An area of skin which is exposed to pressure or friction causing a circular area of skin to form which becomes embedded in the skin an becomes painful
A sheet of skin which becomes hardened due to pressure or friction usually on ball or around heels of the foot.
A viral infection of the skin caught from damp communal floors.
Toe nails which become embedded in the skin, can bleed and become infected. Often caused by poor cutting of nails or trauma.
Fungi that feed on keratin, a structural protein within your nails, frequently causing the condition and resulting in pain, impaired ability to walk and may contribute to a negative self image. Borehamwood Chiropody and Podiatry treat Nail Fungus disease by means of Lasertherapy, a popular therapy resulting in eradication of the disease in a matter of months and promoting healty nail growh immediately following treatment.
Fungal infection of the skin which usually starts between the toes and can lead to an itchy feeling in and around the infected area. The fungal infection can also result in scaling and flaking of the skin the and can lead to the development of fungal nails. Athletes foot, is usually transmitted via moist or damp conditions where people walk barefoot such a communal shower areas in clubs etc. Good personal hygiene will help to prevent the condition developing and it can be treated by a health professional and the use of specialist powders and creams.
Usually plantarfascitis which is an injury to the fascia underneath the foot pain on standing and on rising in the morning. Can also be a boney outgrowth on the heel called a heel spur.
Quite a common condition in adults and children.
This condition is usually caused by trauma to the nail either physical (stubbing ) or chemical
Dehydrated skin on the heel which becomes cracked and sore.