What is Arthritis -Symptoms and Signs

Inflammation found in one or more joints in the body which are a form of a disorder in joints is called Arthritis. Osteoarthritis is the most common of all kinds. It is caused as a result of age, trauma to the joint or an infection in the joint. Arthritis is… Read More

What is a Toenail Fungal Infection?

Toenail fungus is a problem that people may notice but ignore because they do not think that it is a big deal. They just cover it up by wearing socks or applying nail polish, hoping that the problem takes care of itself. The problem is that toenail fungus is not… Read More

Athlete’s Foot – Symptoms & Causes

The potential for contracting athlete’s foot, is so immense because of it contagious properties, that I never take showers at the gym without those rubber flip flops. I always make sure that I have something on my feet when I am in a place that I either don’t know or… Read More

Foot Corns – Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis,Treatment

Corns are actually distinctively shaped dead skin or callus which is usually found in glabrous (smooth and hairless) or thin skin surfaces especially in some dorsal surface of fingers and toes. Corns sometimes occurs on the thicker plantar or palmar skin surfaces. The formation of the Corns is caused by… Read More

5 Essential Foot Care Procedures For Diabetics

Foot care is incredibly important for all of us to ensure our feet stay healthy. For the person with diabetes, foot care is even more important. Diabetics are more prone to poor blood circulation and nerve disease, and they are more susceptible to developing infections in their extremities. Below are… Read More

Bone Spurs

An outgrowth of a bone occurring along the edges of the bone is known as a bone spur. Bone spur or osteophyte are mostly found in joints but can exist in any bone. They are also found where ligaments, tendons or muscles attach to the bone. Bone spur occurs mostly… Read More