Posterior tibial tendonitis is one of the most common problems affecting the foot or ankle. The condition develops when a specific tendon in the leg is torn or inflamed, which causes pain and other symptoms. Also known as posterior tibial tendon dysfunction, posterior tibial tendonitis can develop as the result of an injury. Some people…

Not only is a cracked toenail painful, but it can also cause additional issues that require medical treatment. However, the good news is that cracked toenails can not only be treated, but also prevented. To avoid a painful or inconvenient cracked nail, read below for tips on treatment or making sure it never happens! What…

If you are one of the nearly 350 million people living every day with arthritis, you know the detrimental effects of the disease on virtually every aspect of your life. Thankfully, though, if you are committed to remaining active and continuing your favorite workout, there are ways to manage arthritis symptoms in feet, so you…

Neuropathy is damage to the nerves that can lead to tingling, numbness or pain in the affected region. Neuropathy can occur virtually anywhere in the body, but today we are looking at what you can do to counteract its negative impact on the feet. What Causes Neuropathy in the Feet? While there are some outlining…

Toenail fungus may appear as a yellow or white patch on your nail. It is important that you try to treat your fungus in its early stages before it begins to make your nail crumble. In worse cases, the fungus may start to spread to your skin as well as other nails that surround it.…

So you want to learn how to exfoliate your feet at home? Perhaps you’re wondering what the different methods of exfoliating your feet are or how often you can do it. Keep reading, because we have you covered.   Why Exfoliate Feet Some reasons to exfoliate your feet are: 1. You Want Softer Skin When…

Standing on your own two feet takes on a whole new meaning when you are experiencing foot pain. As we walk through the journey of life, our foot ligaments stretch out, relax and our arches can start to hurt. A common arch affliction is a condition known as flat feet and it can result in…

All tattoos require a certain level of aftercare in order for them to heal well. Foot tattoos, however, come with even more instructions and restrictions, which can make them a bit more of a challenge. For example, getting a tattoo on the bottom of your foot means you’ll need to avoid wearing socks and shoes…

The onset of winter brings snow, freezing temperatures, and ice. During this time, you will most likely exchange your cute summer sandals and/or flip flops for closed shoe boots and warm socks. This of course is one way to keep your feet protected from the harsh elements, which is vital to preventing damage to your…

Taking care of stitches in your foot, whether they’re stitches on the bottom of your foot or stitches in between your toes, is not as hard as it might seem. Like with other parts of your body, stitches need to be kept clean and dry and checked regularly to avoid infections. If you’re wondering how…