Month: December 2015

You Can Prevent Fungal Toenails

Are you embarrassed because of the appearance of your toenails? Do they look ragged or thickened, discolored or dull? If so you may have toenail fungus. Fungal nail is a common problem and is very contagious. It’s caused by a microscopic organism that loves dark, warm, moist environments like the insides of shoes. Since it’s […]

Make Smart Footwear Choices if You Have Neuropathy

Because neuropathy causes pain and numbness in the feet, it’s important to choose footwear wisely if you suffer from this condition. The peripheral nerve system ranges all over the body and includes all the nerves except those in the brain and spinal cord. This system links the brain and spinal cord to the body’s muscles, […]

Heel Pain in Children Could Be Sever’s Disease

Growing pains? Are these real or myth? If your child has heel pain and difficulty walking, he or she may be experiencing a heel bone that grows too fast during a growth spurt. Sever’s disease occurs when the muscles and tendons stretch tightly because they don’t grow fast enough to keep up with heel bone […]