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Foot Health | Information & Articles

This series of helpful and instructive articles are provided by Dr. Hurless, other podiatrists, professional journals, and professional organizations involved in the treatment, care, and proper maintenance of feet and feet problems. Please feel free to write us with any comments, questions or suggestions via email (contact us)



Learn More About Your Feet

Not sure where to start? Check out our guides and tips to learn about common foot problems, what causes them, and how to treat them. Learn about the top brands, styles and features that can help relieve the foot problems you didn't realize you have.
GUIDES & TIPS

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GENERAL FOOT HEALTH

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FOOT HYGIENE
  • Foot Fungus | How Are Foot Fungal Problems Treated?
    The fungal problems seen most often are athlete’s foot and fungal nails. A fungus is a common mold that thrives in dark, warm, moist areas. On the feet, it can grow on and between toes, as well as on soles and toenails. Fungal problems can be a result of environment (socks, shoes, heat, and humidity) or weakened immunity diseases such as diabetes... ( read more )

  • Toenails | Common Toenail Problems and How to Treat Them
    Toenail problems can be painful and extremely frustrating to have, especially when blackened toenails, toenail fungus, and ingrown toenails are involved… ( read more )

  • Cracked Feet | Treating Heels With Cracks and Fissures
    Cracks and fissures are breaks in your skin. They may be the result of skin that is too dry or too moist. When skin is too dry, it can become rough and flaky. A large fissure often forms at the base of the heel… ( read more )

  • Cracked Heels
    With warm weather approaching comes beach walks and backyard barbeques. The poolside sandals are broken out for summer attire and the innocent barefoot wandering begins. With this, comes cracked heels and callused feet. ( read more )

  • Warts | How Does a Podiatrist Treat Plantar Warts?
    A wart is an infection caused by a virus, which can invade your skin through small cuts or breaks. Over time, the wart develops into a hard, rough growth on the surface of the skin… ( read more )

  • Athlete's Foot | Athlete’s Foot: What Is It? And How Can I Prevent It?
    You’ve heard of it. You know you’re not suppose to walk around in bare feet in the gym locker room because you can catch it. But what is it? Athlete’s foot, known medically as tinea pedis, is a common skin infection of the feet caused by fungus… ( read more )

  • Toenail Fungus
    Summer is just around the corner and you may want to think twice before lounging barefoot and breaking out your flip-flops. After all, the last thing you want hindering you from your long-awaited family vacation is a painful fungus (aka Onychomycosis) growing beneath your toenails... ( read more )


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KIDS
  • Kid's Feet - A Podiatrist's Perspective
    Many adult foot ailments, like other bodily ills, have their origins in childhood and are present at birth. Periodic professional attention and regular foot care can minimize these problems in later life…. ( read more )


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Learn More About Foot Conditions

Looking to learn more about your specific foot condition? Check out the articles below to find treatments and therapies for everything from bunions to diabetes. If you have a foot condition that you can't find answers about, let us know! We are dedicated to finding solutions for your problems.
ARCHES / FLAT FEET
  • High Arched Feet
    A high arch in the foot, otherwise known as Cavus foot, occurs when there is a disproportionate amount of weight placed on the ball and heel of the foot… ( read more )

  • What Causes Flat Feet
    Is the arch of your foot lower than usual? Does the sole of your foot almost completely touch the ground?... ( read more )

  • Are Fallen Arches a Real Foot Problem?
    There are several types of flatfoot conditions that occur in adults. The most common type is adult-acquired flatfoot, which is caused by overstretching a tendon that supports the arch… ( read more )


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ARTHRITIS / PAIN

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BALL OF FOOT PAIN
  • Ball of the Foot Pain
    “Doctor, I have pain under the ball of my foot.” “Doctor, I have pain under the ball of my foot." When a patient complains of this symptom, it is usually one of two problems: Capsulitis or a Neuroma… ( read more )


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DIABETES / NEUROPATHY

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MORTONS NEUROMA
  • Morton's Neuroma - Symptoms, Prevention & Treatment
    A Morton's neuroma is a benign (noncancerous) swelling along a nerve in the foot that carries sensations from the toes. The reason the nerve starts to swell is unknown. But once swelling begins, the nearby bones and ligaments put pressure on the nerve, causing more irritation and inflammation... ( read more )


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PLANTAR FASCIITIS / HEEL PAIN
  • Plantar Fasciitis: Heel Pain
    There are many causes of heel pain, but unquestionably the most common is Plantar Fasciitis. The Plantar Fascia is the thick band of tissue that runs across the bottom of your foot. Plantar Fasciitis occurs when this tissue is torn or inflamed. This tear or inflammation normally includes swelling, pain and/or difficulty walking... ( read more...)

  • Why Does My Heel Hurt?
    Do you have a sharp pain on the bottom of your foot near your heel when you first step down in the morning? The number one cause of heel pain in the US is a condition called Plantar Fasciitis. The plantar fascia is a soft tissue structure in the bottom of all of our feet that connects from the the heel bone to the bottom of all five toes. The plantar fascia works like a bowstring to help stabilize the arch... ( read more...)


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TOES

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