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Foot pain and discomfort

Foot Pain And Discomfort: Visible Vs. Invisible

Over the course of their lifetimes, almost every single human being will suffer from some sort of foot pain, yourself included. We are not trying to be alarming, in fact, it should be a source of comfort that everybody deals with foot issues. Whether you suffer from Ingrown Toenails and the associated pain, Bunions, Plantar Warts or any other condition that you may be embarrassed about, rest assured, everyone else deals with these problems too. Nonetheless, when you do get around to treating these conditions, you will surely want to deal with a discreet, personable foot chiropodist; the type of professional that you feel you can trust completely.

At Feet First Clinic, our staff certainly fits this description – we feel good about what we do, since it relieves people of discomfort and makes them feel more confident. If you’re nervous to go to a yoga class, the beach or any other barefoot activity, a simple visit to a Foot Specialist in Toronto can push you in the right direction to beautify your feet and regain full confidence.  

Foot Pain And Discomfort: Visible Vs. Invisible

Invisible Foot Pain:

Certain conditions such as Plantar Fasciitis and poor circulation are invisible, but they can cause a tremendous amount of discomfort and lead to health problems and complications. Plantar fasciitis, which is often worst in the morning, makes it excruciatingly painful to even take a step. Relieving the strain in the heel and Achilles’ tendon is the key to healing this painful condition, and using a lacrosse ball to relieve tension in the calf can help too. Circulation is a problem for folks with diabetes, but not exclusively.

Foot Pain Worst In The Morning

Lack of circulation can lead to numbness and tingling in the feet and hands; fatigue and chronic exhaustion; hair loss; dizziness and vertigo; Dry Skin; Edema; swelling in the feet and legs; difficulty regulating body temperature. Compression socks and stockings can help treat circulation and mitigate the terrible problems listed above.

Visible Foot Pain:

The flip side of these invisible conditions are noticeable foot conditions that don’t do much real harm but can be embarrassing. Plantar Warts, which are typically caused by HPV, can enter the body through small cuts (they are common on the feet), don’t really do much harm beyond causing a bit of pain and tenderness if they are allowed to get very large. Through a series of treatments that involve dabbing them with nitrous oxide, they can be removed. The main concern with plantar warts is usually cosmetic, though they can become painful as they progress.

Plantar Warts On Foot

Ingrown Toenails are a combination of both visible and invisible foot conditions: they are conspicuous, and they can cause a tremendous amount of discomfort. If an ingrown toenail issue persists, you will need a specialist to remove part of the nail in question, and possibly some of the affected tissue underneath it.

Don’t Fret About Your Feet, Get Help!

Feet First Clinic can help liberate you from the yoke of pesky foot conditions, so you can go about barefoot and fancy-free this year. All under one roof! Our team is trained to handle any and all your foot health concerns. From mild, to critical, we cover all sides of the foot needs spectrum. Call us at 416-769-3338 or Click Above to Book Your Assessment Today!

Here’s to Many More Years of Foot Care!

At Feet First Clinic, we’re always excited to welcome new clients! After a successful 12 years of treating our amazing patients, we’re ready to continue offering only the best foot care services and products. Give us a call to ask our friendly staff any questions you may have! Our Toronto foot specialists are ready to help!

Call us at 416-769-3338 or Book Your Assessment Today!

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