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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 […]

September 24, 2019

Getting Your Feet Ready for The Weather

It’s almost that time to slide out of your favorite pair of flip flops and step into a pair of comfortable, cozy shoes.  Whether you live in Florida or Canada, most people have to transition from warm weather shoes to ones more suitable for the colder fall weather. And sometimes it’s easy to forget how […]

August 28, 2019

Ingrown Toenails

An ingrown toenail happens when the edges or corners of the nail grow into the skin next to the nail and break the skin. It is a common condition, and it can be painful, causing swelling, redness, and sometimes infection. It usually affects the big toe, either on one or both sides of the toe. […]