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Nail Fungus, A Silent Foe

Nail Fungus, A Silent Foe

Nail fungus, also known as onychomycosis, is a common condition encountered by podiatrists in their daily practice. This often overlooked or neglected condition can, however, reveal much about our health and hygiene habits. Onychomycosis is a fungal infection of the...

Healthy Feet The Guide to Orthotic Insoles and Orthopedic Inserts

Healthy Feet The Guide to Orthotic Insoles and Orthopedic Inserts

In the realm of podiatry, two terms are frequently mentioned with significant importance: orthotic insoles and orthopedic inserts. These devices, although appearing similar at first glance, play distinct roles in maintaining the health and comfort of our...

Plantar Warts Understanding, Treating, and Preventing

Plantar Warts Understanding, Treating, and Preventing

Plantar warts, a scourge as old as medicine itself, continue to trouble those afflicted by them. Caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV), these skin lesions, although generally benign, can cause significant discomfort. To understand their nature, a look at...

All about Foot Bunions

All about Foot Bunions

What are Foot Bunions? Foot Bunions are a deformation located near the big toe that can also be called hallux valgus. The pain caused by this deformation can impact your daily routine and prevent you from accomplishing the most simple tasks. That being said, due to...

Choosing the Right Shoes for Babies A Complete Guide

Choosing the Right Shoes for Babies A Complete Guide

Context and Importance of choosing the right shoes for babies The choice of a baby's first shoes is a pivotal moment in a child's development. Historically, baby shoes have significantly evolved from simple slippers to increasingly sophisticated models....

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 anatomical...

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 penetrates the toe's...

Lenoir’s Spur

Lenoir’s Spur

Lenoir's spur, a mischievous manifestation of pain under the heel, is an unwelcome companion for many patients entering a podiatric clinic. But what exactly is Lenoir's spur, this source of discomfort that can so greatly affect quality of life? A journey into the...

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 can have a...

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 toes are vital for our...

Morton’s Neuroma An Informed Look at This Podiatric Pathology

Morton’s Neuroma An Informed Look at This Podiatric Pathology

The foot, a marvel of anatomical engineering, supports our body, allowing us to walk, run, and dance. However, despite its resilience, it is sometimes prone to various ailments, one of the most common in podiatric clinics being Morton's neuroma. But what exactly is...

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 individuals' quality of...

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 of our anatomy. This...

Heel Bursitis Understanding and Taking Action

Heel Bursitis Understanding and Taking Action

Heel bursitis is a current topic of interest for anyone who has experienced intense pain at the back of the foot. It is actually an inflammation of a bursal sac, a small pouch filled with fluid located between the tendons and bones. In the context of the heel, this...

Foot orthotics and foot problems

Foot orthotics and foot problems

The feet, although often neglected, play a crucial role in our well-being and our ability to function on a daily basis, the morphology of the feet varies greatly from one person to another, and various pains can occur as a result of misalignment or a specific...

How to Choose Orthotic Insoles for your ice Skates?

How to Choose Orthotic Insoles for your ice Skates?

The Benefits of Skate Orthotic Insoles The ice rink sparkles like a mirror under the lights, reflecting the figures of skilled skaters moving across its surface with airy grace. Every move they execute, every twist, every dance step on the ice reveals a complex...

Understanding Toe Fractures and Injuries

Understanding Toe Fractures and Injuries

Symptoms, Treatment, and Prevention of Toe Fractures The foot and toes are complex structures essential for daily mobility. However, they're prone to various injuries, such as fractures, which include broken bones, displaced fracture bones, and stress fractures....