Ingrown Toe Nail / Onychocryptosis
An ingrown toenail is a condition in which the edge or side of the nail has pierced into the skin of the toe.
Fungal Infections of the Toe Nail
This is a fungal infection of the nail bed and nail plate.The nail bed provide a environment for dermatophytes to flourish.
Corns / Callus / Heloma / Hyperkeratosis
Small areas of callus containing a deep centre or nucleus that presses into the dermis causing pain.
Plantar Warts / Verucca Pedis
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.
Bunions / Hallux Valgus
A bunion is a shift of the toe bones into an improper position causing pain and loss of motion.
Flat Feet / Pes Planus
This is a common condition where the medial longitudinal arch has collapsed.
Inflammation of the Achilles tendon usually near its point of insertion.
Anatomy of the foot and biomechanics
All the structures in the foot have to function in a co-ordinated manner and with split second timing