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 […]
A heel spur forms on the back of the heel from calcium deposits but it is related to an arch condition called plantar fasciitis.
You don’t have to be playing sports all the time to be saddled with the terrible itchiness, redness, pain, and even oozing that can occur with an athlete’s foot infection. This condition can make your days (and nights) quite miserable indeed. The good news is that, since athlete’s foot is caused by fungal organisms, it […]
A variety of issues can cause pain on top of your feet. Fluid retention and swelling can make it difficult to wear shoes without discomfort while a variety of injuries and diseases like diabetes can also contribute to problems on the tops of your feet.
Custom orthotic shoe inserts are excellent for treating the pain and discomfort of many common foot and ankle conditions, without the need for surgery.
There are many bones, ligaments, tendons, and muscles that interact with the arch segments either directly or indirectly, giving multiple opportunities for arch pain to occur. Arch pain can often be treated easily with properly fitted footwear and custom orthotics, so see your foot doctor for relief.
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.
Your foot and ankle are made up of a multitude of bones, tendons, ligaments and other tissues which makes pain in the ankle one of the symptoms most frequently addressed by podiatrists. Even though you may not have a direct ankle injury, you can experience radiating pain and discomfort from injuries and diseases that occur […]
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 […]
Hammertoe is a condition that can cause the joints of your middle toes to bend in the shape of a hammer, which is how it got its name. Although your big toe is not susceptible to becoming bent in this manner, bunions can cause it to bend in other ways. The main cause of hammertoes […]