A bunion can create pain and pressure at the base of your big toe. Wearing roomier shoes can provide relief.
Extreme temperatures — hot or cold — can take a toll on your skin. Here's how to pamper and protect it.
Hammertoe and mallet toe commonly occur because of crowded shoes. Treatments include roomier shoes, shoe inserts and, occasionally, surgery.
Plantar warts, noncancerous skin growths on the bottom of the feet, can be painful and resistant to treatment.
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