An ingrown toenail is quite common and will occur when the corner of a nail grows into your skin. The result is pain, swelling, or an infection that can lead to more significant issues. If you have diabetes, you will have to be especially careful as you are at a greater risk of complications than […]
Our feet are often neglected, but they shouldn’t be. Ignoring your feet can cause you to miss tell-tale signs of infection and critical issues. Luckily, you can save your feet from these issues by adopting small changes. How to Keep Your Feet at Their Best Give your feet a thorough examination. When you look over […]
You may experience pain, rubbing, or even feel like your feet are on fire when you walk. If this is the case, using custom orthotics will change the way you walk, the way you feel, and help with your pain. Don’t reach for market brands that don’t know your feet. Instead, trust that a podiatrist […]
Once an ingrown toenail gets started it can be extremely painful and debilitating as the nail digs into the soft skin on your toes. Fortunately, with some easy steps, you can prevent ingrown toenails from starting in the first place.
As you get older, all those years of walking, running, working, and dancing start to catch up to your feet and you experience more frequent and severe foot and ankle pain. You are also more likely to suffer from diseases like arthritis. Seeing your foot doctor more often as you age will help mitigate the […]
The bunion toe deformity is one that tends to develop slowly and they often don’t cause pain or discomfort in the beginning. As the big toe bends into the other toes unchecked, a variety of conditions can soon follow. See your foot doctor at the first signs of big toe movement to get started on […]
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 […]
Among the most common toenail problems seen by foot doctors are ingrown and fungal toenails
Ingrown toenails can be partly inherited, but you can decrease your chances of developing this painful condition.