Ingrown Toe Nails: Treatment Facts & Myth...

Ingrown toe nails are common, particularly in the adolescent population.  The most common causes are narrow/tight shoes, sweaty feet and trimming the nails too short.  Some people have a genetic predisposition to ingrown toenails because the nail itself is curved on the sides.  Often times, the nail starts to grow in and then the patient tries to “dig it out,” thereby making it worse and/or causing it to get... Read More

Pain in the Ball of your Foot? It Could be a N...

Patients with neuroms suffer from one or more of the following:   Pain in the ball of the foot towards the toes Occasional clicking sensation Burning/numbness/tingling in the toes The sensation that the sock is balled up in the shoe The above-mentioned symptoms are consistent with a condition called a Morton’s neuroma. A neuroma occurs when tissue immediately surrounding the nerve becomes inflamed or... Read More