A ganglion cyst or “lump” is a common benign tumor seen in both the hands and the feet. This lesion will typically arise in communication with either a joint or tendon sheath (the anatomic structure that surrounds a tendon). The exact reason why they develop is not fully understood but it could be related to a traumatic event.
A hammertoe is a common condition whereby there is a contracture of one or more of the smaller toes. This is frequently treated by Dr. Lonny Nodelman in Alexandria, Virginia.
A Morton’s neuroma is a very common entity seen in my practice. Specifically, a Morton’s neuroma refers to thickening of the outer surrounding sheath of the nerve present in the 3rd interdigital space (between toes 3 and 4).
The purpose of this entry is to shed some light on heel spurs and their clinical relevance.
To be more specific, the heel spur that will be discussed in this article is a “plantar” heel spur,
Ingrown toenails are very common and affect people of all ages.
Ingrown toenails can become infected. Infection is characterized by swelling, redness, pain and drainage.