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Children's feet

Caring for your child's feet is important for their development. Learn how to look after your child's feet, choose footwear, and spot foot problems.

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Bunions

A bunion is a bony lump that forms between the big toe and the foot, when your joint is pulled out of line. Read about bunion treatment here.

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The role of a podiatrist

Podiatrists are foot and ankle experts who help prevent and treat various conditions. Learn about what a podiatrist does and how to find one.

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Hand, foot and mouth disease

Hand, foot and mouth disease is a common viral illness mainly affecting children under 10 years old but sometimes affecting older children and adults.

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Foot care

Some health conditions can affect the health of your feet, so it's important to care for them as part of managing your health and wellbeing. Find out more about foot care by reading our page.

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Tinea

Tinea is a common fungal skin infection. Learn about the causes, types - such as athlete's foot and jock itch - and tinea treatment and symptoms.

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Plantar fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is when the tissue on the bottom of your foot becomes inflamed. It commonly causes heel pain. Learn how to manage the pain here.

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Toe and forefoot amputation

Foot disease is a common condition caused by a poor blood supply to your foot. Removing any dead or infected tissue should prevent the spread of infection and improve your mobility.

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Flat feet (fallen arches)

Flat feet is when your foot's arch is lower than normal. It can cause pain in your foot, leg or elsewhere. Learn more about treatment options here.

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Bunion surgery

If you have a bunion that is causing pressure and pain, surgery should straighten your big toe and make your foot fit more comfortably into a normal shoe.

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