Category: Arthritis

How To Prevent Fungal Toenails

Fungal toenail infections are caused by the microscopic fungi that thrive in the warm, wet conditions found in your footwear. The same fungi that cause athlete’s foot infection also cause fungal toenail infections which is why athletes often suffer with fungal toenails. However, the condition can happen in anyone. Most people don’t even realize that […]

Arthritis Often Affects Your Feet First

Arthritis is the name given to a variety of conditions that erode the lining of your joints, causing inflammation and pain as bones rub against each other. While arthritic conditions eventually affect the back, neck, hips, and knees, it is frequently first diagnosed in the hands, feet, and ankles. See your foot doctor at the […]

Arthritis Pain and Your Feet

May is National Arthritis Awareness Month, which is the perfect opportunity to learn about the leading cause of disability and condition that affects over 50 million adults in the United States each year. Arthritis is actually a word used to describe the many types of joint pain and diseases that exist. Since the foot has […]