Foot and Heel Care Articles

Self-Care for Fungal Nail Infection

Posted on Feb 28, 2018 by Swati Chadha

Fungal infection of the fingernails or toenails refers to the growth of fungi under, in or on the nails. Toenail infections are more common than those of the fingernails. Such infections develop over a period of time.

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Heel Spurs: Diagnosis and Treatment

Posted on Jul 30, 2014 by Razia Sanwari

Do you feel a sharp, knife-like pain in your heel on waking up in the morning or after prolonged standing/walking? Does this pain increase in intensity after long-drawn-out periods of rest or after some kind of an activity/exercise? Heel spur is a calcaneal or a small bone spur that is located on the heel bone or calcaneus and common in patients with a history of foot pain. They are tiny calcium deposits that can form near the base of the heel bone and jut out causing pain whenever pressure is applied on the heel.

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