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Athlete’s Foot is Not Just for Sports Lovers

Ever get that itchy, flaky feeling on your feet? You’re not alone! Far from being a plague just for the sports-lovers, about 70 percent of Americans will experience athlete’s foot at Read More

Explaining Nail Fungus: Fingers vs. Toes, Causes, Treatments, and More

At first glance, skin and nail conditions might not seem to be as concerning as some of the other foot and ankle problems we resolve for patients here at Wilks Read More

Summertime Is Prime Time for Fungal Toenail Infections

Summer’s not over yet! Although the kids will be back in school very shortly—in some places, they already are—we should still have plenty more glorious, gorgeous days and nights left in Read More

Tight Shoes Can Lead to Ingrown Toenails

You probably already know that shoes play an important role in protecting feet and keeping them safe. But were you aware that ill-fitting footwear can cause a host of issues Read More

Can Custom Orthotics Get Rid of Your Heel Pain?

Sometimes, heel pain can be just that – a pain. You might have felt this annoying discomfort in the morning as you take your first steps (what a nice way to Read More

Healthy Hiking With Heel Pain

Hiking can be both an adventure and a form of therapy. There are trails out there for everyone from beginners to seasoned experts. You can go just to take in Read More

March Madness and Heel Pain

Spring is finally here, and so is the excitement of March Madness. The season is well underway, and basketball fans across the nation are looking forward to the tournament finals. Read More

Fungal Nails

For a lot of us, winter season is more of a blessing than anything else. Whenever the snow starts to fall, then we are finally able to easily hide our Read More

Prevent Ingrown Toenails [But Still Come to Us if You Have Problems!]

An ingrown toenail is usually not the worst problem one can face in a day, but it can certainly add to the suffering! The pain and tenderness making its presence Read More

Oregon Sports Traditions [With Foot Care Tips]

College football bowl season is right around the corner, which has us thinking about some of the best Oregon sports traditions! Whether you’re a die-hard Ducks fan, never miss a Trail Blazers game, Read More

How to Hike Roseburg [Without Foot or Ankle Pain]

If you like going for nice walks or long hikes, Roseburg and Douglas County is the place to be! Here in the Umpqua River Valley, with easy access to the ocean, Read More

Is Nerve Pain Slowing You Down? (If So, We Can Help!)

Losing feeling in any part of your body can be stressful and frightening. These emotions are further compounded when your feet become numb. In addition to having to determine the Read More

Understanding Neuromas

Putting aside the fact living wouldn’t be possible in the first place, your life would be rather dull without your nerves. After all, you wouldn’t be able to feel, see, Read More

Prolonging Your Summertime Foot Care Routine

With so much divisiveness in our society nowadays, it’s time we start focusing on something just about everyone can agree on – summer is too short!  (Children, in particular, tend to Read More

Ways to Help Heel Pain at Home (But You Need a Better Solution!)

There are some things in life we simply have to endure: in-laws, tax time, and road construction are a few that come to mind. Heel pain, however, is not one of Read More

Don’t Wait Until You’ve Already Fallen Before You Think About Balance

It only takes one fall. Accidental falls are the No. 1 cause of injury—including fatal injuries—for American senior citizens. If you’re lucky, you might get away with just a bruise. But Read More

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