How Sanitary is Your Nail Salon?

If you have already read our previous blog  ‘Questions for your Pedicurist – Find the Best (and Safest!) Pedicurist for You’, you may be interested in reading these additional tips that will help keep your feet clean and healthy!  Once you have your questions answered, and you are ready to book your appointment, these are […]

Still Renting Your Bowling Shoes?

Bowling is now considered the nation’s number one participatory sport.  A recent Experian Simmons National Consumer Survey found that over 70 million people bowled at least once last year, with almost 2 million of those actively participated in leagues. I’m going to go out on a limb and say that the majority of the 68 […]

Warts and fungus: Two great reasons to think twice before going barefoot

It’s almost summertime in Kansas City; that means summer vacations, days spent at area water parks or neighborhood pools, working out at the gym or just enjoying the weather outdoors.  This is also the warm, moist environment that viruses and fungus flourish in. Unfortunately, going barefoot in gym showers, locker rooms, hotel rooms, airport security […]

Laser treatment for toenail fungus is an approved HSA expense

Did you know that laser treatment for toenail fungus is an approved HSA expense?   Your Health Savings Account (HSA) and Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) dollars can be used for health related costs not covered under your insurance plan.   Qualifying treatments include laser treatment for toenail fungus, custom orthotics for heel and arch pain, and advanced […]

Toenail Fungus or Not?

Toenail Fungus, or Not Toenail Fungus? That is the question.  And our KC area podiatrists caution you against laser treatment for fungal toenails without proper diagnosis.  Do you have discolored toenails and you “just know” for sure that it’s fungus?  Maybe you’ve tried applying topical medications, or have even been prescribed pills to get rid […]