Treating Feet Stricken By Psoriatic Arthritis
18 November 2015
Psoriatic arthritis is one of the lesser known forms of arthritis, but that doesn't make it any less debilitating than its more infamous cousins. Psoriatic arthritis manifests in a small but significant proportion of people who suffer from psoriasis, the more well-known chronic skin condition, which causes red, itchy scales on the skin. If this otherwise superficial disease manages to infect the patient's immune system, the body's natural defences against pathogens may start to attack the body's own tissues, particularly at the joints.
High-Arched Feet Explained
12 August 2015
When the arches of your feet are too high, your heels and the balls of your feet experience too much stress when you stand or walk as a result of your weight being unevenly distributed. The arches of your feet would normally provide the surrounding muscles with support and add stability to your joints, but overarched feet can lead to muscle weakness.
There's not always an identifiable cause for your arches deepening, but one common cause is the development of a neurological disorder, such as a stroke or muscular dystrophy, that's associated with poor muscle co-ordination and weakness.
How to Deal with Your Teen's Heel Pain
22 June 2015
If your physically active teen is experiencing severe heel pain, it may well be caused by Sever's Disease. Do not be alarmed as it is actually quite a common injury that occurs in adolescents. Although it can be painful, it is a temporary condition that leaves no long term effects if quickly diagnosed and treated correctly.
Learn more about Sever's Disease, how to recognize symptoms and the best ways to help your teenage recover.
This Little Piggy Went...Ouch! Tips for Treating an Ingrown Toe Nail
16 April 2015
As life's irritants go, an ingrown toe nail is up there with paper cuts and spam phone calls. At best, it can cause discomfort in certain shoes and at worst it can be excruciating to apply even the slightest amount of pressure. Take the right care though and you can avoid further pain and complications that can even require surgery if left untreated. Show that wayward nail whose boss with some of these top tips for treating an ingrown toe nail.