When Your Big Toe Joint Hurts

Our feet are extremely complex structures containing numerous bones, joints, muscles, tendons and ligaments. As the primary structure necessary for movement, the big toe takes the brunt of our daily activities. With that being said, are you feeling a constant throbbing pain in your big toe? Is it stiff? Pain in your big toe can be coming from deep inside the joint and at other times be the result of the nail... Read More

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