A bunion is progressive disorder that begins with the leaning of the big toe and gradually changes the angle of the bones over several years. Eventually a visible bump Continue Reading →


A bunionette, also called a Tailor's Bunion, is a prominence of the metatarsal bone at the base of the little toe. This bump occurs at the head of the Continue Reading →


Gout is a type of arthritis that occurs when uric acid (created when your body when breaks down purines, an organic compound found in certain types of food) builds Continue Reading →

Hallux Valgus

Hallux Valgus occurs when the big toe starts to deviate inward and a bump begins to develop on the inside of the big toe over the metatarsal bone. This Continue Reading →

Hammer Toe

A Hammer Toe is a deformity of the proximal interphalangeal (PIP) joint of the second, third, or fourth toe causing the toe to be permanently bent resembling a hammer. Continue Reading →

Ingrown Toenail

An Ingrown Toenail occurs when the edge of the toenail grows down and into the skin of the toe. Ingrown toenails are often painful, red, and have swelling Continue Reading →

Morton's Neuroma

Morton's Neuroma is a thickening or enlargement of nerve tissue that usually affects the foot between the third and fourth toes. Morton's Neuroma is also referred to as Continue Reading →

Nail Dystrophy

Nail Dystrophy is the presence of mis-shapen or partially destroyed nail plates. Soft yellow keratin often accumulates between the nail plate and nail bed, resulting in elevation of the Continue Reading →


Onychomycosis is a fungal infection of the nail. It is the most common disease infecting the nail being responsible for about half of all nail abnormalities. What causes Continue Reading →

Toenail Fungus

Toenail fungus is an infection of the toenail and/or the nail bed that causes a yellow discoloration of the nail. What causes Toenail Fungus? Toenail Fungus is caused by a fungus Continue Reading →

Turf Toe

Turf toe is a term used to describe a sprain of the big toe joint. This sprain results from excessive upward bending of the big toe joint. Continue Reading →