18 03, 2020

What is a Bunion?

By |2020-03-18T17:25:48+00:00March 18th, 2020|

Bunions can interfere with daily activities like walking and exercising. Many women have this deformity of the joint at the base of the big toe. Bunions develop when the bone of the big toe turns pointing toward the smaller toes. This makes the joint to pop out, causing a bulge on the inner side of [...]

5 03, 2020

Hammer, Mallet, and Claw Toes

By |2020-03-05T00:31:36+00:00March 5th, 2020|

Hammer, mallet, and claw toes are types of deformed toes. The toes are bent into a weird position and may cause pain. These conditions usually affect the smaller toes, not on the big toe. A hammertoe is when the toe bends downward at the middle toe joint. This causes the middle toe joint to rise [...]

2 03, 2020

Diabetes and Foot Pain

By |2020-03-02T18:51:12+00:00March 2nd, 2020|

People with diabetes have an increased risk of different kinds of foot problems. The 2 main complications that cause foot problems in diabetics are peripheral artery disease (PAD) and peripheral neuropathy. Diabetic foot problems occur due to the decreased sensation from nerve damage as well as the lack of oxygen delivery to the feet caused [...]