Entries by Jeffrey LaMour, DPM, PA

What Can Be Done for Hammertoe?

Does your second, third, or fourth toe have an unusual bend at the middle joint? If so, you may be suffering from a condition known as hammertoe. Unlike it sounds, hammertoe is not caused by dropping a heavy tool on your foot. Rather, it happens because something has caused an imbalance in the muscle or […]

3 Signs of a Granuloma  

A granuloma annulare in Pflugerville, TX is a type of rash that forms on the hands and feet. It’s characterized by a ring pattern and raised bumps along the skin, and it’s often a response to a change in the body. This could be anything from taking a new prescription medication to getting a bug […]

Can You Get Psoriasis on Your Feet?  

Psoriasis is an itchy skin condition that’s caused by an unusual amount of skin-cell buildup. This happens because skin cells multiply up to 10 times faster than normal in patients who have psoriasis. Most people think of areas such as the scalp, elbows, and knees when they hear the term “psoriasis.” In reality, however, this […]

Is Bunion Surgery Worth It?  

Bunion surgery is one of the treatment options that your podiatrist has available in order to take care of your bunions. Although bunion surgery is very common and bunions are very treatable, many people shy away, thinking that they might as well just go on living with their bunion pain. But if you’ve ever considered […]

Tips for Treating Calluses at Home and When To Call a Podiatrist

While performing weight-bearing activities (e.g., walking), the feet are exposed to a tremendous amount of friction and pressure. Certain areas of the foot bear more weight than others do, which makes these areas susceptible to the development of calluses. At his offices in Pflugerville and Austin, Texas, podiatrist Dr. Jeffery LaMour treats calluses. What Is […]