Ingrown Toenails

What are ingrown toenails? What possible treatments are there? A fairly common condition, ingrown toenails usually afflict the big toes though sometimes they occur in the other toes as well. Seeking treatments can alleviate the individual from the immense swelling, bleeding and pain that comes. Ingrown toenails, if left without treatment, have the potential to…

Pigeon Toe’d Walking

Intoeing or “Pigeon-toed” is a reasonably common condition. It occurs when the lower part of the leg, the tibia, is rotated inwards (internal tibial torsion) or when the upper part of the leg, the femur, is rotated inwards (internal femoral torsion) or both. The legs will look like picture A if the femur is the…

Warts on the foot

  Humanpapillomavirus (HPV) is the virus responsible for viral warts (verrucae). There are currently more that 70 subtypes which cause specific types of infections. HPV enters our skin on the foot through portals created in our skin by for example, walking on abrasive pool side non-slip tiles, having very moist or very dry feet and…