How Physical Therapy Can Help Your Feet

Physical therapy is often thought by many people to be most effective after surgery or during recovery from an accident. However, there are many ways that physical therapy protocols can be added to regular health and exercise regimens rather than just in severe situations. The correct use of stretching and flexibility exercises can mitigate and […]

Toenail Fungus is Among Us

Fungal toenail infections can spread more rapidly in warmer temperatures, but the necessary conditions for fungal and bacterial growth on your feet are present year-round. You always have to be proactive to limit your contact with these nasty little critters. When the fungi invade the area under your toenails, they have found a happy home […]

How To Treat a Stubbed Toe

Stubbing your toe is often quite a startling and painful experience, since the toes have a limited amount of cushioning tissue to insulate them from any shock and they also have a large number of nerve endings that transmit the sensation of pain to your brain. Oftentimes, a stubbed toe can be very painful without […]

How To Treat and Avoid Ingrown Toenails

An ingrown toenail is one of the most common conditions seen by podiatrists. The condition often affects the big toe, but your other toes may be similarly affected. While the origin of this condition is possibly hereditary, it is often exacerbated by wearing tight-fitting shoes, improper cutting of the toenails, and fungal nail infections. A […]

Treating and Preventing Heel Pain

A frequent culprit that is responsible for causing heel pain is plantar fasciitis. This condition is very common among competitive athletes, weekend warriors, and for the multitudes who spend hours on their feet all day working including landscapers, teachers, and delivery personnel. One of the most effective methods for treating heel pain is to instigate […]