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What Is Toenail Fungus? Toenail fungus, or onychomycosis, is an infection underneath the surface of the nail caused by fungi. When the...
What Are Ingrown Toenails? Ingrown nails, the most common nail impairment, are nails whose corners or sides dig painfully into the soft...
What are Sweaty Feet? Excessive sweating of the feet is called hyperhidrosis. It's more common in men than in women, and more common in...
Warts of the Feet
What are Warts? Warts are one of several soft tissue conditions of the foot that can be quite painful. They are caused by a virus and can...
Skin Cancers of the Feet
What Are Skin Cancers of the Feet? Skin cancer can develop anywhere on the body, including in the lower extremities. Skin cancers of the...
What is Psoriasis?
What is Psoriasis? Psoriasis is a skin condition caused by faster-than-normal turnover of skin cells. Normally, new skin cells rise to...
What is a Neuroma?
What is a Neuroma? A neuroma is a painful condition, also referred to as a “pinched nerve” or a nerve tumor. It is a benign growth of...
What is a Hammer Toe? A hammer toe is a contracture, or bending, of the toe at the first joint of the digit, called the proximal...
What is Peripheral Neuropathy? Peripheral neuropathy is damage of the peripheral nerves. Your peripheral nerves are the nerves that...
Diabetic Wound Care - What you need to Know
What is a Diabetic Foot Ulcer? A diabetic foot ulcer is an open sore or wound that occurs in approximately 15 percent of patients with...