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Gentle Foot Care is a proud partner of the Ohio Foot and Ankle Specialists network of practices.

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Hammertoe

Hammertoe

When the knuckles of your toes stick upward and are more prominent, the medical term is HAMMERTOE. If a hammertoe hurts, it’s usually because the shoe rubs on the prominent knuckle. The reason to be concerned is that more problems can stem from this. Some of the...
Seven Myths About Feet And Foot Conditions

Seven Myths About Feet And Foot Conditions

Heel pain only comes from standing on hard surfaces. Heel pain can develop for many different reasons including poor shoe support, flat feet, excessive weight, and overuse. Standing all day on hard surfaces can aggravate the condition but has never been proven to be...
What’s This Sharp Pain?

What’s This Sharp Pain?

One of the more common foot conditions occurring in the forefoot is called a Neuroma. A Neuroma is a benign mass of a nerve. The most common place a Neuroma forms in the foot is between the 3rd and 4th toes. If you have pain on the ball of your foot around the 3rd and...
I Think I Broke My Toe… Now What?

I Think I Broke My Toe… Now What?

A simple error in judgment can cost you! One of the most common injuries to the foot is a broken toe. You know how it goes… the bedpost or chair jumps out at you and smacks into your foot. The pinky toe is the one that gets injured most. Pain, swelling, and sometimes...
Soft Corns Are Very Painful

Soft Corns Are Very Painful

A soft corn is the buildup of skin between the toes. It’s interesting how it got its name because often this type of skin is hard. In any case, it can be quite painful. The most common place for a soft corn is the inside of the little toe. Not only is it the most...