Sensitive Feet

Monday, September 28th, 2009

What Causes Sensitive Feet?

In each of your feet and both of your ankles, there are over 20 different bones, over 30 different joints and hundreds of muscles, tendons and ligaments.  Is it any wonder that foot pain is common?

sensitive feet

The feet are responsible for carrying around the body’s mass.  The weight of the body should be balanced between the two feet, but many people have one leg longer than the other, feet that angle out or in, flat feet, … Read the Full Article

Ingrown Toenails

Saturday, September 19th, 2009

What is Onychocryptosis?

Onychocryptosis is the medical term used for ingrown toenails.  Another less common term is Unguis incarnates.  It is a common form of nail disease.  While Onychocryptosis can occur on the nails of the hands, it most often affects the toenails.  In this condition, the nails grow at an angle, which causes them to cut into the nail bed. 

ingrown toenails

What are the symptoms of ingrown toenails?

The symptoms commonly include pain, swelling and redness along the outer edges … Read the Full Article