Footnotes Blog

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


Ridges and Splitting

Dr. Cirlincione and Dr. Spielfogel peel back the facts! Ridges and Splitting 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, can be caused by

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The Medical Pedicure

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

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New Research about TPHP

Nailing Down New 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 information

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7 ways to protect winter nails

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 acetone in your remover

Answers about Acetone After Dr.’s REMEDY got a shout-out in the Huffington Post for our Enriched 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 flammable liquid solvent used

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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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Summer Feet

Summertime 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 (and ears)

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At home Remedy: Do it yourself guide

At Home Remedy Are you still grappling with guilt and possible confusion after reading this month’s articles in The New York Times on labor practices and working conditions at nail salons? The doctors of Dr.’s REMEDY suggest learning how to do your own manicure and pedicure at home.

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Hydrating your nails

Are your nails Dying of Thirst? 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? 2. Are they brittle

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Dermatologists vs. Podiatrists

Derms And Podiatrists Go Toe To Toe In the Battle of the 'Nail-It-Alls' We all know that Podiatrists are the nail experts, but did you know that nail problems make up about 10% of all dermatological conditions? QUESTION: IS IT TRUE? FINGERNAILS

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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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Ingrown Nails

Cut It Out! Ingrown Nails 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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