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Can Toenail Fungus Spread to Your Other Toes?

Can Toenail Fungus Spread to Your Other Toes?

If one of your toenails appears infected with fungal growth, you may wonder whether your other toes are at risk too. Toenail fungus infections are unpleasant at the best of times, causing thick, brittle, and yellowed toenails. In some cases, the whole toenail can peel...

How to Reduce Heel Pain at Work

How to Reduce Heel Pain at Work

Heel pain may start as a mild annoyance but can significantly limit your ability to move comfortably if not treated promptly. Plantar heel pain is one of the most common complaints and impacts about 10% of adults. Even teenagers and young adults who participate in...

Can Nail Fungus Spread Through Nail Polish?

Can Nail Fungus Spread Through Nail Polish?

If you’ve noticed some discoloration or disfiguration of your toenails, you might be tempted to cover it up with bright red nail polish so nobody will notice. We hate to break it to you, but that’s not a great idea. The reasons are that nail fungus grows in moist,...

Skip Hand-Me-Down Kids Shoes!

Skip Hand-Me-Down Kids Shoes!

Ask any parent and they'll tell you that hand-me-downs definitely make life a lot easier and more affordable! After all, kids outgrow clothes, toys, strollers, and just about everything else at warp speed. Getting bigger sizes for free from family and friends often...

What Causes Bumps on the Heel?

What Causes Bumps on the Heel?

Your heel is an unexpected place to find a lump or bump, especially if you don’t play sports and haven’t suffered a foot injury. Fortunately, most lumps and bumps on the heel are harmless, although some can be painful.  Any new lump on your foot should be checked by...

What’s the Best Treatment for Warts on the Foot and Toes?

What’s the Best Treatment for Warts on the Foot and Toes?

What are Warts? Warts are small growths on the skin that are caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV). People often get warts on their hands, feet, or toes, and they can sometimes last for quite a while. There are different types of warts, including common warts and...

Are Plantar Warts Contagious?

Are Plantar Warts Contagious?

A healthy, active life starts with healthy feet.  The average person will walk around 100,000 miles in their lifetime – that would take you around the world three times. And yet we so often overlook foot care.  Plantar warts are unsightly, embarrassing, uncomfortable...

What Are Your Options for Treating Toenail Fungus?

What Are Your Options for Treating Toenail Fungus?

When you realize you have a fungal toenail infection, it can become hard not to think about it. Every opportunity to go open-toed in front of others can come with second thoughts. Do I really need to wear sandals to the beach? Maybe I don’t want to go swimming at the...

Women’s Foot Care Tips

Women’s Foot Care Tips

  Strong, healthy, and pain-free feet are an essential component of overall health and happiness no matter who you are or how old you may be. That being said, it’s still fair to say that women are generally more likely to struggle with certain kinds of foot...

Top 8 Ways to Care For Capsulitis

Top 8 Ways to Care For Capsulitis

Capsulitis of the second toe might not have the same “name brand recognition” as other high-profile foot deformities like bunions or hammertoes. But this frustrating condition is more common than you might think—and if left unchecked, can cause significant pain and...