"Blog" Posts, Page 5
You don’t need an excuse to have beautiful nails. Step outside without worrying about the appearance of your feet.
The feet have a total of 250,000 sweat glands. This vast collection can produce about a cup of sweat each day, more per square inch than any other body part. The feet contain eccrine sweat glands, which are designed to cool down the body. These consist mostly of salt and water and do not produce… Read more »
Tinea is a fungus that feeds on skin, hair, and nails. Many people are familiar with athlete’s foot, also called tinea pedis. This fungal infection grows in the moist skin between the toes. Symptoms include redness, itching, and scaly or oozing skin. Athlete’s foot is highly contagious, often contracted by walking barefoot on wet floors… Read more »
Bunions are all too common and affect all ages of people. They are more apt to happen to women, thought to be because of the pointy-toed, or high-heeled fashionable shoes they wear. However, they are not only caused by shoes, as bunions can happen to people in cultures who do not wear shoes. A bunion… Read more »
Learning more about the biomechanics of how the feet work can help an individual better protect their feet from developing damaging conditions. One important thing to know about how the feet function is that there are critical areas of fat padding on the feet. Typically, individuals try to minimize the extent to which they have… Read more »