Skin Conditions Archives - Kevin J. Powers, DPM
28 September 2016
If you haven’t already started doing so, it’s about time to start thinking about the upcoming Halloween holiday. For various reasons—like parties and taking children trick-or-treating—you might dress up to celebrate with friends and families. No matter your costume of choice, you don’t want to experience pain and discomfort... Read more
23 September 2016
We had some fun in our last blog discussing some of the “treatments” people have tried in the past to cure their plantar warts. While “wart whispering” and rubbing snails against your feet have thankfully faded into obscurity, it’s time to get serious. What plantar wart treatments
actually... Read more
14 September 2016
As long as people have had warts, they have come up with all kinds of crazy reasons why these bumps have appeared or vanished on their skin. Whether plantar warts on the feet
or anywhere else,... Read more
13 July 2016
Yes, we know that the “Keep Calm” meme has been overused by now. You can find fake posters telling you to keep calm while doing everything from eating chocolate to killing zombies. But when we say to keep calm to prevent stress fractures, we’re actually providing some real advice.
The... Read more
19 April 2016
Before you know it, the weather’s going to heat up and it’ll be time to hit the community pools!
If you do get a chance to hit a public pool this year, it’s worth taking a moment to think about what you can do to prevent athlete’s foot while you’re... Read more
12 April 2016
Live from our studios in beautiful Bloomington, Indiana, it’s the new quiz sensation everyone is itching to play! Don your shower shoes and break out the calamine lotion, it’s time for: Name! That! Rash!
Well, maybe the name of the show needs some work. The truth still stands that rashes... Read more
16 March 2016
Everyone generally agrees that things are much more pleasant when they’re running smoothly. Abrasiveness is a hard thing to endure for a long time, and we only need to look to the current election cycle for evidence. You’re likely not running for office, but you are running around town.... Read more
23 February 2016
When considering the tools humanity has mastered over its existence, those made of stone rank among the first we likely mastered. However, that doesn’t mean there aren’t still some things we can learn about using them, especially when it comes to a special type like pumice. It might not... Read more
16 February 2016
Time for a quick English lesson—wait, don’t go! It’ll be fun! You might have heard people say not to “get callous” over something. Does that mean not to grow a nasty, thick patch of skin? Not quite. That’s a callus. See the difference?
“Callous”—with an “o”—is a related word to... Read more
27 October 2015
It’s time for Bloomington to get ready for Halloween! After getting in the mood with the Festival of Ghost Stories Oct. 30, you can go out with your little ones on Oct. 31 to bring home a candy haul. If you’ve developed a bump on your foot that isn’t... Read more