What causes them? Ingrown toenails are most common in the big toe, and occur most often from poor-fitting footwear. This is because tight shoes can put pressure on the nail, and force them to grow downwards instead of growing outwards. They can also occur from direct trauma, such as in dropping a heavy object on […]
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Victoria Beckham. Michelle Yeoh. Sarah Jessica Parker. What do these ladies have in common? Less than perfect feet!!! Each of these ladies suffers from a BUNION. You may have heard of bunions and associated them with old age. That isn’t the case. Bunions are very often caused by ill fitting shoes and high heels along […]
Closed shoes and sweaty feet can lead to some pretty powerful foot odor. It’s not particular to a gender, both male and female can have a foot odor and it can be pretty embarrassing especially in public. Here are some tips to help keep this at bay. 1. Don’t wear same shoes in a row, […]
Many people experience pain in the ball of the foot. Although there are several conditions that can cause pain in the ball of the foot, one of the most common causes is capsulitis. Capsulitis in when the soft tissue surrounding a joint becomes inflamed. This causes pain at localized areas under the ball of the […]
1. The faster you seek treatment, the easier it is to treat. Someone that comes in with heel pain that’s only been present for one week will respond to treatment quicker than someone that has been dealing with it for 8 months. The longer you wait to seek treatment, the harder it is to treat. […]