Toenail doctor: Fungus?

Toenail doctor: fungus is an infection underneath the surface of the nail caused by fungi. When the tiny organisms take hold, the nail often becomes darker in color and smells foul. Debris may collect beneath the nail plate, white marks frequently appear on the nail plate, and the infection is capable of spreading to otherContinue reading “Toenail doctor: Fungus?”

What is a Corn? What is a Callus?

Corns and calluses are areas of thickened skin that develop to protect that area from irritation. They occur when something rubs against the foot repeatedly or causes excess pressure against part of the foot. The term callus commonly is used if the thickening of skin occurs on the bottom of the foot, and if thickening occursContinue reading “What is a Corn? What is a Callus?”

Over-pronation and Orthoses

The mechanics of how we walk and move is important to ensuring that we remain injury free, unfortunately however, in many cases the architecture of the foot can disrupt our gait (the way we walk), potentially causing long term injury and pain problems. One such gait problem is called over-pronation, and as it is causedContinue reading “Over-pronation and Orthoses”

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