Aug 28

Gout

Gout, a complex type of arthritis, results from an accumulation of uric acid in the joints. The big toe joint is often affected by gout, probably due to ...

Aug 28

Freiberg’s Disease

Freiberg’s disease is a rare disorder of the foot’s metatarsal joints. The metatarsal bones run from the toes to the arch of the foot. With Freiberg’s disease, the ...

Aug 28

Charcot Foot

Charcot foot occurs when the foot bones weaken due to conditions such as arthritis and nerve damage. Diabetics who have neuropathy can suffer from Charcot foot. The weakened ...

Aug 28

Cancers and Growths

Cancers and Growths: To the surprise of many, the skin and bones of the foot can become inflicted with a variety of cancers, just like any other part ...

Aug 28

Arthritis

Arthritis is the inflammation of the joints, a condition that affects over 50 million Americans. Certain types of arthritis can be hereditary, and although the disease becomes more ...