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Bunions are bony protrusions that develop on the side of the big toe, at its base. Unlike calluses and other skin conditions, bunions are caused by the bone structure of the foot.


Corns are areas of thick skin that develop on the foot, and they can become painful if they push into the skin’s deeper layers. Corns are usually roundish in shape.

Ankle Sprains

An ankle sprain is an injury to one of the ligaments in an ankle that is caused by overstretching the ligament. Ligaments are flexible bands that connect bones.


Diabetes is a medical condition that makes a person’s blood sugar levels spike. It’s caused by either an inability to produce insulin or an inability to process insulin.

Fungal Nails

Fungal nails are contagious, but the infection usually isn’t passed directly from one person to another. Passing on the infection directly requires prolonged physical contact between nails.

Ingrown Toenails

An ingrown toenail occurs when a toenail’s sides curve into the soft tissue that surrounds the nail. The tissue around the nail often becomes red, swells and can be painful.

Athlete's Foot

Athlete’s foot can be passed from person-to-person through physical contact. Most people, however, first contract the fungus by walking barefoot on a contaminated surface, such as a locker room floor, swimming pool deck or public shower.

Sports Injuries

Sports injuries is a broad term that encompasses any kind of injury sustained while participating in a sport or other physical activity.