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Covid Toes?

The condition usually starts with red or purple discoloration, and the skin may become raised or develop ulcerations, according to Freeman. It can be on hands, too.
Apr 19th, 2020

Is it a plantar wart or a callous or a corn?

A plantar wart is a hard, grainy growth that usually appears on bottom of the foot, in areas where the most pressure is absorbed. Plantar warts occur when the human papillomavirus (HPV) makes contact with the skin on the soles of feet.
Apr 1st, 2020

Diabetes and Your Feet

People with diabetes are much more likely to suffer nerve damage, circulation problems, and infections—all problems that directly affect the feet.
Mar 1st, 2020

What are Bunions?

A bunion—also called Hallux Valgus—is a bump that appears inside the foot, around the metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint (near the big toe). This bump is actually a bone protruding towards the inside of the big foot.
Feb 1st, 2020

How dangerous is the Coronavirus from Wuhan, China

Three weeks after Chinese officials announced the outbreak of a new virus, more than 400 people have been sickened and 17 have died, leading to questions of just how alarmed the public should be.
Jan 22nd, 2020

CBD and Diabetes

Cannabidiol (CBD) is a non‐intoxicating major constituent of the Cannabis sativa plant that has been increasing in interest due to its potentially diverse range of therapeutic properties and its favorable safety and tolerability profile
Oct 19th, 2019

Vitamin D is needed to Maintain Good Health

Most adults need a daily maintenance dose of between 1,000 and 2,000 IU of Vitamin D or direct sun exposure of 30 minutes/day of sunlight. Oral intakes up to 10,000 IU/day has been reported to be safe in adults. 
Sep 30th, 2019

When is a Bunion Not a Bunion?

Hallux valgus and Hallux rigidus can occur together in a more complex foot deformity. Usually, the bunion deformity has progressed and then is injured by repetitive trauma or a distinctive injury. This starts the progression of the arthritic change. 
Aug 1st, 2019