Foot Health Care

Symptoms of Haglund’s Deformation

Haglund’s deformation is a type of deformation occuring in the heels which causes an enlargement of the bone. An inflammation of the bursa called bursitis can develop which can be quite painful. The symptoms of Haglund’s Deformation include: 1.  A noticeable bump on the back of heel. 2. Pain in the area where the Achilles […]

Causes of Haglund’s Deformation

Haglund’s Deformation also called pump bump and is often seen in women who wear pump style shoes. Achilles tendon if tight can also cause Haglund’s deformation wheras a soft tendon causes less discomfort. High arches also leads to Haglund’s deformity. A highly arched causes the heel bone to be tilted into the achilles tendon which […]

Haglunds Deformation

Haglunds deformation is a bonny enlargement at the back of the foot. Pressure due to ill fitting shoes is one of the major reasons cited for this deformation. The major symptom of this deformity is the knot or the bump forming  above the heel at the place where it meets the Achilles tendon . The […]

Plantar fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is an extremely painful inflammatory condition in which the plantar fascia which supports the arches of the foot degenerate due to excess wear and tear. It is formed as a result of excess weight bearing and stress related work. Plantar fasciitis can lead to flat feet. It was formerly called dogs heel and […]

Stress fracture symptoms and cause

Symptoms of stress fracture include present as a generalized area of pain and tenderness associated with weight bearing. patients suffering form this experience severe severe pain at the beginning mild pain in the middle of running and heavy pain towards the end. Stress fracture occurs when the bone fails to modify and repair itself owing […]

Flat Feet

Flat feet is a medical condition in which the arch of the foot is in a collapsed condition. In around 25 percent of the population the arch never develops . In some the development of arch may happen only in one of  the foot. Flat feet doesn’t compromise on footspeed and also passes plantar reflex […]

Detox Foot Pads

Detox foot patches are  adhesive foot pads that can be quickly strapped onto legs . it is practiced in east Asian medicine and is claimed to remove toxins from the body. Makers claim that it can remove toxins from the body and is made up of tree extract. But skin is not permeable and as […]

Heel Bump Removal

Heel Bumps can be a constant source of pain. Wearing shoes can be painful and it requires surgical removal. Incisions are made to remove the bumps. these incisions are made directly over the bumps. the proces amy take just a day or but the healing can take a lot of time. Swelling after operation can […]

Diagnosis and Treatment of Stress Fractures

Dr Lee Cohen explains the diagnosis and treatment of stress fractures in this useful video.

Gangrene

Gangrene is the death of cells occuring as a result of thew decay of body tissues. the dead tissues become black and bad smelling. the disease is formed due to insufficient supply of blood to the tissues and is also seen in people with a history of diabetes and long term smoking. Lower limbs are […]

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