Dr. Richard Jacoby, D.P.M., graduated from the Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine. He completed his residency at Parkview Hospital, Philadelphia, specializing in foot and ankle surgery. Board certified by the American Board of Podiatric Foot and Ankle Surgeons, he is currently president of Valley Foot Surgeons in Scottsdale, Arizona. In addition, Dr. Jacoby is chairman of the board of Healthcare Networks of America.
Dr. Jacoby has been named the 2010 President of The Association of Extremity Nerve Surgeons.
Dr. Jacoby introduces himself and explains when nail discoloration is a sign of a more severe medical problem.
March 31, 2010 - 2:25pm
Dr. Jacoby explains the three most common reasons a nail will turn yellow.
March 31, 2010 - 2:17pm
Dr. Jacoby describes an ingrown toenail and recalls the most common cause.
March 31, 2010 - 2:10pm
Dr. Jacoby describes Beau's lines, or transverse lines on the nail, that can indicate a former systemic condition like a fever or trauma.
March 31, 2010 - 1:56pm
Dr. Jacoby describes vertical nail ridging, a common and benign nail condition.
March 31, 2010 - 1:48pm
Dr. Jacoby describes nail psoriasis, a very common condition that occurs when there is rapid cell turnover.
March 31, 2010 - 1:39pm
Dr. Jacoby shares what a woman should do if her nails routinely peel or split.
March 31, 2010 - 1:30pm
Dr. Jacoby describes nail lifting, as well as onychoschizia and onychomadesis.
March 31, 2010 - 1:21pm
Dr. Jacoby explains what a woman should do if she notices nail discoloration or a change in nail texture. He also describes the health consequences related to biting nails.
March 31, 2010 - 12:53pm
Dr. Jacoby discusses how medical management and surgical management for diabetic neuropathy differ and recalls the specialist that should be seen if a diabetic presents with circulation problems.
March 31, 2010 - 12:36pm
Dr. Jacoby describes the nail condition koilonychia and explains why nail changes can indicate a more serious health problem.
March 31, 2010 - 12:28pm
Dr. Jacoby explains if a toenail can re-grow once it has fallen off after an injury.
March 31, 2010 - 11:25am
Dr. Jacoby explains if it is necessary for a woman to stop exercising if one of her toenails falls off and shares if a fake nails can be used in its place.
March 31, 2010 - 11:11am
Dr. Jacoby shares how a diabetic patient can improve blood flow to lower extremities.
March 31, 2010 - 10:54am
Dr. Jacoby shares a successful experience about a woman with type 1 diabetes who almost lost her leg due to diabetic neuropathy.
March 31, 2010 - 10:44am
Dr. Jacoby describes the research he is conducting on diabetic neuropathy and shares the early findings.
March 31, 2010 - 10:26am
Dr. Jacoby recalls how much it costs to treat diabetic patients and explains how he has been able to prevent diabetic amputations.
March 31, 2010 - 10:16am
Dr. Jacoby shares the symptoms associated with bacterial nail infections and explains the medications and minor I&D procedure commonly used to treat this infection.
March 31, 2010 - 9:33am
Dr. Jacoby introduces himself and describes toenail fungus and its treatment.
December 4, 2009 - 1:17pm
Dr. Jacoby explains the causes of toenail fungus.
December 4, 2009 - 1:08pm
Dr. Jacoby shares how toenail fungus can be treated with laser therapy.
December 4, 2009 - 1:03pm
Dr. Jacoby shares how women can find a podiatrist that threats toenail fungus with laser therapy.
December 4, 2009 - 12:47pm
Dr. Jacob explains what women can do if treatments for their toenail fungus are not working.
December 4, 2009 - 12:28pm
Dr. Jacoby discusses if nail fungus is still of concern if it is not spreading.
December 4, 2009 - 12:20pm
Dr. Jacoby shares if a woman can visit her dermatologist in order to treat toenail fungus.
December 4, 2009 - 12:15pm
Dr. Jacoby describes bunions and explains what causes them.
December 4, 2009 - 11:44am
Dr. Jacoby discusses the diagnosis and treatment of bunions.
December 4, 2009 - 11:32am
Dr. Jacoby shares if women with bunions have to sacrifice shoe style for comfort?
December 4, 2009 - 11:25am
Dr. Jacoby explains how wearing high heeled shoes can affect a woman's health.
December 4, 2009 - 11:11am
Dr. Jacoby shares if women should wear shoes while exercising.
December 4, 2009 - 11:04am
Dr. Jacoby discusses what it can mean if a woman experiences pain in the arches of her feet.
December 4, 2009 - 10:42am
Dr. Jacoby explains neuropathy and how it relates to heel pain and diabetes.
December 4, 2009 - 10:27am
Dr. Jacoby describes Dellon decompression.
December 4, 2009 - 10:11am
Dr. Jacoby explains how a woman who is facing diabetic amputation can find a doctor who is qualified to perform Dellon decompression?
December 4, 2009 - 9:56am
Dr. Jacoby describes the Association of Extremity Nerve Surgeons and explains what they do.
December 4, 2009 - 9:44am
Dr. Jacoby describes the Scottsdale Neuropathy Institute.
December 4, 2009 - 9:32am
Dr. Jacoby discusses if women who go to nail salons are putting their health at risk.
December 4, 2009 - 9:21am