Posts in March, 2023
Excess friction is often the cause of corns developing on the feet. Common places where corns can be found are on the side of the pinky toe, on top of the toes, or on the bottom of the feet. Corns can occur from wearing shoes that do not fit correctly, and relief may be felt… Read more »
Corns are hard and thick areas of skin that form as a result of constant rubbing, friction, or pressure on the skin. They are patches of dead skin with a small plug toward the center. They may appear on the tops and sides of toes and can make walking painful. Soft corns are typically thinner… Read more »
A broken toe is a common foot injury. It can happen because of a heavy object falling on it, or if it is stubbed on a piece of furniture. Broken toes are often accompanied by immediate bruising, and it may be difficult to walk. A broken toe is considered severe if the bone is protruding… Read more »
Trauma to the foot, especially the toes, can occur in many ways. Banging them, stubbing them, or dropping something on them are a few different ways this trauma can occur. Given the fact that toes are positioned in front of the feet, they typically sustain the brunt of such trauma. When trauma occurs to a… Read more »
Your feet are covered most of the day. If you’re diabetic, periodic screening is important for good health. Numbness is often a sign of diabetic foot and can mask a sore or wound.