Types of Foot Fractures

Doctor Nathan Lucas back again today to talk to residents of Memphis about another issue regarding foot health, more specifically, foot fractures. Since there are so many bones in our feet – 26 to be exact – a fracture can happen in a variety of areas, some which can even be difficult to detect with [...]

Heel Spurs and Plantar Fasciitis

Sometimes heel spurs and plantar fasciitis can be confused with each other. Doctor Nathan Lucas here, and today I want to speak to those of you in Memphis who are struggling with foot pain about these common disorders. A heel spur occurs when the plantar fascia muscle becomes so irritated that extra bone begins to [...]

Corns and Hammertoes

Doctor Nathan Lucas here. I’m a podiatrist in Memphis, and today I would like to discuss the foot disorder known as hammertoes. Hammertoes can hurt all by themselves, since they involve the unnatural bending of the toe, but they hurt even more when they are accompanied by a corn. Unfortunately, corns often develop on toes [...]