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3 Ways To Easily Treat an Ingrown Toenail Jul 23rd, 2019

An ingrown toenail, also known as onychocryptosis, is caused by the nail edge growing into the skin of the toe. This is most often caused by trimming your nails in a rounded fashion, making it so once they grow back they do so into the skin of your toe. Once...

How to Treat a Heel Spur Jul 23rd, 2019

What You Need to Know About Treating a Heel Spur Heel spur (also known as osteophytes or calcaneal spur) is a bony outgrowth at the plantar area of the foot, i.e., under the foot sole. This condition is related to calcium deposits that grow between the arch of the foot...

The Most Common Types of Heel Pain Jul 23rd, 2019

Even if you don’t spend each and every day standing up for hours on end, heel pain can be an extremely serious problem. It’s also a more common problem than many people realize. The reason for this is partly because it can be caused by many different problems. All of...

How to Remove Warts Safely Jul 23rd, 2019

Warts are benign, small skin growths that are caused by different kinds of human papillomaviruses (HPV). Since these viruses infect the upper skin layer, warts grow in the epidermis. They are generally harmless and do not cause pain. However, warts are unsightly and may itch or hurt sometimes. This is...

What is Nail Fungus Jul 23rd, 2019

Understanding Nail Fungus Nail fungus is a yellow or white spot that forms underneath a fingernail or a toenail of an infected individual. It is a common condition that people of all ages experience, though it is more commonly experienced by older adults. Left untreated, nail fungus can turn into...

How to Treat an Ingrown Toenail Jul 23rd, 2019

Is your toe tender and swollen? If the skin is red and the edge of your toenail is not visible, you could well have an ingrown toenail. As a common foot problem which causes a dull pain, ingrown nails can grow into much larger problems. Infections, fever and even gangrene...

What You Need to Know About Charcot Foot Treatment Jul 23rd, 2019

Charcot foot is a condition where the foot bones become weakened over time. It also affects the soft tissues and joints of the foot and/or ankle. As the foot bones are pushed downward and disorder progresses, the joints collapse and dislocate in the ankle or foot. Likewise, the bones become...

What are Plantar Fasciitis Stretches? Jul 23rd, 2019

If you are experiencing heel pain and swelling of the heel area, it is quite possible you are suffering from plantar fasciitis. Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common causes of heel pain and requires time and patience during the recovery period. It is possible for this condition to...

How to Remove an Ingrown Toenail Jul 23rd, 2019

An ingrown toenail is annoying and often painful. Constant walking rubs the toes against socks and shoes, causing further irritation to the ingrown toenail.  If left untreated, an ingrown toenail can become infected and cause even more discomfort. Medically known as Onychocryptosis, an ingrown toenail can occur to anyone, at any...

The Most Effective Way to Treat Nagging Heel Pain Jul 23rd, 2019

Heel pain is a widely overlooked condition, as many only view it as a very mild condition that will not have any serious effects on your health. In reality, having heel pain may actually increase your risk of developing a variety of disorders such as back problems, joint problems, and...