Bluish-black Toenails – Podiatry in Nacogdoches Texas

Bluish-black Toenails – Podiatry in Nacogdoches Texas

Bluish-black toenails are usually dry blood accumulations beneath the nail plates that result from long-term repetitive trauma.  This condition is frequently seen in distance runners, exercise walkers, and in those individuals involved in racquet sports.  The toes...
Fun Foot Facts from Mark E. Sowell, DPM

Fun Foot Facts from Mark E. Sowell, DPM

Just thought someone might find these foot facts interesting:) Seventy-five percent of Americans will experience foot health problems of varying degrees of severity at one time or another in their lives. The foot is an intricate structure containing 26 bones. ...
Plantar Warts – A Viral Blog by Mark E. Sowell, DPM

Plantar Warts – A Viral Blog by Mark E. Sowell, DPM

Today, we know that you don’t have  be a liar, touch a toad, or drink a witch’s evil potion to get a wart.  In all probability, you can’t even grow one by touching another person’s wart.  Apparently, these lesions are non-contagious but can spread within the involved...
Abscess in the Foot

Abscess in the Foot

As a podiatrist, I see many unusual things.  Diabetics who have stepped on a sewing needle and not realized it, puncture wounds from thorns that went through a hunting boot and holes completely through a foot due to a misguided pressure washer!  All of these injuries...