Category: Diseases of the Foot

Mossy Foot Disease

When you travel to a tropical country on vacation it is usually a very enjoyable experience. The beach is warm and inviting, the water is clear, and the scenery is absolutely beautiful. You might consider kicking off your sandals or water shoes to sink your feet into the landscape and really revel in its warmth […]

Cancers and Growths in the Feet

Cancer is a terrible disease that affects and claims the lives of hundreds of thousands of Americans each year. In males, the most common types of cancers are prostate cancer, lung cancer, colon cancer, and bladder cancer. In females, the most common types of cancers are breast cancer, lung cancer, colon cancer, and uterine cancer. […]

Arthritis and Your Feet

Arthritis is the inflammation of joints, a condition that affects over 50 million Americans. There are many different types of diseases that describe arthritis, but the most common forms are osteoarthritis (OA) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Since the foot has 33 joints and their associated tissues, it is not surprising that it can be more […]

Freiberg’s disease and the Little Piggy rhyme

This little piggy went to market This little piggy stayed home This little piggy had roast beef This little piggy had none And this little piggy went….wee wee all the way home Mothers, over the years, have always recited the nursery rhyme of the ‘little piggys’, while counting out on their baby’s toes with each […]

Weakness in the Foot Bones Could Be Charcot Foot

Dr. Jean-Martin Charcot, also known as “the Napoleon of the neuroses,” was a French neurologist whose name is linked to at least 15 medical eponyms, one of which is the Charcot Foot. What is Charcot Foot? Charcot Foot is a condition in which there is severe weakness and at times, a loss of sensation in […]

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