Posts in February, 2022, Page 2

Do you have a visible bony bump on the back of your heel? If so, you may have a Haglund’s deformity, an abnormality of the foot bone and surrounding soft tissues. Though often harmless, in some people, the deformity can cause pain due to the bony bump rubbing against shoes and irritating the soft tissues around it…. Read more »

Have you ever gotten up from a chair or out of bed in the morning, and upon taking that first step, feel like your heel has stepped on a tack? Many people experience a feeling of sharp pain which radiates into their arch from their heel and which does not allow them to put their… Read more »

Tinea Pedis,  more commonly known as athlete’s foot, is a fungal infection that affects the feet and toes. The fungi that cause athlete’s foot thrive in warm and moist environments. The condition is very contagious and often spreads in areas such as communal locker rooms, pools, showers, and even sweaty footwear. Common signs of athlete’s foot include scaling, redness, itchiness, and… Read more »

Athlete’s foot, or tinea pedis, is a skin disease caused by a fungal infection.  The infection typically occurs between the toes, and the feet are most subject to this disease because shoes best create the warm, dark, and moist environment in which fungus thrives.  Other areas that create a similar environment, such as swimming pools,… Read more »