An ingrown toenail is a condition in which the edge or side of the nail has pierced into the skin of the toe.
This is a fungal infection of the nail bed and nail plate.The nail bed provide a environment for dermatophytes to flourish.
Small areas of callus containing a deep centre or nucleus that presses into the dermis causing pain.
A viral infection (human papiloma virus) of the foot.
The plantar fascia is a strong ligament at the bottom of the foot. It originates at the heel bone and runs along the bottom of the foot fanning out towards the toes.
A heel spur is a boney outgrowth at the bottom of the heel associated with constant pull of the plantar fascia on the heel.
This is a pathological condition of the common digital nerve between the third and fourth metatarsals.
A bunion is a shift of the toe bones into an improper position causing pain and loss of motion.
This is a common condition where the medial longitudinal arch has collapsed.
Inflammation of the Achilles tendon usually near its point of insertion.
All the structures in the foot have to function in a co-ordinated manner and with split second timing
Cheylee Smith is a passionate person; this is the motivational force that makes her achieve the very best results for her patients.
Her areas of specialisation include paediatrics, corrective foot supports, nail surgery, sports injuries and dermatological conditions.Read More
Cheylee smith obtained her bachelors in podiatry in 2004, where she came top of her class. She is registered with the Health Professions Council and a member of the Podiatry Association of South Africa. Being involved in various publications, she has written a number of articles for the Longevity Magazine. Having practised in the Fourways area since the year 2005, Cheylee Smith is now well settled in her field and was invited to join the multidisciplinary team in 2010 by the Life Hospital Group in Fourways.
Cheylee Smith is a passionate person; this is the motivational force that makes her achieve the very best results for her patients. Her areas of specialisation include paediatrics, corrective foot supports, nail surgery, sports injuries and dermatological conditions.