When bunions are in the early stages, they respond better to efforts at straightening since the toe is more flexible.
When toes overlap, they can become very painful as they are forced into an unnatural position. The added height can then make them rub on the inside of your footwear which contributes to the formation of skin conditions like blisters, corns, and calluses.
There are a lot of misconceptions out there about how to treat injured and broken toes, so it’s in your best interest to have any toe injury checked out by your podiatrist to ensure proper treatment.
A stiff big toe, which is called hallux rigidus, is caused when degenerative arthritis affects the big toe joint.
One of the major causes of a toenail growing into your skin is improper cutting technique.
The same fungus that causes athlete’s foot is also the culprit when it comes to fungal nail infections.
Toenail fungus—also known as onychomycosis—is a common summer infection featuring yellow, white, or brown discoloration on one or more or your toenails.