Foot Conditions

Injuries to the foot can be quite common and painful. It is important to first isolate the problem to determine the best mode of treatment. Treatments for foot injuries are as varied as the injuries themselves. An x-ray may be used to determine if the bone has been fractured or broken. Some of the common injuries are caused by running or sprains / strains.

BUNIONS
BUNIONS

Also known as Hallux Valgus, a bunion is described as bump that is found on the inner foot near the big toe. The bumpy bone is caused b [...]

ACHILLIES TENDON
ACHILLIES TENDON

If you are experiencing painful swelling in the back of your foot just above the heel, you may be suffering from Achilles Tendonitis. T [...]

FLAT FOOT
FLAT FOOT

Flatfoot also known as fallen arches, the condition of flat feet is characterized by a lack of appropriate arch in the inner foot. It c [...]

GANGLIONS
GANGLIONS

Ganglion is typically located on the ankle or top of the foot, but also occasionally formed elsewhere on the foot, are small fluid-fill [...]

HAGLUND\'S DEFORMITY
HAGLUND'S DEFORMITY

If you are suffering from Haglund’s deformity you will most likely have noticed a bony enlargement at the back of the heel. This cond [...]

HALLUX RIGIDUS
HALLUX RIGIDUS

Hallux Rigidus is a condition that affects the joint at the base of the big toe. If you suffer from this condition, you will notice pai [...]

HAMMERTOES
HAMMERTOES

Hammertoe is characterized by a bending of one or both joints of any but the big toe. This condition causes difficulties wearing shoes, [...]

HEEL PAIN / FASCIITIS
HEEL PAIN / FASCIITIS

Heel pain is extremely common and potentially disruptive affliction that has many possible causes, including stress fractures, arthriti [...]

MORTON\'S NEUROMA
MORTON'S NEUROMA

A neuroma is a thickening of nerve tissue that can develop in various parts of the body creating nerve damage. [...]

ONYCHOMYCOSIS
ONYCHOMYCOSIS

Onychomycosis is a fungal infection of the toenails and fingernails. This fungus causes nails to thicken, discolour, disfigure and spli [...]

PLANTAR FASCIITIS
PLANTAR FASCIITIS

When individuals begin to experience intense pain in their heel, many know that they have acquired plantar fasciitis. This occurs when [...]

POSTERIOR TIBIAL DYSFUNCTION
POSTERIOR TIBIAL DYSFUNCTION

Posterior tibial tendon dysfunction (PTTD) is the inflammation or over stretching of the posterior tibial tendon in the foot. The funct [...]

RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS
RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS

Rheumatoid arthritis known as RA is a chronic disease. This disease cause inflammation of the lining of the joints and can lead to long [...]

SESAMOIDITIS
SESAMOIDITIS

Sesamoiditis is an inflammation of the sesamoid bones on the ball of the foot just behind the big toe. Sesamoids bone is connected to t [...]

TARSAL TUNNEL SYNDROME
TARSAL TUNNEL SYNDROME

Tarsal tunnel syndrome is a painful foot condition in which the tibial nerve is compressed as it travels through the tarsal tunnel. Thi [...]

TAILORS BUNION
TAILORS BUNION

Tailors bunion is a variation of the traditional bunion that is typically caused by continued pressure to the outside of the foot. This [...]

ALLERGIC CONTACT DERMATITIS
ALLERGIC CONTACT DERMATITIS

Allergic contact dermatitis is an allergic condition that occurs when your skin is contacted by an allergen that you are sensitive too. [...]

ATHLETE\'S FOOT
ATHLETE'S FOOT

Athlete's foot often first appears as an itchy red rash, typically beginning between the fourth and fifth toe. It is typically contract [...]

CALLUSES
CALLUSES

Calluses are thick patches of skin that develop when the foot is subjected to excessive friction and pressure. This skin forms a protec [...]

INGROWN TOENAILS
INGROWN TOENAILS

Ingrown toenail is caused by a segment of the toenail that embeds in the skin around the nail. The nail is characterized by pain, swell [...]

PLANTAR WARTS
PLANTAR WARTS

Plantar warts are benign growths that occur on the sole, heel or ball of the foot. They are generally rough and spongy and mostly grey, [...]

XEROSIS
XEROSIS

Xerosis is known as severe dry skin on the feet. There are several factors that can cause xerosis such as bathing or showering more tha [...]

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