How Can a Podiatrist Help You Manage Claw Toe Pain?
13 May 2019
If one of your toes is curling inwards, then you may have some discomfort or even pain. This condition, known as claw toe, can make walking difficult. Even at rest, the toe and other parts of your foot may hurt.
While some claw toes are fixed with surgery, not all toes get to this stage. If surgery isn't an option, then seeing a podiatrist should help.
What can a podiatrist do for you?
What to Do If You Have Cracked and Painful Heels
1 February 2018
If you have heel pain due to dried and cracked skin, there are a number of steps you can take to reduce your pain and help your heel heal. However, the exact path you take depends on the underlying condition. Here are some tips to consider.
Try a Skin Cream
In a lot of cases, you can address painful, dry and cracked heels with a skin cream. Don't use lotions with lots of perfumes.
The Most Common Causes of Heel Pain, and How to Treat It
16 September 2016
Heel pain doesn't always mean that you have a serious condition that should be addressed, but this type of pain can actually interfere with your everyday activities. When your feet hurt in any way, even a quick trip to the supermarket or driving your car can become an impossibility. While only a doctor can tell you exactly why your heels are hurting, note a few common causes of heel pain and how to address them.
How to Keep Your Feet Healthy During Winter
8 August 2016
In the depths of the Australian winter, it is tempting to hide your feet in boots, socks or slippers in an effort to keep them warm. However, it is important that you pay attention to your feet during winter. Below are some ways you can keep your feet warm, dry and in top condition.
Keep your feet dry
Boots are a great footwear option; they can help to keep your feet dry and warm while you walk through pouring rain or cold mud.