Benign and malignant tumors of the foot’s skin, muscles or bones can feel like lumps to the touch and need to be properly diagnosed and treated.
Ulcers are a painful condition to have, especially since they have a tendency to become infected.
Neuropathy is serious condition that can seriously affect the nerves of the foot and ankle due to the damage it causes.
Calluses are a defense mechanism by the foot to defend the foot against high levels of stress.
Arthritis is a slow forming condition that can affect many areas of the body.
Hammertoes involve joint changes in the toes because of an unusual arrangement of toe muscles which causes increasing pressures on the tendons and joints.
Factors increasing the likelihood of developing foot arthritis include genetics since it plays a large role in determining whether this condition occurs and being obese since extra body weight can cause abnormal amounts of pressure on joints.
Bunions are actually bone abnormalities in the big toe that makes that toe lean in to the other toes.
Foot Ulcers are sores on the feet that can lead to serious complications.
Peripheral Neuropathy is a condition whereby nerves in the hands and feet are damaged and the signals they transmit to the brain are askew.