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Everything You Need To Know About Toenail Fungus – Backed By Science

Toes- we really don’t give them much thought until the summer months when we can finally shed our boots and don our favorite flip flops. For some, though, they are a reminder of an embarrassing truth. Toenail fungus is common, but it is also unpleasant to look at and live with. In fact, 92% of […]

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Therapy Combinations for Plantar Fasciitis

Fact-checked & edited by Dr. Helen Okoye, MD, MBA, MS-Epi Plantar fasciitis is a condition that can affect a person’s overall quality of life, as it can lead to severe heel pain and prevent even simple activities, such as walking, from happening. In deciding on the management of this condition, the majority of medical specialists prefer […]

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Nail Fungus Home Remedies – What Really Works

When a person is diagnosed with nail fungus, it is only normal he/she is interested in seeking out the right treatment. However, as the doctor will clearly point out, medicated creams and other topical solutions might take between several months and a year to clear up the infection. Oral drugs are stronger but they come […]

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Best Shoes for Plantar Fasciitis – Buyer’s Guide

The inflammation of the plantar fascia can influence a person’s quality of life, especially when it is accompanied by the stabbing pain at the level of the heel. The condition is known as plantar fasciitis and it can affect people of all ages and occupations, being aggravated by a number of factors, including excess physical […]

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Foot Pain Identifier – How To Identify Foot Pain

The foot is one of the most important parts of the human body, having to sustain the entire body weight and also to ensure locomotion. The foot contains no less than 24 bones, not to mention tendons, ligaments and other soft tissues. The support at the level of the foot is given by the plantar […]

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How To Quickly Get Rid Of Foot Fungus

If you have been diagnosed with foot fungus, it is highly likely you are suffering from a number of common symptoms. Your toes are itchy all the time and, the more you scratch, the higher the risk of your skin cracking and the infection progressing. The burning sensation can become quite intense and your toenails […]

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Is Your Dead Toenail Bothering You?

During the summer, we spend a lot of time in the open outdoors, wearing sandals and other open-toed footwear. However, in the situation that you have a dead toenail, it is only normal to be embarrassed and avoid social situations. After all, no one wants to look at a toenail that has a strange color, […]

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Itchy Toes – How To Diagnose and How To Treat

Do your toes itch all the time? Are you troubled by other upsetting symptoms, such as skin cracks, bleeding or even blistering? If you have given an affirmative answer to either of these two questions, you might be suffering from a fungal infection, more commonly known as athlete’s foot. In this article, we will talk […]

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Thick Toenails: More Than Just Aesthetics?

The thickening of the toenails occurs as a natural phenomenon as you begin to age, being accompanied by the hardening of the nail plate. However, it is possible that such changes are present in young people as well, being either caused by trauma or different infections (fungal or bacterial). It is important to recognize such […]

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Is My Black Toenail Caused By Fungus?

If you have noticed that one or several toenails have turned a black color, it is only normal to ask yourself about the cause behind the problem. While in the majority of the situation the main culprit is a fungal infection, there are other causes that can lead to similar changes. Getting a correct diagnosis […]

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