Jan 15

Do I Need Hammertoe Surgery?

Hammertoe is a contracture – a tightening of the joint in any of the smaller toes – that causes it to bend unnaturally. The bending leads to malformation ...

Dec 15

How Do You Get Rid of Bunions?

Bunions, also referred to as hallux valgus, are painful bumps that develop on the joint of the big toe. Bunions increase in size and discomfort over time and ...

Nov 15

Heel Pain Treatment

This time of year, you might be on your feet more than usual as you entertain holiday guests, prepare extravagant meals, and spend extra time shopping. If your ...

Oct 15

What Causes Fungus Nails?

Fungus nails are most commonly caused by a fungus called dermatophyte, which is a type of fungus that consumes keratin (what fingernails and toenails are made of). Other ...

Sep 15

How Long Does It Take for a Sprained Ankle to Heal?

There are four major ligaments in the ankle that are used to stabilize and support the joint. When one of those ligaments is injured from twisting, bending, or ...

Aug 26

Treatment of Ingrown Toenails

What antibiotics treat ingrown toenails? Ingrown toenails do not require antibiotics unless they have become infected. After infection, your doctor will advise you on the best antibiotic and ...

Jul 19

How to Determine My Child Has Flat Feet

What is Pediatric Flat Foot? Flatfoot is a condition that can affect children and adults. In children, the arch of the foot shrinks or even vanishes when standing. ...

Jun 14

How To Prevent Toenail Fungus

What is Toenail Fungus & Its Causes? Toenail fungus is a localized infection of one or more toenails caused by fungal organisms. The most common of these is ...

May 13

How Long Does a Neuroma Take to Heal?

What is a Neuroma? A neuroma, also referred to as Morton’s neuroma is a non-cancerous but unwanted growth of nerve tissue in the foot. It is usually positioned ...

Apr 11

What Are Signs of Plantar Warts?

Plantar warts are growths that usually don’t cause any serious problems. However, they can cause discomfort in some cases. What Are Symptoms of Plantar Warts? Plantar warts are ...

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