Skin Cancer May Affect Your Feet

Since skin cancer is often associated with excessive sun exposure, many people do not realize that they need to be vigilant to the potential for skin cancer to affect their feet. Skin cancers can be caused by factors other than sun exposure, including things like chemical exposures that can adversely affect the DNA. People who … Continued

Tips to Prevent Smelly Feet

Foot odor is a very common problem that is fueled by the excessive sweating that occurs in your feet. Your feet have more sweat glands than any other part of your body, with each foot containing over 100,000 of them. This constant production of moisture is a perfect environment for the unfettered growth of bacteria … Continued

Plantar Fibroma & Arch Pain

A plantar fibroma is a condition that begins by a thickening of the fibrous tissue on the bottom of your foot. It can show up as pain and stiffness in your arch or other parts of the sole of your foot, making it increasingly more difficult to walk. As the condition progresses, nodules may begin … Continued

Take Good Care of Ankle Sprains

Ankle sprains are one of the most common injuries. Many people tend to underestimate the seriousness and potential complications of an ankle sprain, including the possible development of chronic ankle instability from previous improperly treated ankle injuries. Returning to regular activities too soon after spraining your ankle can be tempting for athletes who are anxious … Continued

Toe Walking is Common in Kids

Are you concerned that your child tends to favor walking on tiptoe or on the balls of the feet? This is actually a very common occurrence with children, with over half of kids correcting this behavior on their own by the age of five. Although the cause of toe walking is not really understood, it … Continued