St-Charles Podiatry Clinic

Claw Toe

Claw Toe

Podiatric conditions such as claw toes and hammer toes present common challenges in clinical practice. Although distinct, these pathologies share characteristics and significantly impact patient quality of life. A brief history of hammer toes, with...

Ingrown Toenails

Ingrown Toenails

Ingrown toenails, a common issue in podiatric clinics, frequently cause pain and discomfort. Historically, treatments have evolved from rudimentary methods to refined medical approaches. Anatomically, an ingrown toenail occurs when the nail's edge...

Plantar Fasciitis Understanding, Preventing, and Treating

Plantar Fasciitis Understanding, Preventing, and Treating

When a patient comes to the podiatrist with heel pain, it is common to find that this pain stems from a condition called plantar fasciitis. While less well-known than other foot conditions like bunions or hammer toe, it is equally distressing and...

Hammer Toes: A Deep Look into This Deformity

Hammer Toes: A Deep Look into This Deformity

When we think of feet, toes often don't make it to the forefront of our concerns. However, these small appendages play a pivotal role in our daily mobility. Picture a pianist without agile fingers or an artist without their brush. Similarly, our...

Hallux Valgus

Hallux Valgus

One of the most widespread yet often overlooked ailments one might encounter is the hallux abducto valgus, commonly known as a "bunion." This condition, which may seem trivial at first, is a genuine foot deformity that can significantly affect...

Foot Capsulitis Symptoms and Signs

Foot Capsulitis Symptoms and Signs

In our daily quest for mobility and agility, we often make the mistake of overlooking a vital part of our body that bears the weight of our entire existence: our feet. Capsulitis, a widely prevalent disorder, precisely targets this neglected part...