Category: Conditions

Diabetic Complications

Diabetes is a condition that affects many parts of the body if not regulated correctly. One of the areas that it can affect is your feet. Your feet are at the highest risk as they are the furthest from your heart which means the blood flow to them is the furthest away. There are two …

Corns – What are they and how do we treat them?

Corns are a type of callus, made up of dead skin, and are a hard, painful area of the skin that typically develops on the feet due to pressure. Corns typically have a hard center and can be painful when pressure is applied. They are also usually smaller than calluses, as well as round and …

Flat Feet

Flat feet is a condition where the arch of the foot, the inner part that is slightly raised off the ground when you stand, is flat with the floor. People with flat feet or fallen arches either have no arch, or it is very low. The most common symptom of flat feet is pain. Pain …

Ingrown Toenail Solutions

What are ingrown toenails and why do they form? Furthermore, how do you treat them? Ingrown toenails are a common condition in which the corner or side of a toenail grows into the soft flesh. The result is pain, redness, swelling and, sometimes, an infection. Ingrown toenails usually affect your big toe.

Heel Pain – Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is the term commonly used to refer to heel and arch pain traced to an inflammation on the bottom of the foot. More specifically, plantar fasciitis is an inflammation of the connective tissue, called plantar fascia, that stretches from the base of the toes, across the arch of the foot, to the point …

Diabetic Foot Care

Diabetic foot is a dangerous loss of sensation in the feet caused by damage to the nervous system. Often, this loss of sensation can lead to a diabetic foot sufferer not noticing wounds or injuries in the foot, which can lead to additional damage or infection. Causes Diabetic foot is caused by diabetes, an insulin …

Treat Your Fungal Nails Today

While fungal nail infection can develop in people at any age, it’s most common in older adults. With age, toe nails can become brittle and dry, leaving cracks that allow fungi to enter. The symptoms are fairly easy to recognize. The most obvious sign being discoloration that starts as a yellowish or white spot just …