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February 19, 2020

Big Toe Arthritis and How to Deal With It

While the big toe seems like a trivial part of the body that we take for granted often, it actually plays a major role in maintaining our balance. Thanks to the support offered by our big toes, we can walk, run and exercise. Our big toes help us travel the world and do the things […]

January 16, 2020

How Nail Color and Structure Can Reveal Your Health

Have you noticed changes in the appearance of your toenails lately? If you have, you might want to get them checked out. Toenails, like any other part of the body should be routinely checked by your doctor. Discoloration or physical abnormalities of the toenails can indicate a lot about your health and can help provide […]

December 10, 2019

Common Foot Bumps and What they Mean

Maybe it was when you put on your shoes one morning or when you went for an evening jog that you first noticed that painful or uncomfortable bump on the bottom of your foot. Whatever the case, one thing for sure is that a painful or itchy bump on the sole of the foot should […]

November 14, 2019

Everything You Need to Know About Bunions

What is a bunion? Medically known as hallux valgus, a bunion is a bony and painful bump that forms on the inner big toe joint. Two main joints form the big toe, the larger one, known as the metatarsophalangeal joint (MTP), begins in the first longer bone in the foot and joins with the first […]

October 25, 2019

Minimally Invasive Foot Surgery: Be Back On Your Feet In No Time

Have bunions, hammer toes, or foot arthritis been keeping you off your feet or in constant pain? You’re not alone. Up to 60% of older individuals suffer from some kind of foot disorder (source: Arthritis Care & Research, news release, May 20, 2013.) Many people are skeptical about or scared of surgery as a way […]