Exercise Your Feet!

Your feet contain a huge number of bones, joints, ligaments, tendons and muscles. Exercising and stretching your feet and ankles is a great way to keep them in shape and to avoid injury.   Keep your feet flexible and free of pain with some of these fun and effective methods:   Roll a golf ball … Continued

4 Foot Disorders Common in Kids

If your child is suffering from foot or ankle pain, you may need to do a little sleuthing to determine what the problem is since kids frequently can’t fully communicate their symptoms. If your child exhibits behaviors such as walking on tiptoes, limping, or some other unusual sign, a foot or ankle problem may be … Continued

Hammertoe Woe

The only toe not susceptible to bending into the shape of a hammer is the big toe. All the other toes can adopt this curious condition, which is a progressive deformity that will only worsen over time often causing additional problems in the process.   What is the Cause?   An imbalance between the muscle … Continued

Various Symptoms of Toenail Fungus

Toenail fungus infections can range from mild to severe. While a mild infection can be successfully treated with home remedies, it is important to monitor your infection to make sure it isn’t spreading. A severe fungal infection can lead to amputation. A minor toenail infection may have the following symptoms:   White lines or spots … Continued