When we think about football injuries, concussions seem to always be the first to come to mind. Football players wear helmets to protect them from getting concussions. At the other end of the body, we have the very vulnerable feet and ankles. There’s no helmet-type protection from the foot and … [Read more...]
Sun Exposure and Your Feet: Don’t Forget the Sunscreen
When the days start to get sunny and the out-of-doors beckons, the shelves at the local pharmacy start filling up with the latest selections of sunscreen. We buy them up by the armfuls and commence applying some level of promised protection to our faces, arms, hands, backs, and legs. But what … [Read more...]
Summer Sandals Expose Your Toes…AND Your Toenail Fungus
There’s Spring, and then there’s Summer. It will be here before you know it. If you have neglected your toenail fungus because your toes have been out-of-sight-out-of-mind inside those heavy socks and closed-in cold weather shoes, you still have time to get your tootsies in summertime sandal … [Read more...]
Gout Control May Be As Simple As Mouth Control
Gout, or gouty arthritis, is a painful form of arthritis characterized by sudden burning, stiffness, inflammation, and swelling. It happens when a build-up of uric acid in the blood causes crystals to form and deposit around a joint, usually a big toe. One reason why your blood might have high … [Read more...]
Cracked Heels “Sole-Utions”
The sandals and flip flips that exposed your feet to the sand and sun are making their way to the shoe closets. It’s time to get your feet ready for colder weather. So let’s talk about your heels, specifically, your cracked heels. Cracked heels are the result of dry or thickened skin that has lost … [Read more...]
PinPointe™ Footlaser™: A 21st Century Remedy for an Ages-Old Problem
The PinPointe™ Footlaser™ is the first fully FDA-cleared laser for the treatment of toenail fungus. While there are other treatment options available to those suffering from toenail fungus, there are solid reasons for choosing PinPointe™ Footlaser™ treatment. PinPointe™ Footlaser™ treatment… is … [Read more...]
Pedicures, Nail Infections, and Nail Injuries… Oh My!
At Jacksonville Foot and Laser, Dr. Burmeister and his staff routinely deal with nail infections and nail injuries. In many cases, the infection can be due to a visit to a nail salon. What would otherwise be a relaxing treat sometimes becomes a nightmare. You can avoid infections and injuries by … [Read more...]
Walking or Running – How to Keep Your Feet Happy
Interestingly, the current American Heart Association/American College of Sports Medicine standards call for able-bodied adults to do moderate-intensity exercise (such as brisk walking) for at least 30 minutes on five days each week or intense aerobic exercise (such as running) for at least 20 … [Read more...]
What is the PinPointe™ Footlaser?
PinPointe™ FootLaser is an FDA approved product and alternative procedure for those patients suffering from Onychomycosis (nail fungus). It offers an easy and convenient procedure that helps turn discolored and disfigured nails into clearer, healthier looking nails. PinPointe™ FootLaser treats nail … [Read more...]
Dr. Jeffrey L. Burmeister at Jacksonville Foot & Laser Celebrates 25 Year!
Jacksonville, FL – January 27, 2014 – To celebrate 25 years in business, Dr. Jeffrey Burmeister at Jacksonville Foot & Laser invites you to schedule an appointment at 2762 Dunn Avenues, Jacksonville, FL 32218 for all of your foot care needs! When it comes to the newest advancements in … [Read more...]