Got Fungal Nails?

At Aloha Foot and Ankle we are always providing the most excellent service with the latest effective technology in podiatric care. One such piece of technology is the newly acquired QClear NdYag laser. This device is most frequently used for destroying fungal nails and warts, as well as other lower extremity soft tissue abnormalities that

Warts…Be Gone!!

Commonly known as a plantar verrucae, the plantar wart is caused by the Human Papillomavirus (HPV). The virus attacks the skin through direct contact, entering through possibly tiny cuts and abrasions in the outermost layer of the skin. Infection typically occurs from moist walking surfaces such as showers or swimming pools. After the infection, warts

Do You Have a Bunion?

Many individuals have asked me, somewhat rhetorically “do I have a bunion?” Maybe you do, and maybe you have more than just a bunion. A bunion is technically a bump, and this term is frequently used to describe a bump on either the big toe side or the little toe side of the foot. Bunions

Heel Pain Got You Down?

One of the most common causes of heel pain is plantar fasciitis. This common problem can happen to anyone and the pain can be debilitating. The plantar fascia is a band of tissue that connects from your heel bone to the ‘ball’ of your foot. It is more prominent in some individuals, and you may

Good shoes = Happy feet

Many of you do not realize that the shoes that you think are fashionable or consider comfortable are not the best shoes for your feet! With this in mind, let us talk about the footwear you should be using. A proper running shoe or tennis shoe should have a solid rubber sole, for traction, with
Onychocryptosis, or more simply an ingrown nail is a very common nail disorder that can cause a lot of pain. This nail disorder is caused when an offending nail border, or both grow incurvated into the soft tissue of your nails causing intense pain, redness and swelling of the soft tissue of most commonly your