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The Podiatrist’s War Against Foot Ulcers

Foot ulcers. Ugh. I shudder just thinking about them. I’m Doctor Gabriel Rodriguez and I’m a podiatrist here in Sioux Falls. I am on a mission to help my patients combat foot ulcers and eliminate them entirely. Foot ulcers are sneaky, especially since they start off small in the form of a blister or abrasion, [...]

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 Gabriel 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 [...]

No Fear of the Foot Doctor

It’s understandable why some may have a fear of the dentist, or going to their primary physician for a colonoscopy, or even having an annual physical. However, when it comes to the podiatrist, there is no need to have the slightest sense of fear. I know. I’m Doctor Gabriel Rodriguez and I’m a foot doctor in [...]