Why Does a Stubbed Toe Hurt So Much?

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Everyone has managed to stub their toe and endure the excruciating pain that comes with it. A stubbed toe seems like such a minor injury, but the pain that comes with it can stop you in your tracks for a few minutes. After the initial pain, the residual pain can also last a few minutes. … Read more

Numbness in Toes: Is it Normal?

The toes are a small, yet crucial part of the foot that promotes proper balance. They are an important part that allows you to walk. Just like numbness in any other part of the body, this sensation usually means something is wrong. When your foot or arm falls asleep, it’s usually due to a lack … Read more

What is Causing Your Toe Pain?

Have you been experiencing increased toe pain lately? You may not know what the root cause of your pain is, but with the help of this informative guide from Jamfeet, relief is right around the corner! Browse through our list of symptoms and identify what problems you have been experiencing. Then, read through the causes … Read more

Types of Foot Procedures

At Jamfeet, we have some of the most highly experienced podiatrists in the greater Los Angeles Area. We oversee patients suffering from a range of foot and ankle conditions, and are trained in a variety of areas, including foot and ankle treatments and podiatric surgery. We’re here to make sure you are safe, comfortable, and … Read more

Why do Some People Have Flat Feet?

Most people have a gap underneath their feet while standing. Their arch, the inner part of the foot, will be slightly raised off the ground, but those with flat feet or fallen arches have very low or nonexistent arches. The question on everyone’s mind, though, is why do some people have flat feet to begin … Read more

Most Common Tendon Injuries

Tendon injuries can be a serious problem and may result in excruciating pain and permanent damage if left untreated. Each type of tendon injury varies in severity. To help you learn more, here are a list of common tendon injuries and common causes. 4 Common Tendon Injuries The 4 most common tendon injuries include the … Read more

Avoiding Athlete’s Foot

Contrary to the name, athlete’s foot can affect anyone – not just athletes. Athlete’s foot, also known as tinea pedis in the medical field, is a fungal infection often caused by walking barefoot in moist, public places like swimming pool decks or locker rooms. As the infection progresses, the foot and the skin between your … Read more

Most Common Foot Problems

Achilles Tendonitis Achilles tendonitis causes inflammation and degeneration of the Achilles tendon. The pain caused by Achilles tendonitis can develop gradually without a history of trauma. The pain can be a shooting pain, burning sensation or even an extremely piercing pain. Achilles tendonitis is aggravated by activities that repeatedly stress the tendon, causing inflammation. Arthritis … Read more

Dealing with Corns and Calluses on Feet

Corns, also known as helomas or clavi, and calluses, also known as tyloma, are areas of thickened skin that develop to protect that area from irritation. They occur when there is repeated friction or pressure against the foot. If the thickened skin is located on the bottom of the foot, it’s called a callus. If … Read more

Choosing the Right Shoe for You

When you are shopping for a pair of shoes, it is important to not just focus on fashion. Stylish shoes may be nice to look at butthe comfort and functionality of the shoes is more important for the overall health of your feet. Many foot and toe problems can develop as a result of wearing … Read more