A heel spur shows up as a bony protrusion at the bottom of your heel. While typically asymptomatic, heel spurs can be the source of all kinds of heel and general foot pain. Learn more about heel spurs here, as well as orthotic insert options to treat and prevent heel spurs.
The forefoot is composed of 5 toes which help us maintain our balance, as well as bear half of our weight. Wearing proper fitting shoes for your forefoot shape can help ward off bunions in your future. Learn about treatment options so you can keep moving.
Foot and Toenail Fungus
Foot and toenail fungus can be worse than just nasty irritants; if left untreated, they can potentially lead to serious health issues. Find out what causes foot and toenail fungus, as well as prevention and treatment methods, here.
Metatarsalgia is a painful injury caused by overstress of the forefoot. Sharp, aching or burning pain in the ball of your foot – the part just behind your toes is a symptom. While generally not serious, metatarsalgia can prevent you from going about your day.
If you have hammertoes or excessive calluses you might have high arches which forces additional weight on to the ball and heel of the foot. Shoe selection can be difficult. Learn about the proper support for this condition.
If you experience a shooting pain with those first steps out of bed you may have plantar fasciitis, an inflammation of the connective tissue on the sole of your foot. Remedies exist so you can start each day pain-free.
Foot corns are your body’s natural defense mechanism against excessive pressure or friction. Skin thickens to protect itself, but can also cause burning and pain to the area around it. Find ways to relieve the pain here.