The common Podiatry disorders that can find easily in people are:
The Athlete's foot is a fungal infection of the skin. It usually found between the toes. It most commonly caused by walking in damp areas. The infection can spread and cause significant discomfort, itching, and even pain.
When a bump is developed on the feet on large toe point it is called Bunions. It occurs due to wearing the tight and narrow footwear.
People with diabetes are more prone to foot diseases. There are many diseases that can cause damage to the feet due to diabetes.
When the toenail starts to grow into the nail groove it is known as Ingrown toenails. They cause discomfort and significant pain, and they may become infected if left untreated.
Hammertoes can occur due to the result of tendon imbalances and it often develops painful corns.
Heel pain is a most common problem of the feet. The main heel pain cause includes the injury, infection, arthritis and soft tissue inflammation of tendons.
Neuromas are a very painful situation. Neuromas occur when there is a painful thickening of sensory nerves, present between the third and fourth toes of the foot.
Claw toe or claw foot, is when the first toe joint points up and the second toe joint points down. It can be painful.
Calluses & Corns
Metatarsal Stress Fracture
Posterior Tibial Tendonitis
Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
The best way is to visit a nearby podiatrist and ask for a check-up. Furthermore, there are few ways that can reduce the pain and may even help in curing.
Exercising is considered as one of the best actions in treating aging foot. It stimulates blood circulation and helps to keep feet healthy.
As we age, it is necessary that we choose a suitable and comfortable footwear for ourselves. The common myth surrounding this fact is the use of slippers which is preferred by a majority of people. But the truth is, a pair of running shoes is best suited for your feet. It is roomy enough and provides support to the whole body weight.
Treatment depends on what type of foot you have and thus, the degree of treatment may vary. However, the common treatment methods could be :
The person got the athlete's foot in a gym, shower, or pool where people walk around barefoot.
Wearing tight or narrow shoes
Having a family history of bunions high blood sugar levels can damage the nerves, especially those in the feet.
itching, cracking, blistering, and peeling of the feet occurs in athlete's feet
Visible bump on the side of the foot
Tenderness on or around the big toe
Difficulty moving the big toe
Pain in the big toe when walking
In diabetic neuropathy, the usual numbness, tingling, and pain occur in the feet.
The Ingrown toenails can cause redness, swelling, pain.
Retention of moisture is one of the necessary conditions while treating this disease. Use of fungal sprays or cream may help in the aid.
Maintain hygienic conditions. Wash your feet with cold water and use a clean towel to dry it.
Wear proper fitting shoes to avoid bunions
Applying ice for 10-minutes to reduce inflammation.
Maintaining good health and blood sugar control
A person suffering from diabetes should go for a routine checkup.
Diabetic Foot Care
Diabetic Foot Screening
Washing the feet with antibacterial soap
Keeping the feet clean and dry.
Cut the toenails straight crosswise after a shower
Avoiding cutting the nails in a rounded pattern