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.