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Category Archives: Toes

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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Bunions

Bunions

A bunion is one of the most common foot problems. Your big toe does far more work than the lesser toes. Every time you take a step, the big toe supports most of your body’s weight. It is indispensable to foot movement…

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