Irritating the Ball of the Foot

Our feet withstand a lot of abuse. But sometimes, they can’t take any more. Hi, I’m Doctor GabeRodriguez, a foot doctor in Sioux Falls, and today’s blog is about the condition called Morton’s Neuroma, which can develop due to a repeated irritation of the ball of the foot. If you’re an avid sportsman and are [...]

Cotton Balls: An Ingrown Toenail Faux Paux

Do place cotton balls under your ingrown toenails to try to relieve the pressure? Don’t!! This is Doctor Gabe Rodriguez, your favorite podiatrist in Sioux Falls, and today, I want to tell you why. Cotton balls, especially if filled with some kind of medicinal solution or other fluid, can cause the toe area to remain [...]

The Connection Between Fungal Nail and Ingrown Toenails

Did you know that an ingrown toenail can develop out of a fungal nail condition? Hi, I’m Doctor Gabe Rodriguez and today, I would like to speak to foot pain sufferers in Sioux Falls about the connection between these two conditions. Bacterial or fungal conditions can sometimes cause nails to thicken or widen, which may [...]