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Is Hammertoe Hereditary?

Is Hammertoe Hereditary?

If you’re dealing with hammertoe, you might be wondering if your parents could be to blame. Your genes might have something to do with it, sure, but you should know about a much more common cause of hammertoe.
Aug 1st, 2023
5 Reasons You May Have Arthritis

5 Reasons You May Have Arthritis

Do you have joint pain in your feet or ankles? It could be due to arthritis. Read on to learn why arthritis could be the cause.
May 4th, 2023
What’s the Difference Between Corns and Calluses?

What’s the Difference Between Corns and Calluses?

While corns and calluses have some similarities, you need to be able to tell them apart to understand which ones are affecting your feet. Here, we explore the key differences — and how you can rid your feet of them.
Mar 13th, 2023

When Ankle Pain Is Cause for Concern

Ankle pain can be a symptom of a minor injury, such as a light sprain. However, it can also be a sign of something more serious. Learn when you should make a doctor’s appointment for discomfort in your ankle.
Dec 8th, 2022
Why Am I So Prone to Corns?

Why Am I So Prone to Corns?

Do you get corns often? If so, do you wonder why you’re prone to getting them? The good news is they’re often preventable. Read on to learn why they develop and how they can be treated.
Jul 1st, 2022
Myths and Facts About Neuropathy

Myths and Facts About Neuropathy

Neuropathy can stem from a variety of issues and cause a range of seemingly mysterious symptoms. Let’s clear up some misconceptions about this condition.
Apr 1st, 2022
Can I Prevent Ingrown Toenails?

Can I Prevent Ingrown Toenails?

While ingrown toenails are very common, they’re also preventable. Learn some things you can do to help prevent this problem from happening.
Feb 1st, 2022
Warning Signs of Neuropathy

Warning Signs of Neuropathy

If your nerves don’t work like they should, you can develop neuropathy, a condition that causes uncomfortable symptoms in your extremities. Learn the warning signs to watch for here.
Dec 6th, 2021
Tips for Avoiding Ankle Pain

Tips for Avoiding Ankle Pain

Ankle pain can slow you down and even put you out of commission. Fortunately, by following these four tips, you can give your ankle the support it needs to stay healthy and pain-free.
Nov 3rd, 2021
Shoe-Buying Tips for Athletes

Shoe-Buying Tips for Athletes

If you’re an athlete, you shouldn’t just pick the shoes that look the coolest. Read on to learn how you can get the best footwear to protect your feet and avoid injury.
Sep 6th, 2021

Are Foot Calluses a Medical Problem?

Calluses don’t always require a visit to a health care professional, but sometimes they can become a medical problem. Read on to learn when you may need to see a doctor because of a foot callus.
Jul 19th, 2021

Signs of an Achilles Tendon Rupture

Achilles wasn’t alone in his heel problems. An Achilles tendon rupture can happen to anyone. Read on to learn the telltale signs of this condition.
Jun 17th, 2021

5 Conditions Linked to Your Shoes

Walking a mile in someone else’s shoes — or even your own shoes that don’t fit well — could cause a number of foot problems. Here are five common foot conditions caused by bad footwear.
Jan 1st, 2021

Diabetic Foot Conditions

If you’re living with diabetes, it’s important to give your feet extra care. Part of that care should involve looking out for conditions that could harm your feet. Toward that end, here’s a guide to diabetic foot conditions.
Dec 1st, 2020

Is an Ingrown Toenail Serious?

Ingrown toenails, or toenails that grow into your skin, can be far from comfortable. But are they something you should see a doctor about? Read on to find out.
Nov 1st, 2020

Is It a Corn or a Callus?

Developing a hard or painful spot on your foot might give you pause. To help you determine if it’s a corn or a callus, use this guide.
Sep 10th, 2020

Can Bunions Be Prevented?

Do you want to keep your feet healthy and bunion-free? If so, read on to learn what bunions are, how they develop, and how you can help prevent getting them.
Jul 14th, 2020

When It’s a Good Idea To Seek Care for Your Corns

Corns don’t have to cause pain with each step you take or leave you with unsightly feet. In some cases, home care can help, but it’s good to know when you should talk to a doctor about treatment for your corns.
Jun 12th, 2020

Recognizing the Signs of Achilles Tendonitis

Don’t ignore pain in your heel or calf. It could be a sign that there’s a problem with your body’s largest tendon: your Achilles tendon. Read on to learn the symptoms, so you can be on the lookout.
May 13th, 2020

7 Tips for Avoiding Warts and Fungus

Nobody wants warts and fungus affecting their feet, but many people don’t know the steps to take to avoid them. That’s a problem since both conditions are contagious. Use these seven tips to protect your feet.
Apr 9th, 2020

Warning Signs That You Have Arthritis in Your Feet

Don’t assume discomfort in your feet is a normal symptom of aging. If you’re experiencing swelling, stiffness, or pain, it could be arthritis. Read on to learn more about the warning signs.
Feb 26th, 2020

How Diet Affects Gout

If you have gout, you likely know what it’s like to have stabbing, sharp foot pain. The good news is you can do something about it. Read on to learn how changing your diet can improve your gout symptoms.
Feb 3rd, 2020
hammertoe footwear prevention

Walk It Off: How Footwear Can Help Your Hammertoes

Hammertoe, which causes one or both joints of a toe to bend upward, can bring lots of pain. What can help? The right footwear. Read on to learn what causes hammertoe and how you can get relief.
Jan 9th, 2020

Getting Active Again After an ACL Injury

Without the proper support and cooperation of your foot and ankle, your road to recovery after an ACL injury may take longer than necessary. Learn how your podiatrist can help you get back to your active self again after an ACL injury.
Nov 1st, 2019

Living with Plantar Fasciitis

If you have plantar fasciitis, you’re probably willing to try just about anything to prevent the excruciating pain. Check out our seven best ideas to help you reduce and prevent plantar fasciitis pain without sacrificing your regular activities.
Oct 3rd, 2019

7 Tips for Preparing Your Home for Your Bunion Surgery

If you’ve opted to get back on your feet with bunion surgery, careful pre-procedural planning is essential to ensure optimal healing and the best possible outcome. Find out how you can prepare your home for a smooth, stress-free recovery.
Aug 14th, 2019