What’s more painful and bothersome than an ingrown toenail? If you’re the active type, and maybe even if you’re not, they cause a significant amount of distress and irritation. It seems like all you can think about is that annoying ingrown toenail.
Fortunately, you can significantly reduce [...] Read More
How to Keep Your Feet Safe at the Beach This Summer
Warm beach weather is coming soon. But, don’t forget the safety of your feet! Beer bottles, aluminum cans, and all sorts of other clutter routinely get left on the beach.
That can spell disaster for your feet. And it could even be worse if you already have diabetes or an immune system [...] Read More
Charcot-Marie-Tooth: A Possible Cause of Numbness and Weakness In Your Legs
Do you have high arches in your feet? What about numbness or weakness in your legs?
You could have a somewhat common condition called “Charcot-Marie-Tooth” (CMT).
What is CMT?
About 2.8 million people worldwide have CMT. So that makes it somewhat common. It’s not very common, but [...] Read More
Cryotherapy: Healthy or Hype?
You may have heard some of the public chatter recently about “cryotherapy.” But here’s the problem: there’s absolutely zero scientific proof it works.
For what it’s worth, some celebrities, like Lindsay Lohan, believe it works. But, that doesn’t mean you should believe in it at [...] Read More
The 3 Most Important Things to Know About Pediatric Bunions
You normally think of bunions as something middle-aged people have. But, they affect children and teens too. Surprisingly, podiatrists see a surprising number of parents concerned with bunions their children have.
The first thing to know is that bunions are not normal in children. While [...] Read More
What You Need to Know about Puncture Wounds To Your Feet
Ever step on a nail, or other sharp object? Has anyone in your family ever experienced a puncture wound to one of their feet?
Accidents happen, and sometimes they involve great pain. However, many puncture wounds are much more serious than patients believe at first. In fact, some can [...] Read More
New Cartiva SCI Treatment Relieves Big Toe Joint Pain Without Disruption to Your Daily Routine
Hallux rigidus describes a condition where your big toe becomes painful and stiff. This is due to arthritis. For disorders that affect your big toe, it’s the second most common overall (behind bunions), while it’s the most common arthritic condition affecting your big toe.
To date, experts [...] Read More
Why Not to Buy Athletic Shoes Because of Brand or Style
When you buy athletic shoes for yourself or your son or daughter, what’s the first thing that goes off in your mind?
Usually, you think about all the cool brands you can get. Certain brands like Nike, Fila, Adidas, Reebok, and maybe your other personal favorites always seem to have the [...] Read More
Should You Seek Surgery or Conservative Treatment for an Achilles Tendon Rupture?
You have one of the most painful injuries possible: an achilles tendon rupture. Frequently, it happens to middle-aged men who engage in inconsistent rigorous exercise. They often describe the pain as someone “kicking them.”
Regardless of how it happens, an achilles tendon rupture causes [...] Read More
Sharp, Zinging Pain or Burning in Your Feet?
Do you experience unusual sharp, zinging pain or burning in your feet? Many Americans do.
What could be causing that?
It could actually be a number of things. Learn about some of the possible causes so you can find relief:
Generically, “neuropathy” is a burning [...] Read More
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