Our skin is the largest organ in the body and is incredibly versatile. It serves as a protective barrier, regulates temperature, and communicates with the world. However, it’s also susceptible to a variety of conditions including Athlete’s Foot, Eczema, and Contact Dermatitis. While these conditions can share some symptoms, they each have distinct causes andContinue Reading.
Athlete’s foot is a common fungal infection that affects the skin of the feet. It is caused by a fungus that thrives in warm, moist environments. Athlete’s foot can cause a variety of symptoms, including itching, burning, scaling, and cracking of the skin. In some cases, Athlete’s foot can also lead to blisters or aContinue Reading.
It is a new year, and with a new year comes New Year’s resolutions. If you have had foot trouble that has been bothering you for a while and you have been putting off doing something about it, the start of a new year is a great time to think about getting something done. UseContinue Reading.
Onychomycosis (Greek – Onycho/Nail, Myco/Fungus, Osis/Condition,state,action) or Tinea unguium is a fungal infection of the nail. Research suggests that around 25% of the population contracts fungal nails at some point. It presents as a thickening and/or discolouration of the toenails, debris beneath the toenail and there may be a malodour. Most feet have a levelContinue Reading.
Athletes Foot, Corns and Callus, Fungal Nail Infections, Ingrowing Toenails, Podiatric Dermatology, Verrucae
Feet need love too this month. Those of us who have kept to our New Year’s resolutions might have been walking or running more than we are used to. Please do not ignore any consequence pain that you might be feeling in your feet and legs. Ongoing consistent pain is not a natural consequence ofContinue Reading.