Hallux Rigidus: A Painful, Stiff Big Toe

Has the joint at the base of your big toe caused you pain and stiffness? Has it progressively gotten worse that you now have lost all motion in the toe and it’s rigid? You likely have hallux rigidus. A form of degenerative arthritis, hallux rigidus causes pain and...

Stinky Feet? Pee-Yew!

After you’ve been on your feet all day, when you kick off your shoes, does everyone clear the room? Unfortunately, stinky feet can have that affect. However, bacteria are to blame for your feet’s odor. Bacteria love to live on your moist, warm feet and hide in the...

Are You Having a Flip-Flop Foot Fiasco?

From the pool to the office to an evening out on the town, flip-flops have become a summer staple. But wearing flip-flops for an extended period of time can cause you long-term orthopedic problems like plantar fasciitis.   Plantar fasciitis is a common, chronic...

How to Treat Neuropathic Pain

Does your skin ever feel like it’s burning or numb? Or, do you experience a pins-and-needles sensation.   This condition is likely due to an injured nerve. Healthy nerves only send signals when they’re stimulated. For example, the nerves in your big toe will send pain...

Morton’s Toe: A “Classic” Foot Disorder

Do you have a second toe that is longer than your big toe? If so, you have Morton’s toe, a common forefoot variation that’s found in up to 20% of the population. This disorder is also known as “Greek toe,” since the ancient Greeks considered a longer second toe to be...