Month: August 2018

5 Gross Questions About Hookworms

By Dr. Nicole Freels / August 28, 2018 / Comments Off on 5 Gross Questions About Hookworms

Is The Hookworm Alive Inside Me? Yes, it’s alive. EEK! Cutaneous larva migrans are parasites in the Hookworm family that enter the body through the foot. The parasite can live inside you for a good amount of time (longer than you’d think!) and can cause itching, burning rashes. You can often see a characteristic winding little red trail…

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MIS vs Traditional Foot Surgery

By Dr. Amy Barko / August 24, 2018 / Comments Off on MIS vs Traditional Foot Surgery

MIS stands for minimally invasive surgery. Minimally invasive surgery means that the incision is done through a site that is less than an inch with very few stitches (if any). Most patients with foot pain for things like bunionettes, bunions, hammertoes, etc. prefer this type of surgery due to the ease of getting back to…

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