Category: Common Foot Conditions

Hidden Plantar Warts

Plantar warts grow into the skin on the bottom of your foot and often the only sign that they are there is a painful spot that hurts when you walk on it. The skin over the area may look slightly darker or lighter, but the sharp burning pain upon weight bearing is often the major […]

Tarsal Tunnel Treatment

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition with which many people are familiar that affects the nerves in the wrist creating a burning and numbing sensation. There is a corresponding condition that affects the feet known as tarsal tunnel syndrome. The tarsal tunnel is located adjacent to the ankle bones on the interior side. It is […]

Treating Toenail Fungus

If any of your toenails have a dull, yellowish hue, and appear rough and thicker than the other nails, then it is possible that you have a toenail fungus infection. Sometimes this infection is accompanied by an odd smell. The fungi that cause this infection love the warm, moist environment that is found inside your […]

How to Prevent Running Injuries

While running is a wonderfully easy activity to get you out there and exercising, there are a variety of injuries that frequently affect runners. Many of these can easily be avoided with some proper care and precautions. Common running injuries such as plantar fasciitis, Achilles tendonitis, and shin splints can be caused by the inherent […]

Treating Foot Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition that can affect your feet. It is thought to be the result of an overactive immune response and can cause severely inflamed, itchy skin and brittle toenails. As the skin cells continue to grow abnormally fast, other symptoms may include cracking and bleeding, pain, redness, and dry, flaky scales. […]

Moore Balance Brace Prevents Falls

Many people struggle with balance issues as they get older, and preventing falls is one of the most important ways to avoid a frightening injury or even death. Ankle instability, arthritis, peripheral neuropathy, and medication issues are just some of the problems that can lead to falls and contribute to a permanent disability, especially in […]

Plantar Fasciitis Problems

If you have pain in your heel when you first put weight on your foot in the morning or after a long time sitting in one place, you may have a condition called plantar fasciitis. It is caused by an inflammation of the connective tissue that runs across the bottom of your foot and up […]

Poor Foot Nutrition

Many diseases that affect the feet and ankles are caused by inflammation of the tissue, bones, ligaments, and tendons. This reaction can be exacerbated when certain foods are included in your diet, increasing the likelihood of developing inflammatory conditions such as plantar fasciitis, heel spurs, arch pain, and arthritis.   Some foods that can contribute […]

Barefoot Babies

Child development experts recommend that babies go barefoot when they are first learning to walk. The feet of an infant are growing rapidly, and slowly convert from soft cartilage to bone over time. While the feet are in this flexible stage, walking barefoot helps to increase the strength and flexibility of the arches, ligaments, muscles […]

Flat Feet Facts

When the whole sole of your foot comes into contact with the ground when you walk or stand, then you have flat feet. This foot abnormality is also known as fallen arches. By wetting your feet and then standing on a flat surface you can see if your arches fall all the way to the […]