Category: Foot Conditions

Causes & Signs of Skin Cancer on Your Feet

Skin cancer is often associated with excessive sun or other ultraviolet light exposure such as from tanning beds. But many people don’t realize that even though your feet don’t always get a lot of sun, skin cancer can show up on your feet and ankles from other causes so you need to be on the […]

Amplifying the Smell

Summer in most regions is full of sunny days, warm weather and outside enjoyment. People get out and get active to enjoy the weather while it is here. Summer can end all too soon but there is nothing that will end summer fun more than a pair of smelly feet. Not only will it affect […]

What is a Ganglion?

A ganglion is a cyst that forms on top of a joint, ligament or tendon. The cyst is typically filled with fluid. If the cyst is not cancerous, it may disappear on its own over time. If it is cancerous or causes a lot of pain in the foot or ankle, then it may be […]

Don’t Be a Worry Wart

When you find a wart on your foot, it can be hard to tell whether the wart is harmful or harmless. Not to mention they are usually looked at as a cosmetic issue. Although they can be a pain, they are treatable by a podiatrist. Here is all you need to know about warts and […]

What is Paronychia

If you have painful red and swollen skin around your toenail or fingernail, it can be easy to ignore and pass off as a hangnail. Unfortunately, many people do not realize that this type of pain can actually be from a fungal infection within your skin. This type of infection is not uncommon but does […]

Preventing Obnoxious Odors

If you are a sports player or are on your feet on a constant basis, then you are probably well aware of sweaty feet. Not only do sweaty feet make you uncomfortable in your shoes, they can also cause blisters and foot odor. Smelly feet can be embarrassing and make it so you do not […]


Having excessively sweaty feet can put a damper on anyone’s day – literally. Hyperhidrosis or excessively sweaty feet is a condition that affects about 3% of the population. This condition causes a person to sweat uncontrollably, excessively, and at random. People with hyperhidrosis can sweat whilst sleeping or even in very cold conditions. They have […]

Flatter than a Flapjack

When we are born we are given our own unique set of feet. They grow with us and mold into the feet that we will use for our entire lives. They get a lot of use yet are sometimes left unnoticed. Not all feet are created equally, but they do all have a similar structure. […]

3 Main Causes of Foot and Ankle Problems

Podiatrists like Dr. Ryan L. D’Amico of Syracuse Podiatry, located in Fayetteville, New York, have seen all types of foot and ankle problems enter their offices. Foot and ankle problems are not limited to the older generation; children, adolescents, middle aged men and women of all backgrounds come in to see the podiatrist because of […]

Fallen Arches

When you look a picture of a foot, you typically see a clear defined arch. That arch is the little arc right in the middle of your foot when looking at the inside. This curved structure is made out of tendons that help form the shape of your foot and connect the heel and the […]

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