Fungus

Man-Up to the Toenail Fungus

By Dr. Nicole Freels / June 6, 2017 / Comments Off on Man-Up to the Toenail Fungus

It’s that time of the year again… National Men’s Health Month. This June we are encouraging all men to heighten their awareness of their foot health. Caring for your feet is crucial if you plan on remaining physically active and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Start from the ground up (your feet). If you are trying…

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Is That a Rash on Your Foot?

By Dr. Nicole Freels / December 23, 2016 / Comments Off on Is That a Rash on Your Foot?

Did you know that your feet are one of the most common areas to develop skin rashes? The most common skin rashes that occur in the feet are fungal infection, psoriasis and eczema. Although they have similar symptoms, the differences between all of them and treatment vary so it is important to differentiate between them.…

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Tricks for Stinky, Sweaty Feet – They’re No Treat!

By Dr. Nicole Freels / October 12, 2016 / Comments Off on Tricks for Stinky, Sweaty Feet – They’re No Treat!

With cooler weather on the way, most of us have begun the process of putting our sandals away in exchange for warmer, closed-toed shoes. Closed-toed shoes mean that our feet are abandoning the warm sunlight in exchange for a darker, often more moist living environment. With this, often comes (you guessed it) sweaty stinky feet! Did…

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Laser Therapy: An Elegant Weapon

By Dr. Nicole Freels / December 17, 2015 / Comments Off on Laser Therapy: An Elegant Weapon

With the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Star Wars enthusiasts are flocking to stores to purchase the new type of light saber that will be featured in the movie. The light saber is the supreme weapon of a Jedi Knight. In fact, Obi-Wan Kenobi said of the light saber, “it is an elegant…

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Five-Star Fungal Rating: Why Hotels and Bare Feet Don’t Mix

By Dr. Nicole Freels / November 1, 2015 / Comments Off on Five-Star Fungal Rating: Why Hotels and Bare Feet Don’t Mix

Before you close that suitcase-throw in an extra pair of shoes! When thinking about hotel cleanliness, most travelers focus on avoiding bringing bed bugs back home with them, but there is another unwelcome guest who could also be lurking in your hotel room: foot fungus. Luckily, foot fungus can be prevented in a much easier…

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Your Shoes Could Make You Sick…Here’s Why

By Dr. Nicole Freels / May 6, 2015 / Comments Off on Your Shoes Could Make You Sick…Here’s Why

Be Cautious Of The Bacteria Your Shoes Carry Whether you like it or not, bacteria is everywhere and usually in massive numbers. It’s important to understand what the biggest transporters of bacteria are, as well learning to take measures to prevent acquiring and spreading bacteria. Some of the biggest transporters of bacteria are feet and…

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Remembering Louis Zamperini and WWII Military Shoes

By Dr. Nicole Freels / December 9, 2014 / Comments Off on Remembering Louis Zamperini and WWII Military Shoes

Unbroken is the tale of an Olympic runner who joined the United States armed forces during World War II and was later taken prisoner by the Japanese navy. Affectionately known as “Luckie Louie,” Louis Zamperini was drafted into the United States army in 1941. But his luck was soon to come to an end. After…

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Dr. Oz & I use Biofreeze and ‘Pain Sticks’ for Leg & Foot Pain

By Dr. Nicole Freels / December 2, 2014 / Comments Off on Dr. Oz & I use Biofreeze and ‘Pain Sticks’ for Leg & Foot Pain

I don’t see eye-to-eye with much on Dr. Oz’s popular show. I’m not alone though! A recent study by Time magazine revealed that “Dr. Oz” and “The Doctors” are wrong almost as much as they are right! That being said, we have found common ground on one thing. He and I agree, topical pain relief…

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Win FREE Laser Therapy for Toenail Fungus!

By Dr. Nicole Freels / August 19, 2014 / Comments Off on Win FREE Laser Therapy for Toenail Fungus!

Chances are, you’re reading this page because you have or know someone who is struggling with toenail fungus. While we all know that delaying treatment will only allow the fungus to progress, many of us are guilty of ‘dragging our feet’ to get it taken care of. Before you know it, that one ugly, brittle or…

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Fungus and Fur Babies

By Dr. Nicole Freels / July 17, 2014 / Comments Off on Fungus and Fur Babies

We have heard of crazy cat ladies and the things they do with their cats, but have you heard about the dog owners these days? There is a myth floating around that dogs can cure your Athlete’s Foot with their saliva! Yes, you read that right. Some “fur baby” owners have credited their cured Athlete’s…

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