PAEDIATRIC INTOEING
儿童足趾内侧行走

Baby walking in a intoeing way

Pigeon toed gait, otherwise known as intoeing, is a condition where your toes turn in while walking or running. This condition is more commonly seen in children than in adults, with most of them growing out of it by the age of 8 or before reaching their teenage years. Only in rare cases is surgery […]

HEEL PAIN
足跟痛/足底筋膜炎

It is one of the most common foot conditions, often occurring at the bottom of the heel or at the back of the heel. Causes Often the cause of heel pain is multifactorial. The factors that can contribute to the development of heel pain include: Overuse Tight muscles/tendons in the legs Gait abnormalities (overpronation or […]

BUNION
拇趾外翻

a closeup of person's foot with a bunion

Often described as a bump on the side of the big toe, a bunion is a misalignment of the bones of the big toe. It happens when the hallux (the big toe) leans towards the second toe instead of pointing forward, causing a bulge to form. Causes Many factors can cause bunions to form. Most […]

CRACKED HEELS
足跟皲裂

What are Cracked Heels? Heel fissures, or cracked heels, happen when the skin on the bottom of your heel becomes hard and dry. Mostly, if the cracks are minor, it is merely a nuisance and looks unpleasant. However, if they are left untreated and the heel fissures become deeper, it can be painful to walk […]

BLISTERS
水疱

Closeup of women's heels with a blister plaster on with beige heels infront of her feet

A blister is a small pocket of fluid that forms on various areas of the body. It is common to develop blisters on your feet. It is, however, highly important to manage a blister promptly to avoid disruption to your daily activities such as walking or exercising.  Blisters are usually formed when there is excessive […]

BRUISED NAILS
脚趾甲淤青

bruised nail

What are Bruised Nails? A Subungual Haematoma, or a bruised nail, is basically bleeding under the toenail. A bruised toenail can result in an intense, throbbing pain and as blood collects underneath the toenail. How does it happen? It is most often caused by direct trauma to the nail, causing injury and bleeding on the […]

CORNS AND WARTS
胼胝/老茧/鸡眼/足底疣

Do you have a growth of hard skin on your foot? You may be having a corn or a wart. Unfortunately, these two conditions are often misdiagnosed as their appearance can look very similar to the untrained eye. It is important to have an accurate diagnosis in order to ensure it is resolved fully.  Caption: […]

FUNGAL NAIL INFECTION
趾甲真菌/霉菌感染

Fungal nail infection, also known as onychomycosis, affects fingernails or toenails. If you are experiencing discomfort from fungus in your nail, it is important to seek treatment early and consult a podiatrist in Singapore. Causes, common signs and symptoms of fungal nail infection: A fungal nail infection occurs from the overgrowth of fungi in, under, […]

CHILDREN AND ADULT FLAT FEET
扁平足

flat feet

Also known as “fallen arches” or “pes planus”, this condition occurs in approximately 20-30 percent of the population. One acquires flat foot when the arch contour is lowered on the inner side of the sole. They can occur during and throughout childhood, while they can also develop in adults due to injuries, muscles overuse, pregnancy […]

Forefoot Pain
前足疼痛

forefeet pain

Metatarsalgia, or forefoot pain, refers to pain or tenderness in the ball of the foot. Individuals with metatarsalgia experience pain of varied intensity and discomfort and find difficulty in maintaining daily activities like walking or running. Common causes: Overuse injury due to excessive loading of the forefoot Overweight Toes deformity (E.g. bunions, clawed or hammer […]