CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Sandal season exposes feet to a host of bacteria and fungus, and men,
"It's not uncommon for men to disregard their foot health until they're experiencing severe pain," says Cunha, a foot and ankle surgeon who has been featured in national publications, including Reader's Digest, Health, Martha Stewart Living and POPSUGAR. "The issue with neglecting your feet is it could lead to more serious issues that could impact the rest of your body. Some actions could even be harmful to others, because they are highly contagious."
Dr. Cunha, founder of Gotham Footcare in Manhattan, says the most common conditions that could be prevented with proper hygiene include:
Here are Dr. Cunha's top 5 tips:
If you ever notice yellow, brown or thickened nails, an ingrown toenail, pain and swelling around the big toe or discomfort while walking, Dr. Cunha says you should see a podiatrist.
"It's not uncommon for male patients to attempt 'bathroom surgery,'" says Dr. Cunha, "but this often causes more serious infection and rarely solves the underlying issue."
About Dr. Miguel Cunha
Dr. Miguel Cunha, founder of Gotham Footcare, and a leading podiatrist in Manhattan, is a highly trained and skilled foot and ankle surgeon with experience treating a wide array of foot and ankle conditions from minor problems to complex reconstructive foot and ankle surgery. Dr. Cunha takes pride in having a genuine interest in each and every one of his patients while providing them the utmost compassion and exceptional care. Dr. Cunha, is currently on staff at Devonshire Ambulatory surgery Center, Gramercy Surgery center, and Center for Specialty Care in Midtown Manhattan. Dr. Cunha is a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association as well as an associate of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.
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