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Dr.'s REMEDY board-certified podiatrists speak about feet


Addressing Chlorine & Your Nails After The COVID-19 Summer

Addressing Chlorine & Your Nails After The COVID-19 Summer While for many, the summer of 2020 meant less socialization and more time spent at home – there were others who embraced the backyard quarantine either in their own backyard oasis or in the company of a trusted

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No Salon (due to Covid), No Problem

No Salon (due to Covid), No Problem! Your feet need you right now, clearly: The Top 5 Winter Foot Problems A little TLC on your winter heels and toes will help prep your toenails for the perfect Spring pedicure (sans SALON)! Indulging in

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Nail Polish Healing Ingredients: Fighting COVID-19

Nail Polish Healing Ingredients: Fighting COVID-19 The search is on for hand sanitizer and disinfectant wipes (not to mention toilet paper)! While the pandemic throughout the world is pointed at a highly contagious virus and not a bacterial strain, alas we are left doing whatever

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Working From Home, Pinpointing Your Own Self-Care Remedy

Working From Home, Pinpointing Your Own Self-Care Remedy. With the world in flux and so many health questions left unanswered, all that we can do for the global good is simply – stay home. Dr.'s REMEDY hopes to play at least small role in your self-care

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The Medical Pedicure: We Walk you Through Step by Step

Have You Heard About The New Nail Craze? The Medi Pedi What Is A Medical Pedicure And Does It Make A Difference? The Doctors Say Yes, and Here’s Why: Medical pedicure: noun - a non-invasive, dry procedure performed by highly skilled foot care specialists who

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Ridges and Splitting of the Nail Bed: Causes and Solutions

Dr. Cirlincione and Dr. Spielfogel Peel Back The Facts! Ridges and Splitting on your Nails Q: What causes those ugly ridges on my nails? A: Vertical ridges on your nails can be a normal result of aging. Horizontal ridges, on the other hand,

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Nailing Down New Health Research

Nailing Down New Health Research With new health information constantly being updated, we do our best to make appropriate changes to our diet, beauty regimes and general way of life. We feel fortunate that we are able to benefit from new doctor research and receive the most up-to-date

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7 Ways To Keep Nails & Cuticles From Wilting This Winter

With The Sweet Smell Of Fall Air, Time To Turn Over A New Leaf   7 Ways To Keep Your Nails And Cuticles From Wilting This Winter 1. Don't Cut Cuticles. Cuticles are the Natural barrier to warding off fungus, bacteria, and infection!! When

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Answers About The Potential Dangers Of Acetone

Answers About The Potential Dangers Of Acetone After Dr.’s REMEDY got a shout-out in the Huffington Post for its non-acetone REMEDY Remover, so many of you asked about the potential dangers of acetone. Q: WHAT'S UP WITH ACETONE? A: Acetone is a harsh smelling and highly

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What's the big deal about Biotin?

Ask The Podiatrist Q: What's the big deal about Biotin? Biotin is a b-complex vitamin that has been identified as a necessary nutrient for a century, but we have only begun to fully understand it in the past two decades: The Importance Behind the

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Summertime Foot Health Checklist

Summertime Foot Health Checklist Dr. Adam Cirlincione brings Feet to the Forefront! Put them on your to-do list this summer: SURPRISED? I tell my patients that melanoma in the feet is on the rise! Sunbathers pay less attention to their feet

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Working Conditions at Nail Salons Exposed: Opt for Do-it-yourself

Unfair Labor Practices at Salons, Drives Many to DIY Manicures If you are still grappling with guilt and possible confusion after reading The New York Times' article on labor practices and working conditions at many urban nail salons, you are not alone. The alarming exposition points to a select few getting

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Are your nails Dying of Thirst? Hydrate Your Nails

Are your nails Dying of Thirst? Hydrate Your Nails/h1> Thirsty: /thur-stee/ Needing moisture, As land; Parched; Dry or Arid The Signs 1. Push on your fingernails. Do they remain white or only slowly return to a pink hue?

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Dermatologists vs. Podiatrists on Nail Health

Derms And Podiatrists Go Toe-To-Toe: The Battle on Nail Heath We all know that Podiatrists are the nail experts, but did you know that nail problems and nail abnormalities make up about 10% of all dermatological conditions? Let the battle begin... 

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The Top 10 Worst Nail Habits!

The Top 10 Worst Nail Habits! 1. CUTTING INTO CORNERS CUTTING INTO CORNERS to remove ingrown nails can lead to recurrent ingrown toenails that can become infected. Instead: Always trim straight across! 2. TRIMMING THE CUTICLES TRIMMING THE CUTICLES can remove a layer of

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Cut It Out! Facts About Ingrown Toenails

Cut It Out! Facts About Ingrown Toenails Q: What Is It? An ingrown toenail occurs when a sharp corner of the toenail curls into the skin or side of the toe. First, pain and inflammation occurs, later, the inflamed area can sometimes form an infection.

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Yellow Nails

The Ugly Truth About Yellow Nails! Q: How Did I Get Yellow Toenails? CAUSES: Certain conditions and diseases, but also daily regimen! FOR EXAMPLE: Some dark polishes can stain sensitive nails. FIX IT: Wear a clear base coat under polish. (Like our Enriched BASIC Base Coat)

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