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What is Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome?

Tarsal tunnel syndrome is a condition due to repeated pressure that causes damage on the posterior tibial nerve. The tibial nerve runs from the leg down into the feet.

Apr 21st, 2021
What is Sesamoiditis?

This foot condition causes pain at the ball of the foot, beneath the big toe joint.

Apr 14th, 2021
What are growing pains?

This condition is common among children that are experiencing foot, leg, and ankle problems in the bone and muscles of the lower extremity.

Apr 7th, 2021
Arthritis in Foot and Ankles

Development of this condition can cause inflammation in and around the joints. Overtime the wear and tear on the 'cushion' between the joints can deteriorate.

Mar 31st, 2021
Nail Disorders

Most of the time people forget the importance and role of nail beds. Their protective role serves to bear the brunt of daily activities whether that is walking, running, wearing shoes, and playing sports.

Mar 24th, 2021
Sprained Ankle

This injury usually happens when you roll, twist, or turn you ankle at an awkward position. This can cause a stretch or tear in the ligaments that hold the ankle bones together.

Mar 10th, 2021
Morton's Neuroma

This condition causes a thickening of the tissue around one of the nerves leading to your toes. This happens usually between the third and fourth toes.

Mar 3rd, 2021
Athlete's Foot

Athlete's foot is a fungal infection that typically happens between the toes. It common among individuals whose feet become very sweaty in tight-fitting shoes.

Feb 10th, 2021
What is Achilles Tendonitis?

Achilles Tendonitis is the overuse injury of the achilles tendon which is commonly seen among athlete runners, tennis players, and basketball players.

Feb 3rd, 2021
Dry and Cracked Heels

The most common medical causes for this condition is hypertension and poor circulation that is related to the onset of diabetes.

Jan 14th, 2021
What is Plantar Faciitis?

This is one of the most common causes of heel pain. It is the inflammation of the tissue that runs along the bottom of the foot that connects to the back of the heel.

Jan 7th, 2021
Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine

Struggles to get to the clinic? Trying to reduce your exposure to COVID-19, as well as other contagious illnesses, and still need to see your doctor? Telehealth is safe and easy — receive quality care from anywhere.

Dec 23rd, 2020
Corns and Calluses

Corns and calluses are thick, hardened layers of skin that develop to protect the skin from pressure and friction. Most corns or calluses form on the bottom of the foot or around the toes as well.

Dec 14th, 2020
Ankle Fractures

Ankle fractures are among the most common form of bone and joint injuries.

Dec 4th, 2020
What Are Bunions?

Bunions, as known as hallux valgus, develops from a structural problem in the bones of the foot and the toes. This means that the bones do not line up properly anymore causing the joint of the big toe to stick out.

Nov 2nd, 2020
Ingrown Toenails

What causes ingrown toenails? Some contributors are: nail is too large for toe, tight shoe wear, trauma to the nail, inadequate grooming or trimming, and poor hygiene.

Oct 26th, 2020
Sport Injuries

The benefit of sports and physical activity outweigh the risks of injury, but on some occasions it can happen.

Oct 14th, 2020
Plantar Warts

A wart is a small growth on the skin due to a virus that has infected the skin on the feet. This is common among children, adolescents, and elderly.

Sep 17th, 2020
Flat Feet

Flat feet is when the foot has a no arch or a very low arch. This is very common among individuals and, usually, stems from childhood as well.

Aug 26th, 2020
How Can Diabetes Affect My Feet?

Type 1 diabetes is a condition where the immune system begins to attack the cells in the pancreas. Type 2 diabetes is a condition where the body lacks insulin to break down the sugar.

Aug 20th, 2020
Heel Pain

Plantar heel pain, also known as plantar fasciitis, is the inflammation of the tissue (the plantar fascia) that extends from the heel to the toes.

Aug 5th, 2020
What Can Cause Toenail Fungus?

Nail fungus is the most common condition among many patients that can cause the nail to discolor, thicken, or crumble at the edge of the nail.

Jul 29th, 2020