Discolored Nails

Greetings, this is Doctor Nathan Lucas. I’m a podiatrist in Memphis, and I would like to talk to you today about discolored nails. Some people may think at the first sign of a discolored and thickened toenail that they have contracted fungal nail. While it could very well be the case, not every discolored toenail [...]

Inaction is Not an Option

Some people live by the motto, “If I ignore it, maybe it will go away.”  However, such a notion can be dangerous when it comes to afflictions of the foot. I’m Doctor Nathan Lucas, a podiatrist in Memphis, and I want to encourage you not to wait for your pains to heal themselves. A number [...]

Osteoporosis and Foot Fractures

Hi, I’m Doctor Nathan Lucas, and I’m a foot doctor in Memphis. I would like to talk to you today about the correlation between osteoporosis and foot fractures. Osteoporosis greatly increases an individual’s chances of fracturing or breaking one of the 26 bones in their feet. Because bones are weaker, a fall or a sudden [...]