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An Ugly Laser for Beautiful Toenails

By Dr. Gary Prant At Arbor Foot Health Center, we have three lasers in our office. Two are reasonably attractive pieces of equipment. The third, an ugly duckling laser, has a design that only an engineer could love. The machine … Continue reading

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A New Treatment for Stubborn Heel Pain

Most heel pain can be cured without surgery. Unfortunately, there is no magic bullet for heel pain. Many times heel pain treatment consists of many different types of treatments and each treatment contributes a little bit. Sometimes taping of the … Continue reading

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Too Much of a Good Thing?

There was an interesting article recently in the New York Times entitled “Big Baby, Smart Kid.” The article notes that about half of all births in the United States are hastened by either drugs or surgery which is approximately double … Continue reading

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The Blow Dryer-Athlete’s Foot Connection

When you have been in practice for some time you start getting feedback from your patients.  It is very interesting to hear what sticks with patients and also to hear what advice you offer is actually useful for your patients. … Continue reading

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High Deductibles Are Not The Answer!

There are many things that can be done to improve the American healthcare system; high insurance deductibles are not one of them.
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I Can’t Stand My Orthotic Foot Supports– What Can I Do?

Dr. Gary Prant DPM Arbor Foot Health Center Almost every day people show up in my office with orthotics they just can’t wear. Some of these were made by doctors who claim that they are experts in making orthotics, and I … Continue reading

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Why Did My Toenails Get a Fungus Infection – Again?

It’s a story we are hearing more and more now that many people have had success getting rid of their fungal toenails with either the laser or medication. The nails used to look great — but now don’t look so … Continue reading

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