Your feet are an integral part of your everyday life, and as such they experience a lot of wear and tear. In fact, it’s estimated that you’ll likely have walked miles by the age of
Because of all this use, chances are you’ll develop several foot problems throughout your life.
COMMON FOOT DISEASES*
Itchy, stinging, and burning feet and toes may be signs of athlete’s foot. This contagious condition appears after you make contact with fungus, usually in wet environments such as locker rooms, public showers, and swimming pools.
Raised pockets of fluid on your feet are known as blisters. This painful condition can be caused by walking or standing for long periods of time, wearing ill-fitting shoes, or having sweaty feet.
A bump on the side of your big toe may be a bunion. This condition, in which your big toe bends toward your other toes, can make it painful to walk. It may cause inflammation and irritation on your big toe and second toe.
Round circles of thickened skin on your toes or the sole of your foot could be corns.
Plantar fasciitis can cause pain in the bottom of your heel or in the lower part of your middle foot.
Pain, inflammation, or even a bony protrusion at the front of the heel may be symptoms of a heel spur. Heel spurs occur because of a calcium deposit that grows between your heel and arch.
Claw toe is also known as claw foot. This occurs when your first toe joint points up and the second joint points down.
Gout is a condition that often affects your feet, especially in the big toe, because of too much uric acid in your body. The affected area may feel very painful. Some describe the pain as feeling like your foot is on fire.
Toenails that grow into the surrounding skin are known as ingrown toenails.
*Fungal nail infection*
Scales or streaking, crumbling, flaking, and yellow spots on your toenails may be signs that you have a fungal infection. This can occur from fungi entering your toenail because of its moist environment.
A wart on the bottom of your foot is a common condition known as a plantar wart. This is caused by human papillomavirus and is transmitted in moist environments like locker rooms and swimming pools.
You may or may not realize you have Morton’s neuroma, as it isn’t always painful. This is a condition that thickens the tissue around a nerve in the ball of your foot, between your arch and toes.
Sesamoiditis is a type of bone inflammation of the foot that causes pain.
Monitoring your feet for changes is a critical part of managing diabetes.
Onychomycosis is a fungal infection of the nail that is caused by an interruption of the nail plate and nail bed, allowing the fungus to grow.
*A TWICE DAILY SOAK OF YOUR FEET IN OUR SEA SALT CAN CURE ANY OF THE FOOT DISEASES.*
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