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Ingrown Toenails


By cutting down the side of your toenail, a sharp nail spike can be created. The spike grows into the side wall (sulci) of the toenail and causes a significant amount of pain. 32 more words

Understanding all about the use of orthotic!

Orthotics is orthopedic tools used for treating different bio-mechanical foot problems. When an individual’s foot is not working as intended, the mass of the body is not appropriately distributed; as a consequence, pain as well as tenderness can increase in the foot, ankle and the adjacent muscles. 295 more words

Callus Removal

Straight, No Chaser: Ingrown Toenails

The overwhelming majority of cases of ingrown toenails I see come from people chewing on their toenails. So the really, really Quick Tip is keep your feet out of your mouth. 452 more words

Sterling Medical Advice

Toe Surgery

As if there wasn’t enough drama around here… I’m having a series of three surgeries on my feet.

Back in college, over 20 years ago, I started having problems with ingrown toenails.  330 more words

The Present Insanity

The Revolting Yet Logical Physics Behind Ingrown Toenails

Perfect lunch reading :D

File under “Ewwwww … but good to know:” physics are partially to blame for ingrown toenails. They also have a hand in determining why ingrowns tend to only affect the big toe … and why certain folks (teens, pregnant women) are more susceptible to getting them.

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Tips And Tricks

Winter Feet

The current state of this blog reminds me of an ongoing predicament I have around this time of year, a little something I call Winter Feet… 265 more words