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Smelly Feet? There’s a Cure for That.

Summer is here, and that means plenty of outdoor fun. It also means hot days and sweating. With that can come smelly feet. It’s often referred to as athlete’s foot because many athletes suffer from this condition. The cause can be a fungus or bacteria that thrive in most places. It affects about 5% of […]

Are Your Child’s Feet Hurting? It Could Be Arthritis.

May is Arthritis Awareness Month. During this time, we bring attention to one of the biggest health problems people face today. Over 50 million Americans suffer from arthritis, making it a leading health issue. WHAT IS ARTHRITIS? Arthritis is the general term for swelling or inflammation in your joints. There are more than 100 different […]

How to Love Your Feet Warts and All

No one likes warts, but they don’t have to ruin your summer fun. When warts occur on the feet, they are called plantar warts. Usually, they appear on the heel or places where the foot bears weight. A virus causes plantar warts that can enter if there is a break in the skin. Warts are not […]

6 Foot Problems That Increase with Age

As you age, all the steps you’ve taken every day add up, and the components of your feet and ankles begin to break down more often. With many people experiencing systemic diseases like peripheral artery disease and diabetes as they mature, there’s a concomitant increase in skin and nail conditions, among others. Seeing your foot […]

How to Treat & Prevent Fungal Toenails & Athlete’s Foot

Yes, there is fungus among us, and one of the easiest ways to avoid a fungal foot infection is by protecting your feet from the microbes that cause the infection. Fungi love the warm and moist environment that often characterizes the inside of your shoes. Keeping moisture at bay and killing microbes before spreading can help treat […]

3 Ways to Treat & Prevent Foot Warts

Warts on the feet can be particularly annoying and painful, especially for the larger plantar warts that grow on the bottom of the foot hidden under thick skin. Since warts cause the human papillomavirus (HPV), eradicating the virus will eliminate warts. It is easier said than done since the virus is ubiquitous in the environment. […]

Why Are My Feet Feeling So Hot?

While bacterial and fungal infections or just plain tiredness are among the leading causes of having hot feet, the burning sensation you may be experiencing, systemic diseases like diabetes could be another cause. Since there are so many conditions that can cause your feet to feel hot or tingling, you need to see your foot care professional for […]

The Heel Pain of Plantar Fasciitis

Arch problems from plantar fasciitis often go hand in hand (or should we say foot in foot?) with heel pain. Many people experience heel pain as one of the first indications that they have stretches and tears in their arch tissue that radiate symptoms to the heel area. See your foot doctor for a proper diagnosis and to determine […]

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