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Dr. Sharkey, a Wisconsin native, came to North Austin Foot & Ankle Institute after working in the Chicago suburbs for five years. She looks forward to continuing North Austin Foot & Ankle Institute's mission of providing first-rate solutions and five-star care for all foot and ankle concerns.

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Education

  • DPM: Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science

  • BS in Kinesiology: University of Wisconsin-Madison

  • Residency in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery: Saint Joseph Hospital/Chicago, IL

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Anne Sharkey, DPM

5 months ago

Videos

Plantar Fasciitis – Overview

Today, I’m going to provide education on plantar fasciitis. Plantar fasciitis is a common condition affecting approximately 2 million adults every year. Adults aged 40 to 60 are most commonly affected. Plantar fasciitis is an...

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Anne Sharkey, DPM

5 months ago

Videos

Toenail Fungus – Treatment

Treatment options ranging from monitoring to over the counter treatments to prescription medications and nail surgery may be considered in the treatment of nail fungus. Over the counter topical solutions, creams and ointments, may be...

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Anne Sharkey, DPM

5 months ago

Videos

Toenail Fungus – Evaluation, Causes, Risk Factors

If you have tried and failed over the counter treatments, and your nail fungus continues to be present, is causing pain or difficulty wearing shoes, or you notice that it is spreading, it is recommended...

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Anne Sharkey, DPM

5 months ago

Videos

Toenail Fungus – Complications and Treatment

Complications associated with fungal toenails. Toenail fungus can infect skin and cause athlete’s foot or tineapedis. Ingrown toenails can occur as a result of the presence of toenail fungus due to increased pressure between the...

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Anne Sharkey, DPM

5 months ago

Videos

Plantar Fasciitis – Symptoms

Fascial pain is typically described as a sharp pain located at the bottom of the foot around the heel. Pain is present and often worse with first steps out of bed in the morning. And...

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Anne Sharkey, DPM

5 months ago

Videos

Bunion – Overview and Symptoms

A bunion, also referred to as hallux valgus or hallux abducto valgus, is commonly thought of as a bump on the side of the big toe. A bunion is so much more than just a...

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Anne Sharkey, DPM

5 months ago

Videos

Plantar Fasciitis – Causes, Risk Factors

What are the causes of plantar fasciitis? The plantar fascia, which is a bowstring shaped support of the arch, functions to absorb the stress and shock of our feet with activity. With excess tension and...

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Anne Sharkey, DPM

5 months ago

Videos

Ingrown Toenail – Treatments

If you suspect you have ingrown toenail and want to attend to treatment at home, you may try warm water, foot soaks with Epsom salt and gentle massage of the area. Please refrain from trying...

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Anne Sharkey, DPM

5 months ago

Videos

Fungal Toenail – Overview and Symptoms

Onychomycosis is a fungal infection of the nail plate. Onychomycosis affects five to 15% of the United States population. Individuals with diabetes are four to five times more likely to have onychomycosis. The incidents of...

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Anne Sharkey, DPM

5 months ago

Videos

Fungal Toenail – Causes, Risk Factors, When to Seek a Doctor

If you have tried and failed over the counter treatments and your nail fungus continues to be present is causing pain or difficulty wearing shoes, or you noticed that it is spreading, it is recommended...

Watch and Share
Anne Sharkey, DPM

5 months ago

Videos

Bunion – Treatment

All bunions do not require treatment. For those with bunions desiring treatment, there are both nonsurgical and surgical treatment options available while non-surgical treatments cannot reverse the bunion. They can be useful in symptom management....

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Anne Sharkey, DPM

5 months ago

Videos

Bunion – Causes, Risk Factors, Complications

What are the causes of bunion deformity? Bunions are a progressive deformity commonly thought of as just a bump. Bunions are so much more, bunions are actually complex tri planar deformities caused by an unstable...

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Anne Sharkey, DPM

5 months ago

Videos

Ingrown Toenail – Overview

Ingrown toenails are a common problem seen, primarily affecting the great toe, and ingrown toenail can occur both due to overgrown toe skin or when a border of the nail plate pierces the adjacent soft...

Watch and Share
Anne Sharkey, DPM

5 months ago

Videos

Plantar Fasciitis – Overview

Today, I’m going to provide education on plantar fasciitis. Plantar fasciitis is a common condition affecting approximately 2 million adults every year. Adults aged 40 to 60 are most commonly affected. Plantar fasciitis is an...

Watch and Share
Anne Sharkey, DPM

5 months ago

Videos

Toenail Fungus – Treatment

Treatment options ranging from monitoring to over the counter treatments to prescription medications and nail surgery may be considered in the treatment of nail fungus. Over the counter topical solutions, creams and ointments, may be...

Watch and Share
Anne Sharkey, DPM

5 months ago

Videos

Toenail Fungus – Evaluation, Causes, Risk Factors

If you have tried and failed over the counter treatments, and your nail fungus continues to be present, is causing pain or difficulty wearing shoes, or you notice that it is spreading, it is recommended...

Watch and Share
Anne Sharkey, DPM

5 months ago

Videos

Toenail Fungus – Complications and Treatment

Complications associated with fungal toenails. Toenail fungus can infect skin and cause athlete’s foot or tineapedis. Ingrown toenails can occur as a result of the presence of toenail fungus due to increased pressure between the...

Watch and Share
Anne Sharkey, DPM

5 months ago

Videos

Plantar Fasciitis – Symptoms

Fascial pain is typically described as a sharp pain located at the bottom of the foot around the heel. Pain is present and often worse with first steps out of bed in the morning. And...

Watch and Share
Anne Sharkey, DPM

5 months ago

Videos

Bunion – Overview and Symptoms

A bunion, also referred to as hallux valgus or hallux abducto valgus, is commonly thought of as a bump on the side of the big toe. A bunion is so much more than just a...

Watch and Share
Anne Sharkey, DPM

5 months ago

Videos

Plantar Fasciitis – Causes, Risk Factors

What are the causes of plantar fasciitis? The plantar fascia, which is a bowstring shaped support of the arch, functions to absorb the stress and shock of our feet with activity. With excess tension and...

Watch and Share
Anne Sharkey, DPM

5 months ago

Videos

Ingrown Toenail – Treatments

If you suspect you have ingrown toenail and want to attend to treatment at home, you may try warm water, foot soaks with Epsom salt and gentle massage of the area. Please refrain from trying...

Watch and Share
Anne Sharkey, DPM

5 months ago

Videos

Fungal Toenail – Overview and Symptoms

Onychomycosis is a fungal infection of the nail plate. Onychomycosis affects five to 15% of the United States population. Individuals with diabetes are four to five times more likely to have onychomycosis. The incidents of...

Watch and Share
Anne Sharkey, DPM

5 months ago

Videos

Fungal Toenail – Causes, Risk Factors, When to Seek a Doctor

If you have tried and failed over the counter treatments and your nail fungus continues to be present is causing pain or difficulty wearing shoes, or you noticed that it is spreading, it is recommended...

Watch and Share
Anne Sharkey, DPM

5 months ago

Videos

Bunion – Treatment

All bunions do not require treatment. For those with bunions desiring treatment, there are both nonsurgical and surgical treatment options available while non-surgical treatments cannot reverse the bunion. They can be useful in symptom management....

Watch and Share
Anne Sharkey, DPM

5 months ago

Videos

Bunion – Causes, Risk Factors, Complications

What are the causes of bunion deformity? Bunions are a progressive deformity commonly thought of as just a bump. Bunions are so much more, bunions are actually complex tri planar deformities caused by an unstable...

Watch and Share
Anne Sharkey, DPM

5 months ago

Videos

Ingrown Toenail – Overview

Ingrown toenails are a common problem seen, primarily affecting the great toe, and ingrown toenail can occur both due to overgrown toe skin or when a border of the nail plate pierces the adjacent soft...

Watch and Share
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