Bunions are a toe deformity that is thought to be inherited, but it can be exacerbated by many factors. Bunions tend to worsen over time, so it is best to see your foot doctor at the beginning stages when they are easier to treat.
Stress or hairline fractures frequently affect athletes and runners and dancers due to all the repetitive pressure encountered. They can also occur when a less active person suddenly decides to begin an exercise program too rapidly.
Fungal toenail infections can be ugly, painful, and smelly. Since a fungal toenail infection predominantly occurs underneath the nail, it can be difficult to treat the infection completely and prevent it from coming back.
A main cause of injury in people over 65 is from falling, so knowing how to reduce the likelihood of falling is essential to staying healthy and active as you get older.
Your heels hit the ground first with nearly every step you take and they do an excellent job of absorbing the stress and pressure from your full body weight. But sometimes it’s just all too much to absorb, and an injury occurs often causing severe and debilitating heel pain. Some common causes of heel pain […]