Your feet can swell up from a variety of causes ranging from just sitting in one place for too long without moving (such as during a long bus, train, or plane trip) to a severe ankle injury like an ankle sprain. Even a minor ankle sprain can cause severe swelling. If you are experiencing swelling […]
Why Does the Ball of My Foot Hurt?
Having pain and discomfort in the ball of the foot can be caused by a variety of conditions, with sesamoiditis being one of the most common.
The 2 Types of Flat Feet
You can determine if you have flat feet by wetting your feet and then standing on a flat, dry surface. If the imprint of your foot is dry in the middle, then you probably have a good arch. If the entire foot falls flat on the floor then you have flat feet and should see […]
3 Tips for Preventing Toenail Fungus
Symptoms of a fungal toenail infection include altered toenail shape, with the nail becoming thickened and brittle. The color will turn yellow or gray and perhaps the worst symptom is the unpleasant odor caused by the fungi as they feed on your skin and sweat. Fortunately, with some simple tips, you can avoid microbial infections […]