Author: Stavros Alexopoulos

Stand Up to Plantar Warts

Let’s face it, plantar warts are frankly unsightly and not something you want hanging around. To add to their charm, they can also be painful when left to their own devices. They grow on the bottom of the foot and can stick out a bit, but not too much since they are constantly being pressed […]

Hammertoes Exist to Disrupt

Hammertoes can happen for a number of reasons; yet, the cause is usually traced to your shoes. Can you believe that it’s your actions that may be causing your hammertoes? Don’t worry though, there’s something you can do about it. First, it’s important to know that aside from improperly-fitting shoes, they can also develop from […]

Orthotics are the Real Deal

Orthotics are intended to dismiss discomfort, stop defects, allow greater movement and provide strength. Sound good, don’t they? Now, imagine that they are custom-fitted to your feet! Orthotics can be bought from stores, but it’s the custom-molded ones that fit the specific contours of your feet. An extensive selection of orthotics is offered for different […]

Athlete’s Foot Will Fight for Survival

Water recreation is a big part of staying cool in the summer months, but beware of foot conditions that can result from poor protection and hygiene! One condition that is seen in many patients during the summer is athlete’s foot. The fungus that causes athlete’s foot can be transferred from another person or dirty surfaces […]

Achilles Tendonitis is No Picnic

Achilles tendonitis can be a major problem for many types of people. The Achilles tendon joins the calf muscles to the heel bone. This, as you can imagine, is of great significance when jumping, walking or standing on the ball of the foot. Achilles tendonitis creates severe pain since the tendon is located behind the […]

Don’t Let Flat Feet Get You Down

Flat feet have a way of causing little drama at the beginning, only to become problematic later on with lack of treatment. Flat feet develop when there is an alteration in the form of the foot because the arch is not in a neutral position and occur because the tendons holding joints together have become […]

Heel Pain can be Managed

Heel pain can be caused for a variety of reasons, such as foot complications or long periods of stress placed on the feet. Heel pain can cause many problems since it can interfere with day to day activities. There is no magic way of eliminating it; however, determining the exact cause of it helps for […]

Heel Spurs are Painful

Heel spurs are not something you want on your feet for a variety of reasons. They often develop from calcification of the heel bone and cause a painful bump at the back of the heel. The spurs that happen at the back of the heel generally occur from swelling of other tendons. They can form […]

Ingrown Toenails are More than Uncomfortable

Ingrown toenails can become a real pain for your feet as the side of the nails can dig into the surrounding skin. This, as you can imagine, not only causes pain but also makes it difficult to participate in routine activities. Ingrown toenails can happen as a result of numerous problems, such as not trimming […]

Bunions Can Wear Your Feet Down

Bunions can be annoying or not a problem at all. If your bunion does not develop into a large enough mass to cause shoe issues or other complications, there may not be much you have to do. However, they can frequently cause significant issues that can cause your feet to be worn out from dealing […]