Month: May 2016

Pain in the Ball of the Foot May Be Capsulitis

Do you have pain in the ball of your foot? Does it feel as if your sock is bunched up or you’re stepping on a marble? Is it difficult to wear shoes because of the pain and swelling? You may have capsulitis, a fairly common condition that can occur at any age. Capsulitis normally affects […]

Your Child’s Heel Pain May Be Sever’s Disease

Has your child complained of heel pain or has difficulty walking? Sometimes a growth spurt causes the heel bone to grow more quickly than nearby muscles and tendons, causing them to stretch too much. This condition is called Sever’s disease and it’s a cause of real growing pains! Until the tendons and muscles have a […]

Ingrown Toenails Can Be Prevented

Having an ingrown toenail is no fun. It’s unsightly and also can be very painful. Can this condition be prevented? If you’ve never had an ingrown toenail then you are very lucky. Ingrown toenails can be caused by heredity, if your family has a history of unusually curved toenails. Other causes include cutting your toenails […]

Your Heel Hurts: What’s the Problem?

Ouch! Your foot underneath your heel hurts when you first get up in the morning. Or you have pain and swelling at the back of the heel. Or the bottom of your heel is okay in the morning but hurts more and more as the day goes on. Heel pain can be caused by many […]