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We would like to give a special Thanks to all the people who donated to Toys for Tots and Food Pantry. At Community Foot Care we are always looking for ways to show our appreciation to the community. Thank you for helping us in our effort to help those around us. We were able to collect several barrels of food and several boxes of toys! This is a great deal of food and toys for the community. In these times we have to do all we can to help the community. Thank you for your continued support! Community Foot Care Associates

Cantharone Wart Treatment

Cantharone is a wart treatment that we are currently using at Community Foot Care to treat plantar warts. Warts are skin growths caused by viruses. Warts can grow on any part of the body and their appearance depends primarily on their location. Foot Warts are usually on the soles of the feet and are called plantar warts. Most plantar warts do not stick out above the surface like common warts because the pressure of walking flattens them and pushes them back into the skin. Plantar warts usually appear as thick spot of skin. The normal actions of these medications is to form a blister underneath the wart. This occurs within 24 hours of application. The blister formation kills the wart by cutting off its blood supply. Occasionally, there may be some blood in the blister fluid, this should not be alarming. The blister may also itch. Once this Cantharone treatment is applied you should expect: After 4 hours: mild discomfort may occur. Blister should occur after 24 hours.

Diabetic Recipe

Sugar Free Christmas Cookies These cookies are as good as regular cookies but much better for you, because they are sugar free, low in calories and carbohydrates. You can make them into pattern cookies or any color variety you like. We love how easy they are too! Ingredients: ½ cup shortening 3 tablespoons Equal (sugar substitute) 1 egg Several Drops of food coloring (color optional and color of choice) 2 ½ cups flour ½ teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons baking powder ½ cup skim milk 2 teaspoons water 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Directions: 1. Cream Shortening, add sweetener, egg and food coloring (if desired); beat very well. 2. In a separate bowl combine dry ingredients, add the milk, vanilla, and water. Add flour mixture and stir well. 3. Chill dough 2 to 4 hours 4. Preheat oven to 325°F. 5. Roll out 1/8 inch thick and cut the cookies into desired shapes. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes. 6. Cool. 7. Enjoy 8. Keep them fresh by storing in an air tight container. Cookies can be frozen

Winter Boot Blues

Get your feet ready for winter, by purchasing boots to suite not only your style, but your foot comfort. Boots need to be comfortable; although many women admit they would rather be fashionable than comfortable. This can be settled by finding stylish boots that are not dangerous to your feet.  Don’t go for pointy stilettos, they may be the “fashion” but they are proven to cause bunions, hammertoes and ingrown toenails.  Look for a boot that is not flat, but are less than 2 inches tall.  Take your socks with you, and try on boots at the end of the day (to allow your feet to swell fully) and wear the socks or hosiery you plan to wear with the boots while you try them on.  Try a boot with a wider heel to give your ankles more support.  Select a boot with a rubber sole to provide protection.  Remember most fashion boots are not made for snow.  Buy leather boots. Leather over a synthetic material absorbs the best. Feet tend to sweat when they are closed in a boot, leather is ab