While physical therapy is often used in the recovery from an injury or after a surgical procedure, it can also be used to alleviate the discomfort and pain of a variety of foot and ankle conditions and help prevent injuries from happening to begin with.
An ingrown toenail is a painful condition that is often caused by poor toenail cutting technique. When the sharp edge of the toenail grows into the tender skin on the side of the toe, it can cause pain, bleeding, and infection.
A large wart that develops on the bottom of your foot right where the ball or heel of your foot is located is called a plantar wart since it grows in the plantar fascia. The plantar fascia is the wide band of tissue that spans the bottom of your foot.
Your feet are composed of a multitude of bones with over thirty joints that can be adversely affected by arthritis.
While the majority of cancers and growths that appear on the feet are benign, some skin cancers are very aggressive and can spread to other parts of the body through your blood.