Category Archives : Conditions

Ingrown Toe Nail

Ingrown toe nails are very painful, and sometimes debilitating. The podiatrists at The Fresh Foot Centre¬†deal with ingrown toe nails regularly. With such, you need not worry any more; the excruciating pain caused by your ingrown toe nail will trouble you no more. There are two kinds of ingrown toe nails and these are: Some […]

Anterior Knee Pain

Both the ankle and knee are complex joints and are very much affected by the way you walk and by the posture of your foot. If you are experiencing pain in your ankle, knee, or both, it is best to have your feet and lower limbs assessed by a competent podiatrist. The attending podiatrist will […]

Knee Pain in Children

Is your child experiencing knee pain? Is the pain associated with walking, jumping, hopping, or any type of foot and lower limb activity? You child may be suffering from either of these 2 disorders: Patello-Femoral Pain Syndrome is best defined as knee pain among children, particularly teenagers, in which the knee cap grinds across the […]

Plantar Warts

Usually misdiagnosed as corns, plantar warts are warts that occur at the bottom surface of the foot or (what is medically called) the plantar surface. Corns and plantar warts may look similar, but they are not the same. Warts are caused by a virus whereas corns result from abnormal pressure coming from improper foot posture […]

Shin Splints

Shin splints is an acute pain on the shin and lower leg of the patient. This condition is commonly triggered by prolonged running, typically on hard plains and irregularly shaped surfaces. It is also known to the medical community as Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome (MTSS). Aside from MTSS, the pain on the shin may be […]

Smelly Feet

Do you happen to know someone who has smelly feet? Or do you have smelly feet yourself? Known as Bromhidrosis, smelly feet can be embarrassing. The good news is, there are medical treatments to lessen or eradicate the smell. Podiatrists are the medical professionals for this job. The medical term for body odour is Bromhidrosis. […]

Sore, Tired, and Achy Feet

Are you being plagued by pain in your foot? If you are suffering from heel pain, arthritis, limping out of bed, or not being able to walk or run like you used to, rest assured that we can assist you. Poor foot posture strains your bones, tendons, ligaments and joints; and it causes more damage […]

Diabetic Feet

Foot care is essential for people with diabetes. Diabetes can impede blood circulation in the foot and can also affect nerve endings which can cause peripheral neuropathy. Poor blood circulation will affect oxygenation in your foot, which may cause poor tissue healing. Insensitivity due to nerve problems brought about by diabetes can also increase your […]

Plantar Fasciitis/Heel Pain

Heel pain and/or arch pain that occurs in the morning and after a long rest is the general representation of the foot condition labelled as Plantar Fasciitis, sometimes called as Heel Spur Syndrome. It is integral to treat heel pain at the earliest than simply letting it “run its course.” People usually alter their gait […]

Blisters

While typically thought as a minor nuisance injury, blisters of the feet are among the most common injury suffered by athletes and can lead to more serious injuries. Athletes should choose their footwear and socks carefully. The first defence against friction blisters is proper fitting socks and shoes. Numerous high-tech sock choices exist, including the […]