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Archive for March 2018

What Is Athletes Foot?

What is Athlete’s Foot? What is athlete’s foot? This is a common question to a very common condition. In fact, it’s so pervasive, there are over 3 million cases per year. This is because athlete’s foot is a fungal infection. Therefore, it spreads easily. And, it might go untreated for some time because the person…

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What are the Most Common Foot Problems?

What are the Most Common Foot Problems? What are the most common foot problems? Which do occur in the majority of cases? Well, the most common foot problems include conditions such as athlete’s foot, bunions, ingrown toenails, plantar fasciitis, blisters, and corns. What are the Most Common Foot Problems? The most common foot problems are…

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What is Achilles Tendinitis?

Achilles tendinitis. Two words no runner or any other individual wants to hear. Achilles tendinitis, also called tendinitis of the heel, is a condition which describes an injury of the tendon. (The Achilles tendon is the ligament which connects the calf muscle to the heel bone.) It’s actually more common than you think and most…

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About Foot Fractures

Foot fractures are what most people refer to as “broken bones.” But, it’s more complicated than this oversimplified statement. It could well be a stress fracture, which is a small crack or even characterized as a severe bruising of the bone. It’s also important to note, there’s a difference between foot fractures and sprains. About…

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