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5 Common Foot Injuries for Athletes

While athletes have amazing endurance and disipline, they are not exempt from injury. The goal of this blog post is to help bring awareness to an injury you currently have as well as help prevent injury in the future. Below are the 5 most common foot injuries that athletes may experience: Blisters: Though not the

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What is a Plantar Wart? How is it Treated?

How People Get Plantar Warts  The name “plantar” is derived from the anatomical location of the wart, which is the sole of the foot. This type of wart manifests in small growths. Plantar warts are pushed into the skin through the pressure induced by walking or standing, making them even more aggravating.  Plantar warts are

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3 Ways to Avoid Foot Pain this Concert Season!

The much awaited summer concert season is finally here! All those who have booked their tickets months ago, you can hardly wait for the 17th or the 19th of May to listen to your favorite artists play live in Charlotte, NC; while the notorious English pop rock band ‘The 1975’ will be playing at the

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Foot Friendly Shoes

Say Yes to Comfortable Shoes! Look at the shoes you’re currently wearing— How do they feel? If you’re wearing heels and are feeling pain, then you’re wearing the wrong shoe for your foot type. And if you have on tight, narrow shoes that are suffocating your feet, even more reason to find a better fit.

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4 Winter Foot Care Tips

Even when you are in full holiday-mode a couple weeks from now, it’s important to remember to take extra care of your feet during these colder months. Because we are often wearing warm socks or boots, it’s easy for feet to get sweaty and uncomfortable. Mix that with the dry air of winter and there

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Welcome Dr. Kristin Kirby!

We are proud to announce the latest physician to join our team, Dr. Kristin Kirby! After graduating from Columbia College in South Carolina, Dr. Kirby received her graduate degree from Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery. She also focused on foot trauma, ankle surgery, sports medicine and diabetic limb salvage during a three-year

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FAA Sponsors Go Beyond Challenge

Foot & Ankle Associates recently sponsored a table at the 1st Annual GoBeyond Challenge on November 7, 2015. Dr. Joe Ades and Dr. Francesca Zappasodi participated at the event.  GoBeyond is a rundraising arm of Above & Beyond.  To learn more about the mission of Above & Beyond, please visit the website at http://abovebeyond.cc.  Foot

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Welcome Dr. Zappasodi

We are proud to introduce our newest physician at Foot & Ankle Associates, Dr. Francesca Zappasodi. Dr. Zappasodi recently moved from Orlando, Florida where she completed a three-year surgical residency program in foot and ankle surgery at Florida Hospital East Orlando.  She also served as chief resident during her surgical training at the well-regarded podiatric

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