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Do I have athlete’s foot?

What is athlete’s foot? Athlete’s foot is the name given to a rash that usually appears in between your toes. The rash is caused by a fungus and can cause you quite a lot of discomfort. Athlete’s foot affects the skin and makes it red, itchy, scaly, cracked, dry or blistered. The condition is not

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Planters foot, everything you need to know

What is planters foot? Planters foot is also known as Plantar Fasciitis, it is an inflammation that’s caused by the stretching of the plantar fascia. The plantar fascia the tissue that stretches along the sole of your foot from the big toe right the way to the heel. When this tissue is overly stretched it

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Pain in the bottom of my foot

As there are so many different causes for pain in the bottom of your foot, it would be impossible to go into a lot of detail about each one. This page of our blog is an overview of many of the common causes for foot pain. To find out more about each of the causes,

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Pain in your big toe, what does it mean?

We all get pain in our feet, it is something that effects the young and old alike. The pain can be from many different things such as poor fitting shoes or an accident. As there are so many causes to the pain you may be feeling in your big toe, we won’t be able to

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Ingrown Toenail

An ingrown toenail is a common condition in which the nail grows into the skin at the borders of the nail. It usually affects the big toe, but others may be affected as well. This is a painful condition that can lead to infection of the nail bed. Causes of ingrown toenail Heredity Some people

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Ankle Sprain

An ankle sprain is one of the most common musculoskeletal injury.  Ligaments are the fibrous structures that hold the bones of the joints together. A sprain occurs when these ligaments are stretched beyond their limits and rupture completely or partially. Causes of ankle sprains The most common ligament of the ankle to rupture is the

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Stiff Big Toe – Hallux Rigidus

Hallux rigidus or stiff big toe is the arthritis of the metatarsophalangeal joint of the big toe. It is usually associated with some case of trauma history in the patient however sometimes there is no such history of mechanical injury. It more commonly affects females especially between 30 and 60 years of age. The underlying

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Diabetic Foot Problems

One of the most risky complications of diabetes comes in the form of diabetic foot problems. Diabetic foot problems stem from the fact that diabetes reduces the sensation of discomfort and pain in the foot, allowing previously innocuous foot problems to become very serious. Diabetic foot problems generally come from complications caused by: 1. Increased

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