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We know how it happens, now what’s something we can do to get rid of this pain? As discussed in the previous blog, plantar fasciitis is a disorder of the thick, fibrous connective tissue that runs underneath the balls of our feet and inserts in our heel. Below are a few tips to relieve some of the pain: Give it some warmth! Place a warm wheat bag underneath your heel, right...

You wake up one morning. You’re ready for the day ahead, only for your first step out of bed to slow you down! This raging pain underneath your foot is something you’ve never felt before. Don’t worry, Dr. Google says this is an easy fix. He says you’ve got plantar fasciitis and that massaging and stretching will help it go away. You try this for a couple of days but...

Corns can be a nuisance and painful if they are not properly looked after. As discussed in the previous blog, we know why corns come up. Below is a list of quick home treatment options to get you through these annoying and painful times: Appropriate footwear: If your work or sport shoes are the cause of your corn, change into different shoes once you are home. These can be...

How do those nasty corns come up on the bottom of your feet or on top of your toes? Sometimes even in between your toes! To understand why corns come up, we need to understand what they are first. Corns are areas of hyperkeratosis (or hard skin) that occur as a result of friction or abnormal pressure. They are commonly seen in individuals who wear tight footwear, are on their...

Fungal Nail infection otherwise known as ‘Onychomycosis’, is a fungal infection of the nail plate. It is a common dermatological condition in Australia. A fungal nail infection may start as a white or yellow spot under the tip of the finger or toenail. As it spreads, the infected nail will change appearance. There are 4 major types of fungus that can live and thrive in the nail bed environment. But the most...