks this may indicate a problem. Also foot pain can be the result of ischemia.

Mar 22nd, 2019
One short toe? Your Brandon Podiatrist Can Help!

For the most part, brachymetatarsia results when the metatarsal development plate closes too early. This fancy term just refers to a shortened toe because the metatarsal bone behind the toe is shorter than normal. Learn about the condition by reading now

Mar 15th, 2019
A Brandon Podiatrist explains Claw Toe and can help

Claw toe is a condition in which your toes bend into a claw-like position. These can be painful especially in shoes. At Gentle Foot Care Clinic in Zephyrhills and Brandon, Florida, Jairo Cruz, DPM, specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of claw toe.

Feb 8th, 2019
Corns & Callouses Treatment

Foot Corns & Calluses are hard skin areas that are trying to protect the foot from areas of high pressure. As the skin thickens you often develop pain from the corns and calluses. Proper treatment from a podiatrist can quickly relieve the pain

Sep 3rd, 2014
What is an ingrown toenail?

Ingrown toenails may be caused by trimming the toenail too short, mostly on the side of the big toe. However, any toe can become ingrown and infected. Other causes include tight shoes and injury to the toe and fungal infections of the nail.

Sep 2nd, 2014