Common Foot Problems

  • A blister is a small pocket of fluid within the upper layers of the skin, typically caused by forceful rubbing (friction)....

  • A bunion is a deformity of the base joint of the big toe or less commonly at the little toe joint, known as a Tailor's...

  • When we walk or stand, in order to withstand the pressure, our body weight is carried first on the heel...

  • Cold feet cause many people to suffer in the winter, but not all of them develop chilblains....

  • A corn is a localised area of hyperkeratosis (thickening of the skin), which usually occurs over a bony...

  • Foot discomfort or foot pain is a common problem and can be caused by a wide range of possible causes....

  • The main cause is sweating. Excessively sweaty feet is a complaint known as Hyperhidrosis....

  • Onychomycosis is a fungal infection (mycosis) of the nail (onycho) that affects fingernails and toenails....

  • A hammer toe occurs when the toes become bent at the first joint, raising...

  • A heel spur is a hook of bone that can form on the heel bone (calcaneus) and is associated ...

  • An ingrowing nail grows so that it cuts into one or both sides of the nail bed. Ingrowing toenails...

  • There are many factors which could be causing your knee pain and we would emphasise the importance of visiting...

  • Metatarsalgia is the name given to pain in the front part of your foot under the heads...

  • This is sometimes called Morton's Metatarsalgia. It is a condition that affects one...

  • The Plantar Fascia is a fibrous band that stretches between the heel and the base of the toes....

  • Most people's feet are arched on the inner side; the height of this arch (which...