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7 Treatments for Sesamoiditis

  You have two small bones in each foot in the ball area, called sesamoids. The unique thing about sesamoid bones is they are free-floating bones with no rigid connection to other bones. The largest sesamoid bone is the kneecap. In the case of your feet, the sesamoid bones absorb pressure from walking and also […]

How to Treat Painful Plantar Warts

  Warts that grow in the tissue that spans the bottom of your foot (known as the plantar fascia) can be very painful and debilitating, especially when the weight of your body comes down on one when you try to walk. Plantar warts are often difficult to see often hidden by a thick skin and […]

4 Ways to Treat Painful Bunions

  Bunions are painful bumps that form on the big toe as it pushes into your other toes, causing a variety of additional problems, including overlapping toes. The bunion itself isn’t always painful in the beginning, but in the more advanced stages, the discomfort may become more acute, and bunion surgery may be needed for […]

Why Do My Feet Smell So Bad?

  The microbes on your skin and in the environment love dark and dank locations and conditions like those found inside your average pair of shoes. The fungi that produce a malodorous athlete’s foot infection are a favorite in many pairs of shoes. You can help to keep moisture and foot odor under control with […]

5 Causes of Top of the Foot Pain

While pain on the top of the foot may not be as common as other foot problems, there are a variety of factors that can contribute to debilitating pain and injury to the top of the foot and toes. Dropping your phone on your foot is one common occurrence that can even break a toe, […]

3 Ways to Treat Hammertoes

  A hammertoe is a toe deformity that gets its name because it causes one or more of your middle toes to become severely bent at the middle joint, resembling a hammer. When a toe bends at the tip joint, it is referred to as a claw toe. When several claw toes form on one […]

How to Treat a Ganglion Cyst

  A ganglion cyst is a benign growth that can grow on the top of the foot. A cyst is an immovable fluid-filled membrane that grows just beneath the skin on a tendon, muscle, or other soft tissue. They frequently occur in groups and may come and go and change size, which can make the […]

3 Causes of Big Toe Pain

  Big toe pain is one of the most common complaints treated by foot doctors. Many factors can contribute to big toe problems, including injury, systemic diseases like arthritis, and structural abnormalities. 3 common causes of big toe pain include the following: Gout—This inflammation of the joints is caused by excessive amounts of uric acid […]

5 Amazing Facts About Your Feet

Your feet are an astonishing feat of natural engineering as they perform the daily miracles of getting us up, walking, working, running, and dancing. But most people say they neglect their feet until foot or ankle sprain or a fracture has them heading to the foot doctor. Seeing your foot doctor before you have a […]

How to Stay Safe During Reopening

  States are starting to reopen their economies during the pandemic, ready or not. People have gotten tired of quarantine, and with a vaccine most likely months or years away, now the emphasis has shifted to reopening as safely as possible. Some essential tips to keep you and your loved ones safe as you venture […]

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