PROTECTING FEET FROM THE HEAT 1.Limit walking barefoot as it exposes feet to sunburn, as well as plantar warts, athlete’s foot, ringworm, and other infections and also increases risk of injury to your feet. 2.Wear shoes or flip-flops around the pool, to the beach, in the locker room and even on the carpeting or in… Continue reading PROTECTING FEET FROM THE HEAT

You Are Important to Us!

Every patient is important to us and accessibility to the physician is our number one priority. To ensure an open line of communication, patients are always encouraged to call Dr. Block with any questions or concerns!

White, Chalky Toenails?

Do you have chronic, white, chalky toeails? This could be a superficial fungal infection, and MAYbe (ladies…) related to excessive use of nail polish. For more healthy appearing toenails, give us a call at 270-684-5252.

Heel Spurs

Heel spurs are just one of the reasons for heel pain. Heel spurs are small bone growths that can be detected by an X-Ray. Dr. Block will perform an exam to better understand your heel pain and make the proper diagnosis. Call today to relieve yourself of pain.

Don’t Forget Your Socks!

Make sure you’re wearing socks when you slip on a pair of tennis shoes. Socks provide your feet with support and protection from things such as fungus and bacteria. So, keep your feet in their best condition by remembering to slip on those socks.

Put Bunions in Their Place!

Let’s face it. Home remedies aren’t solutions. And, while surgical correction is the best way to achieve relief, some bunion procedures can shorten and alter the look of your toe, that may cause pain and other foot-related issues down the road.The LapiFuse™ Bunion Procedure is a new type of bunion correction that not only reduces… Continue reading Put Bunions in Their Place!

Do You Suffer from Hammertoes?

Hammertoes are progressive toe deformities affecting your second, third, or fourth toes. Hammertoes form when your muscles and connective tissues become imbalanced. Normally, these components work together to keep your toes flat and straight. If hammertoes aren’t treated soon after detection, they will likely stiffen. This can lead to serious pain and foot discomfort. Book… Continue reading Do You Suffer from Hammertoes?