Maintain Your Feet Between Podiatrist Visits With Essential Oils
21 June 2016
If you have to see a podiatrist for whatever reason, you have no doubt realised that between visits is the time when you really need to focus on keeping your feet as healthy as possible. A great way of maintaining the health of your feet between visits is through the use of essential oils. Essential oils are usually obtained through the distillation of plants, and they are often used for their healing properties.
A Quick Overview of Charcot Foot for Diabetics
19 May 2016
People with diabetes can face problems with their feet due to two major complications of the disease: poor circulation and nerve damage. Charcot foot, more properly referred to as Charcot athropathy, is one of the most serious conditions that can occur as a result of these issues. Here's a quick overview of the condition.
What is Charcot Foot?
Charcot foot occurs in patients who have neuropathy, a decrease in your ability to feel pain, trauma, or temperature.
4 Very Simple Ways to Deal with Bunion Pain
16 March 2016
Bunions, or hallux valgus as they're medically known, occur when bone or tissue around the joint at the base of your big toe moves out of place. Whether your bunions are a due to genetics or bad shoes, you're likely to be unhappy with the effect they have on your life. The only real cure is surgery, but there are things you can do to lessen the pain while you're waiting for a foot clinic appointment.
Plantar Faciitis - How Your Podiatrist Can Help
27 January 2016
Plantar fasciitis is painful foot condition that can become chronic if not treated promptly by a qualified podiatrist. Read on to find out how a podiatrist could help you to relieve the discomfort of this debilitating condition.
What is plantar fasciitis?
Plantar fasciitis is a condition caused by the inflammation of the connective tissue that runs along the sole of your foot from your heel bone to your toes. Sufferers of this condition suffer burning or stabbing pain in their feet, usually after periods of inactivity.