Common Sports Injuries and Treatments to Look For

Common Sports Injuries and Treatments to Look For

Spring has well and truly sprung, meaning many of us are looking forward to a summer of team sports, hikes, and other outdoor activities. However, spring and summer sports are associated with a variety of potential injuries related to the feet and ankles, some of...

A Guide to Athlete’s Foot

A Guide to Athlete’s Foot

Are your feet feeling itchy and raw? Perhaps they are starting to develop an unpleasant odor? If so, you may have athlete’s foot, an often embarrassing yet highly treatable fungal infection that spreads in locker rooms, pool decks, and hotel bathrooms. In this guide,...

How to Take Care of Ingrown Toenails at Home

How to Take Care of Ingrown Toenails at Home

What Are Ingrown Toenails Ingrown toenails are a common condition experienced by most people at some stage in life. Ingrown toenails occur when the toenail’s edge curves into the skin and continues to grow inward. The big toe is the usual culprit, and it usually...

Capsulitis: Everything You Need to Know

Capsulitis: Everything You Need to Know

Also referred to as MPJ, capsulitis. This condition causes a distinct aching, burning, and even at times a sharp transient pain in the ball of your foot.  This pain is most often felt just below the base of the second toe. It suggests that there is inflammation...

5 Ways to Treat Heel Pain

5 Ways to Treat Heel Pain

Are you one of five adults in the U.S. experiencing chronic pain in your back, hip, knee, and foot? If so, we are here to help. At InStride Crystal Coast Podiatry, we see a variety of patients with different types of foot ailments. One of the most common disabling...

Why Does MY Big Toe Hurt? Potential Causes and Treatments

Why Does MY Big Toe Hurt? Potential Causes and Treatments

Big toe (hallux) pain is a relatively common symptom, and in many cases, it isn’t difficult to see why.  When it comes to painful impacts, the big toe is often the one leading the charge straight into a bedpost or table leg. And while some people have a longer second...

Treating Plantar Warts – Finding Solutions that Work

Treating Plantar Warts – Finding Solutions that Work

Plantar warts are something many people will experience at least once in their lifetime. If you have already had this unfortunate experience, you understand just how pesky, bothersome, and stubborn this condition can be. When it comes to getting rid of plantar warts,...

How Can I Stop My Ingrown Toenail from Coming Back?

How Can I Stop My Ingrown Toenail from Coming Back?

Many people will deal with an ingrown toenail at least once or twice in their lifetimes. It is a very common condition that can have a variety of different causes and triggers. However, if you are getting ingrown toenails frequently, it is likely that a larger...

I Have Heel Pain. What Can I Do About It?

I Have Heel Pain. What Can I Do About It?

Heel pain is exceedingly common. Millions of Americans deal with it regularly. By some estimates, as many as 1 in 4 of us will suffer from at least one episode in our lives that is strong enough to significantly impact daily activities. If you are going through tough...