How to Deal with Your Teen's Heel Pain
22 June 2015
If your physically active teen is experiencing severe heel pain, it may well be caused by Sever's Disease. Do not be alarmed as it is actually quite a common injury that occurs in adolescents. Although it can be painful, it is a temporary condition that leaves no long term effects if quickly diagnosed and treated correctly.
Learn more about Sever's Disease, how to recognize symptoms and the best ways to help your teenage recover.
This Little Piggy Went...Ouch! Tips for Treating an Ingrown Toe Nail
16 April 2015
As life's irritants go, an ingrown toe nail is up there with paper cuts and spam phone calls. At best, it can cause discomfort in certain shoes and at worst it can be excruciating to apply even the slightest amount of pressure. Take the right care though and you can avoid further pain and complications that can even require surgery if left untreated. Show that wayward nail whose boss with some of these top tips for treating an ingrown toe nail.
Simple Tips for Protecting Your Feet From Everyday Problems
13 April 2015
You may not give much thought as to the health of your feet or be concerned with common, everyday problems that often develop on the feet. However, once these problems develop, you could be in severe pain or even need surgery to be able to walk as you should. Problems with the feet can be avoided with a few simple tips that most podiatrists wish their patients would follow.
1. Wear comfortable shoes that actually fit
Understanding Fungal Toenail Infections
31 March 2015
The fungi present in toenail infections require keratin to survive. Keratin is the main structural component of your nails, so once you get a fungal toenail infection it can be difficult to get rid of it. The fungi are highly contagious and can spread to any unaffected toenails, but you can also pass the infection to other people. Avoid spreading a fungal toenail infection by not sharing towels, wearing swimming socks at the pool and wearing shoes in the house.