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Foot & Heel Pain – Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis is thickening of the plantar fascia, a band of tissue running underneath the sole of the foot. The thickening can be due to recent damage or injury, or can be because of an accumulation of smaller injuries over the years. Plantar fasciitis can be painful and is more common in woman. You are more likely to… Read More »

In-grown Toenails

An ingrown toenail (onychocryptosis) develops when the sides of the toenail grow into the surrounding skin. The big toe is often affected, either on one or both sides. The nail curls and pierces the skin, which becomes red, swollen and tender. Pain, inflammation and a build up of fluid (oedema) in the area surrounding the… Read More »