Onychomycosis is the fungal infection of the nail plate and although it is not considered…

What are verrucae? Verrucae are plantar warts that commonly occur on the soles of the…

What is it? Most of us have suffered from foot perspiration and odour from time…

What is rheumatoid arthritis and how do I know I have it? Rheumatoid arthritis (RA)…

What is osteoarthritis? Osteoarthritis (OA) is often called the ‘wear and tear’ arthritis. It occurs…

What is an ingrowing toenail? An ingrowing toenail is where a piece of nail pierces…

What is heel pain? The heel is a specialised part of the body designed to…

Arthritis is a disease of the joints which causes them to become inflamed and stiffen….

What are corns and callus and what causes them? When we walk or stand, our…

What are chilblains? Chilblains (also called pernio) are small itchy, red (and sometimes purple) swellings…

What are bunions? A bunion, also known as ‘hallux valgus’, is a deformity of the…

What are blisters and what causes them? Blisters are painful, fluid-filled lesions produced by friction…