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Heel Pain

2018-09-24T15:19:55+00:00

Heel pain is rarely considered a life threatening condition, but it can disrupt your life (and especially your exercise routine).  Common causes of heel pain include: Posterior Calcaneal Exostosis, also known as “pump bump: is common among young women, and this abnormal bone growth is caused by the constant pressure applied to the [...]

Heel Pain2018-09-24T15:19:55+00:00

Ingrown Toenails

2018-09-24T15:21:24+00:00

Ingrown toenails, also known as onychocryptosis, is usually caused by trimming toenails too short, particularly on the sides of the big toes. They may also be caused by shoe pressure (from shoes that are too tight or short), injury, fungus infection, heredity, or poor foot structure. Ingrown toenails occur when the corners or sides of the [...]

Ingrown Toenails2018-09-24T15:21:24+00:00

Morton’s Neuroma

2018-09-24T15:22:25+00:00

A neuroma is an abnormality of a nerve that has been damaged either by trauma or as a result of an abnormality of the foot. Neuromas occur most often in the ball of the foot, causing a pinched and inflamed nerve. In cases of chronic nerve pain from neuromas, surgery may be recommended. Doctor Lefkowitz, of Quality Foot [...]

Morton’s Neuroma2018-09-24T15:22:25+00:00

Nail Problems

2018-09-24T15:23:13+00:00

Black Toenails Black or darkened toenails are essentially bruised nails and can result from a variety injuries or problems. Darkened nails may occur as a result of the toe hitting the end or the top of the shoe toe area. Sometimes, the bruise can lead to a fungal nail infection. Doctor Lefkowitz, of Quality Foot Care, [...]

Nail Problems2018-09-24T15:23:13+00:00

Plantar Fasciitis / Heel Spur Syndrome

2018-09-24T15:24:04+00:00

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 at [...]

Plantar Fasciitis / Heel Spur Syndrome2018-09-24T15:24:04+00:00

Plantar Warts

2018-09-24T15:25:08+00:00

“Verruca plantaris” or plantar warts are caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV). The contagious virus will enter the body via small cuts or abrasions on your feet. Also, the HPV strain of virus that causes plantar warts can be caught by sharing a bath towel. Warts, in general, are a viral infection of the skin [...]

Plantar Warts2018-09-24T15:25:08+00:00

Rheumatoid Feet

2018-09-24T15:27:21+00:00

Arthritis is a condition that occurs when cartilage around the bones becomes inflamed and fluid begins to accumulate in the joints. Hands and feet are the first areas of the body to become affected by arthritis. Arthritis related pain in the feet is much worse than in other areas of the body because of the [...]

Rheumatoid Feet2018-09-24T15:27:21+00:00

Sprains & Strains (Sports Injuries)

2018-09-24T15:28:15+00:00

Foot and ankle injuries can be minor or serious, but in either case, they should be addressed immediately, so that there are no complications in the healing process. Foot fractures refer to any type of break in the structure of the foot. Signs that you may have incurred a foot fracture may include: pain, swelling, [...]

Sprains & Strains (Sports Injuries)2018-09-24T15:28:15+00:00

Sweaty Feet (Hyperhidrosis)

2018-09-24T15:30:15+00:00

Hyperhidrosis is the medical term for excessive sweating and this is a common problem for many individuals. Although this is not a life-threatening condition, it is an annoying and embarrassing condition that can have a profound effect on a person’s social lifestyle. Areas affected by severe Hyperhidrosis may become discolored, inflamed and cracked. Medical treatment [...]

Sweaty Feet (Hyperhidrosis)2018-09-24T15:30:15+00:00
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