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…

Family Podiatry Centre

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…

Could this happen to you?

This used to be a beautiful, pink and healthy big toenail. At some point in time it was infected by a nasty fungus. Infectious fungal spores can be found in places where many people walk around barefooted. Think gym showers, swimming pools, pedicure and reflexology places etc. Once the fungus enters the nail it eats…