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 […]

Feeling Stiffness in the Feet

Getting older does not get easier and as you grow older, the pain and stiffness in the feet and ankles could be osteoarthritis, also known as degenerative joint disease (DJD). Osteoarthritis foot pain is the most common type of arthritis and is a consequence of the wear and tear to the joint cartilage that comes […]