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Patient Education




23 Spring Street, Suite B 
Scarborough, Maine 04074 


O-207-774-0028   F-207-774-0063


Dr. Kurlanski and her staff believe that informed patients are better equipped to make decisions regarding their health and well being. For your personal use, we have created an extensive patient library covering an array of educational topics. Browse through these diagnoses and treatments to learn more about topics of interest to you. For a more comprehensive search of our entire Web site, enter your term(s) in the search bar provided.

As always, you can contact our office to answer any questions or concerns.

Runner's Guide to Heel Pain

Frequently Asked Questions



Heel Pain

First Aid Kit Essentials for Foot and Ankle Emergencies


Wound Atlas  pictures of various wounds Dr. Kurlanski regularly treats.  A must see if you are diabetic.

Podiatric Dermatology    common and uncommon skin conditions, we are currently in the process of adding more pictures.

Foot and Ankle Health Associations

American Podiatric Medical Association
American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons Patient Education Site
American Diabetes Association
American Academy of Sports Medicine

American College of Foot and Ankle Orthopedics and Medicine
Maine Podiatric Medical Association

Peripheral Neuropathy

Diabetic Foot Ulcers



Dr. Comfort Shoes
Insolia high heel inserts




Local Links - Greater Portland Area

Maine Running Company.
Maine Medical Center
Mercy Hospital Wound Healing Center
Mercy Hospital
Martins Point Healthcare
 Hanger Prosthetic and Orthotics   - Maine Community Health Options


Vein Health Center 






Search Results
Ingrown Nails
Painful ingrown nails

The Pressure Is On
... There are many problems that can aff ect toenails, including black nails, ingrown nails, fungal nails, and thickened nails,and a professional diagnosis is imperative in order to begin the correcttreatment plan...

A Sharp Corner - Ingrown Nails A sharp corner of a toenail that pushes into the skin at the side or the end of the toe is referred to as an ingrown toenail, or onychocryptosis...

Ingrown Nails 2
Ingrown nails are nails whose corners or sides dig painfully into the skin, often causing infection...

Possible Causes of Your Ingrown Nail
...Common causes of ingrown nails include: Improper nail trimming – Many cases are caused by people rounding off their nails or clipping them too short...

Ingrown Toenails
... Preventing Ingrown Nails Prevention is much better than having to treat a condition, especially when the steps are relatively easy and straightforward...

How You Can Prevent Ingrown Nails
...Prevention is always better than dealing with a bad situation, which is why we want you to know how to prevent ingrown nails...

Home Treatment for Ingrown Nails
...They can be helpful in preventing ingrown nails from developing...

Removing Your Ingrown Nail
... Ingrown nails can develop due to several different causes...

What to Expect From Ingrown Toenail Removal
...When it comes to ingrown nails, we may have to remove the affected toenail to provide the relief you need...