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Painful Hammertoes

Hammertoes are painful deformities that frequently form on the second, third, or fourth toe. The condition is often caused by an issue in...

Stretching Your Feet

There are numerous bones, joints and muscles in the foot, therefore making it a complicated structure. The intrinsic muscles that are...

Corns and Calluses

A small area of skin that appears thickened on the foot may be a condition referred to as a corn. The general reason behind the...

Running Injuries

Running can be a great way to stay healthy, however it can also lead to injuries. Knowing what to do to prevent running injuries is...

Athlete's Foot

Athlete’s foot is a fungal infection that occurs on the feet. Typically, it’s contagious between people and can spread to the toenails as...

Heel Pain

Heel pain tends to be worse in the morning or after a long period of standing.  Gradually worsening over time, the pain may become...

Sweaty Feet

The purpose of sweating is to regulate the body’s temperature. When this happens excessively, it’s known as hyperhidrosis. Most of the...

Achilles Tendon Pain and Injury

When you point your toes toward the floor and then stand up on your tiptoes, that's the Achilles tendon at work. It’s located at the back...

Painful Gout

Gout, a type of arthritis, can be very painful for those who suffer from it. It’s caused when uric acid crystals build up in the joint,...

Diabetic Foot Wounds

A major problem among those who suffer from diabetes is poor blood circulation and nerve damage. This can lead to diabetics developing...

How to Get Healthy Feet

Now that summer is here, it is especially important that you take care of your feet so you can enjoy the season. The American Podiatric...

Foot Blisters

Blisters form as the result of an excessive amount of friction and pressure caused by ill-fitting footwear. While most blisters tend to...

Painful Sesamoiditis

Sesamoiditis is a condition that involves inflammation of the sesamoid bones in the feet. People who partake in physical activities that...

Finding the Right Running Shoes

When you partake in sports, it’s important to buy the right equipment for whichever sport you choose to participate in. The same goes for...

Keeping kids free of foot injuries

With the approach of warmer weather, many children are gearing up and preparing for fair-weather sports such as softball and soccer....