If your blood sugar is too high or difficult to control, you are more susceptible to nerve damage. Get the facts from a Cleveland Clinic expert on how to avoid this debilitating pain or find the relief you need.
Your feet bear the brunt of all that walking you do throughout your life. Here’s how you can expect them to change as you age.
If you have pain in the ball of your foot, don’t ignore it. It could be a plantar plate tear. Our expert explains common causes and what treatments are available to find relief.
Foot pain isn’t always a heel spur. Our expert explains the other possible causes and the importance of getting an accurate diagnosis.
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Bunions are permanent unless they’re surgically corrected, but there are some easy things you can do to at home to relieve some of the pain and pressure on the toe joint.
An ingrown toenail can be a painful experience — but if you know how to treat and prevent one, it could save you irritation and frustration later down the road.
If you have diabetes, you know how easy it is to injure your feet — without even realizing it.
Having arthritis means your feet and ankles are screaming for relief by midday. While fusion is the gold standard for treatment, new options are here and look pretty promising. Learn more about cartilage implants and ankle replacements, including whether they’re right for you.
Peripheral artery disease (PAD) is a buildup of cholesterol and plaque in the arteries that lead to your extremities. PAD can cause discomfort in your legs and feet, and limit your walking and activities. Severe PAD can progress to loss of limb. Your doctor can check for signs of the disease with a simple test of … Read More
If the pain is new to you, it may be time to talk to your doctor. Adult-acquired flatfoot can be arrested so that it doesn’t keep you from your time at the gym or halt that daily walk.