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Fungal nail infections (onychomycosis)

Fungal nail infections (onychomycosis) Is it really a fungal nail infection (onychomycosis)? Fungal nail infections are characterized by thickening and/or discolorations (yellow, brown or white) of the nails. The nail may become brittle or crumble when trimmed and there may be a lifting of the nail from the nail bed. They are [...]

By |2021-09-29T03:47:14+00:00September 28th, 2021|Education, News, Patient Information|Comments Off on Fungal nail infections (onychomycosis)

Hallux limitus

Hallux Limitus, What a pain in the big toe joint!? Hallu..what? no, it’s not the name of an ancient Roman centurion! it’s a medical term for a restriction in the joint that connects the big toe to the foot that stops it lifting up like it should. If it gets really bad [...]

By |2021-09-15T22:49:54+00:00September 1st, 2021|Education, Opinion, Patient Information|Comments Off on Hallux limitus

Tinea Pedis

Tinea Pedis What is Tinea Pedis (AKA. Athletes Foot)?  Foot infection effecting the skin due to a dermatophyte fungus. (Meaning fungus growing on the skin) The most common area to grow a skin fungus is inter-digitally (between the toes). What are the common symptoms of Tinea Pedis? White soggy skin between the [...]

By |2021-09-08T05:27:23+00:00August 26th, 2021|Education, Opinion, Patient Information|Comments Off on Tinea Pedis

Corns & Callus

Corns & Callus Callus and corns develop as a result of abnormal mechanical stresses. These mechanical stresses can result from both extrinsic (footwear, high activity load, sock seams, walking barefoot) and intrinsic (high arches, arthritis, bony prominence, loss of fat pad, flat feet, obesity) factors. As these stresses on the skin persist, [...]

By |2021-07-09T05:08:33+00:00July 9th, 2021|Education, Patient Information|Comments Off on Corns & Callus

Cramps

Cramps As podiatrists, we see plenty of people suffering with cramps and no idea how to relieve them! They can come anywhere and at any time. Some of the more common cramps occur in the back of the lower part of the leg (calf), the back (hamstring) or the front of the thigh (quadriceps) or even sometimes in the feet!   There are [...]

By |2021-05-20T00:56:18+00:00May 18th, 2021|Education, Opinion, Patient Information|Comments Off on Cramps
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