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Laser Treatment for Toe Fungus

Laser Treatment is almost too good to be true. You won’t believe how simple, yet how effective this form of treatment can be. If you have nail fungus that’s getting more and more stubborn, this can be your solution to eradicating the...

Flat Feet Got You Down?

Flat Feet can be a problem or not. It depends on your particular feet and how severe the lack of your arch has become. Flat feet happen when the tendons in your foot fail to keep their elasticity and rigidity. The tendons are left loose and the...

Calluses are Coarse

Calluses can be coarse and are actually formed on the ball of the foot from recurrent compression that occurs in shoes or from other repeated trauma. They can become an issue to your overall foot stability. They can become discolored and very...

Hammers for Toes

Hammertoes can cause your toes to look rather unattractive. There’s no way around the unsightliness of the deformity that it causes. Hammertoes cause the toes to bend in a way that resembles a hammer. The name pretty much describes what the...

Say It Isn’t Ingrown!

Ingrown Toenails happen when the edges of a toenail grow into the adjacent skin and break into it. This condition must be looked after carefully as failure to do so can lead to significant complications. Risk factors include wearing narrow and...

Bunions Thrive on Fashion

Bunions are not in fashion, but they sure do like fashionable shoes since they are helped immensely by them. Bunions are bony joint deformations that occur on the bottom of the big toe. Bunions force the big toe to move in the direction of the...

Ankle Pain Can Be a Result of Rheumatic Fever

Ankle Pain can have many sources. Rheumatic fever is one such cause and is an inflammatory illness that forms from improperly treated strep throat or scarlet fever, which are the result of streptococcus bacteria. This fever is predominant in...

Chemotherapy Can Lead to Ingrown Toenails

Ingrown Toenails occur when a part of the toenail curves into the surrounding skin and digs into it. This condition can happen to any toe but generally occurs on the big toe. However, when an individual is undergoing chemotherapy, the types of...

Check Your Thyroid If You Have Toenail Fungus

Toenail Fungus can, unfortunately, be caused by thyroid complications, yet many do not realize that this common foot condition is related to such an important gland in the body. The thyroid is a small gland located in the neck and is responsible...

Don’t Jog Around Your Bunions

Bunions form as bumpy areas of skin at the bottom of the big toe or on the outside of it. They occur as the big toe moves in the direction of the second toe and changes the arrangement of the big toe, causing it to angle out and thereafter become...

Burn Victims May Require Skin Grafts on Their Feet

A Skin Graft may be used to permanently substitute injured or lost skin. It can also be used temporarily to cover a deep wound. Those who sustain third-degree burns on their feet will have those burned areas of their skin destroyed as well as have...

Replacing the Ankle Can Be the Ideal Solution

Ankle Replacement Surgery can be a novel and wise choice when facing unrelenting ankle destabilization. This surgical procedure is designed to substitute the ankle joint with a synthetic joint and is generally chosen to combat the arthritic pain...

Less Fashion Equals Fewer Corns

Corns are hardened layers of the skin occurring from too much pressure, especially between the toes. Can you guess what would cause that type of pressure on the toes? It’s not your comfortable and wide pair of sneakers. It’s actually...

Ankle Sprains Target Athletes

Ankle sprains can disproportionately affect athletes such as those who play professional basketball or football.  This happens because the ankle joint is held together by muscles and tendons that can twist with any sudden movements which are...

Achilles Tendonitis is a Rude Awakening

The Achilles tendon is an important muscle in the foot and can cause significant pain if injured as it can undergo stretching or tearing. The Achilles tendon attaches the calf muscle and heel. Achilles tendonitis generally happens as an injury...

Calluses Can Be Coarse

Calluses happen from pressure being applied on skin, and then dead skin layers gather to create a hard shield. This happens in part due to the body defending the skin from high amounts of friction. This pressure, as you can imagine, happens in...

Heel Spurs Aren’t Amusing

Heel Spurs occur at the bottom of the foot, at the heel, whereby the ligament that attaches the foot to the heel becomes inflamed. This can happen from frequent stress to that ligament. A bony growth occurs to counteract the tension with the...

Skin Grafts for Feet are Unsurpassed

Skin Grafts for the feet are generally used to treat large wounds. Those who have had their feet burned or gone through traumatic injuries usually must receive skin grafts. If a skin graft is thin, it is likely to bond correctly, but is...

Twist and Turns Encompass Ankle Sprains

Ankle Sprains, unfortunately, occur with little to no notice. There are a variety of ankle conditions that can cause sprains for a number of reasons. Ankle sprains involve a sudden twist of the ankle joint whereby the ligaments that the ankle...
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