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Common Foot and Ankle Sports Injuries

Prevention & Treatment Tips for Foot and Ankle Sports Injuries Exercise and sports are a great way to keep in shape. Running, jumping, and moving helps keep our muscles strong,...

Holiday Shoe Drive at HLES

Harford Lower Extremity Specialists (HLES) has been in the business of providing quality podiatric care to the residents of Harford and Cecil Counties since 1991.  Harford Lower Extremity Specialists is...

Bunions are no Small Matter – Harford Lower Extremities Specialists

Bunions Causes & Treatment Are you experiencing pain or swelling at the outer side of the base of the big toe? Then you might be suffering from a foot condition...

12 Footcare Tips for Patients with Diabetes

Diabetic Footcare Patients with diabetes face particular challenges to their feet. What would be minor annoyances to other patients—blisters, small cuts, ingrown toenails—can pose major health threats to those with diabetes. Diabetes delivers...

Learn About Sesamoiditis – An Ice hockey Defenseman’s Example

Professional ice hockey defenseman David Savard of the Columbus Blue Jackets recently underwent surgery for a bone found floating in his foot. It was reported that Savard had Sesamoiditis, a...

6 Ways to Protect Your Feet on Summer Vacation

Hopefully you’ve got a summer vacation coming up and we at Harford Lower Extremity Specialists want to be sure you enjoy it. That’s why we’ve put together a list of 6 tips...

Lindsay Lohan Athlete’s Foot? – Harford Lower Extremities Specialists

Being a Hollywood actress certainly does not excuse you from the embarrassment caused by Athlete’s foot. According to the friends of Hollywood celebrity Lindsay Lohan this may be what happened....

Never Ignore Ingrown Toenails – Harford Lower Extremities Specialists

Ingrown Toenail Causes & Treatment An ingrown toenail is a popular term for Onychocryptosis, a common case of nail disease. The word ingrown describes the abnormal growth of nails which turn inwards...

Foot Care Tips – Prevent Problems with Maintenance and Love

Treat Your Feet Right And They'll Remain Healthy When’s the last time you told your feet, “I Love You”? Well this week is the perfect opportunity. August 17th is National...