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Category Archives: Foot Problems

Pigeon Toe/In Toe

Pigeon Toe/In Toe

Pigeon toe is most common in infants and children under two years of age, when the bone structure is still forming and the cartilages are soft enough to be affected by both internal and external pressure. Therefore, it becomes rarer as a body develops with age and corrects the minor flaws naturally…

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Stress Fracture

Stress Fracture

If you are a track and field athlete, you’re likely familiar with stress fracture. It is a tiny crack in a bone, usually in the weight-bearing bones of the lower leg and foot. Whereas regular fractures involve major trauma or force to break a bone, stress fractures come from a much lighter impact, but occurring repetitively…

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Ingrown Nails

Ingrown Nails

Ingrown nail is a painful condition that can affect the nails of the hand or feet, but occurs most often with the toenails. A toenail that is “ingrown” curves and digs into the skin at the sides of the nail, usually creating pain, redness, swelling, and heat, and often becomes infected…

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Fungal Nails

Fungal Nails

A fungal nail is an infection caused by nail fungus. Fungus is a plantlike organism that reproduces by spores. When fungus is in a fingernail or a toenail, the nail may appear as thickened or discolored. The most common form of fungal nail often starts…

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