What You Should Do When Your Child Complains Of Heel Pain
3 July 2017
Children are extremely resilient and can bounce back from a fall or even an injury (sometimes a serious one). As such, when they come to you with a complaint of heel pain, you may be inclined to assume that it will just resolve itself on its own. But if your child continues to complain to you for several days or weeks about pain in one or both of their heels, you might wonder what you can do to help your child with their heel pain.
The Fungus Among Us: Unsightly Toenail Fungus And How To Treat It
6 April 2017
Toenail fungus, for whatever reason, prefers the nails of older men. (However, it will develop in ladies' and children's nails too, under certain circumstances.) It is really quite unpleasant to see, since it discolors the toenails a hideous dark yellow. To make matters worse, some toenail fungi also make the toes stink. Since fungus typically grows where there is only death and decay, it means that the toenails are quite dead as far as tissue and cells are concerned.
A Few Ways To Care For Your Foot Fracture
20 January 2017
A foot fracture is a fairly common injury that can happen suddenly due to a fall or accident, or it can happen gradually as a result of stress due to jogging or wearing the wrong kind of shoes. Fractures can be mild and require little care, especially if a toe is involved, or they can be severe enough to require surgery. No matter what kind of fracture you have, one of the best things you can do to help it heal is to keep weight off your foot.
Cracked Heels & Pregnancy: What You Need to Know
30 October 2015
Pregnancy brings with it a host of discomforts, and your feet are no exception. The unique strain placed on the body can lead to painful conditions in the feet, including severe cracked heels. If you have developed deep fissures in your heels during your pregnancy, you can take steps to prevent and remedy them.
What causes cracked heels during pregnancy?
Cracked heels occur because the skin of the heel does not have enough moisture.