Among the most common toenail problems seen by foot doctors are ingrown and fungal toenails
Debilitating foot and ankle damage caused by arthritis can be slowed with proper diet and exercise and by wearing properly fitted shoes with custom orthotics.
September is Falls Prevention Awareness Month and maintaining foot and ankle strength is vital to prevent a fall.
The metatarsal bones are the slender and rather fragile bones that form your toes. Your toes are under an enormous amount of pressure during sporting activities and exercise and even from just standing and walking. When the tissues and structures that form the toes become excessively inflamed it can cause severe nerve-related pain and discomfort […]
Many different conditions can contribute to swelling in the feet and ankles and it is often an indication of a serious problem, but it could also happen from just sitting still in one place for too long such as during a long plane, bus, or boat trip. Try to get up and move around several […]
The increase in blood glucose levels that accompanies diabetes may cause nerve damage in the extremities.
If your arches are fallen, you won’t see any gap in the middle of the footprint.
Losing feeling in your feet can be caused by many different conditions, some as simple as poor blood circulation. Other causes may not be as obvious.
A bunion causes a bulging bump on the joint of your largest toe and pushes the big toe into the other toes with considerable force. This can cause blisters and overlapping toe problems, among other issues.
A heel spur forms on the back of the heel from calcium deposits but it is related to an arch condition called plantar fasciitis.