Morton’s Neuroma

Morton’s neuroma is a painful benign fibrotic enlargement and swelling of the 3rd common digital nerve in the foot often as a result of nerve compression or micro-trauma. This entrapment syndrome is more common in females possibly due to certain shoe gear with high heels and a small toe box. When walking, especially in these […]

Pump Bump Pain

Haglund’s deformity, often called pump bump, is a painful bony prominence and bursitis located on the lateral posterior superior aspect of the calcaneus bone above the Achilles tendon insertion. This condition also leads to a retrocalcaneal bursitis in which a painful bursa develops in between the Achilles and superior posterior calcaneus. With a bony prominence, […]

Stinky Feet Series: Got itchy scaly redness in between the toes?

Unlike athlete’s foot, a fungal infection of the foot, the soggy nature of feet in shoes can also foster a stinky bacteria infection called erythrasma. The bacterium that grows in this environment is called Corynebacterium minutissimum. This bacteria is part of the normal skin flora but under the right moist condition, it can proliferate leading […]