• Choosing Work Footwear That Works
    Here are a few tips on finding the perfect fit in your work boots or work shoes. First, the shoe/boot should be snug, but not tight. The back of the shoe or Read more
  • Athlete’s Foot 101
    Tinea Pedis,  more commonly known as athlete’s foot, is a fungal infection that affects the feet and toes. The fungi that cause athlete’s foot thrive in warm and moist environments. The condition is very Read more
  • Corns on Pinky Toes
    Corns are small, usually circular areas of dry, thickened, hardened skin. They often occur on or between the toes and are caused by excessive friction and pressure over the affected Read more
  • Cuboid Syndrome Causes
    Cuboid syndrome is a condition that is caused by a partial dislocation of the cuboid bone, located in the center of the foot. When this bone is knocked out of Read more
  • Avoiding Falls as You Age
    One of the most common causes of serious injury in the elderly is falling. Among the reasons are chronic health conditions such as neuropathy (or numbness) in the feet, decreased Read more
  • What Can Make Your Heel Hurt?
    Heel pain is one of the most common reasons that people seek the care of a podiatrist. Because the heel is such a foundational part of the body, there are Read more
  • Should I Walk On a Sprained Ankle?
    Ankle sprains are fairly common among active adults. A sprained ankle is usually caused by the overstretching or twisting of a ligament around a joint. With a mild sprain, you Read more
  • What Are Gout Tophi?
    Gout is a type of arthritis caused by a buildup of uric acid in the bloodstream. This acid can crystallize and become lodged in the joints of the feet, leading Read more
  • The Possible Causes and Treatments of Plantar Fasciitis
    The plantar fascia is a long, thick band of tissue that spans from the heel bone along the bottom of the foot to the toes. The plantar fascia supports the Read more
  • Why Is My Ankle Painful?
    The ankle is a joint made up of many components, such as leg and foot bones, ligaments, nerves, cartilage, tendons, and muscles. As a complex joint that is responsible for Read more
  • What Is Osteoarthritis?
    Osteoarthritis is a common joint disease that is caused by degeneration of cartilage, a layer of tissue that lines the ends of bones and helps them move smoothly. When the cartilage Read more
  • The Three Types of Orthotics
    Orthotics are special shoe inserts that are designed to help correct a variety of foot related issues by relieving pressure or realigning the feet. They can also help reduce pain Read more
  • What Are Hammertoes?
    When the toes are forced to curl downwards due to the middle joints of the toes tightening up, they form what is known as a hammertoe. Hammertoes, which can affect any Read more
  • What to Consider Before Bunion Surgery
    A bunion is a common foot deformity characterized by a bony bump that forms at the base of the big toe joint. The bump can become inflamed, red, swollen, and Read more
  • How Are Corns Removed?
    Corns are small, hardened bumps of skin that can grow on the feet due to friction. Even though they are small, corns can be tender and painful enough to interfere Read more
  • Is My Stubbed Toe Serious?
    Stubbing your toe can be incredibly painful. In most cases, the pain subsides after a minute or two. In other cases, what seems like a simple stubbed toe can become Read more

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