Sometimes, what appears to be a hammertoe may actually be an issue with the plantar plate ligament. In both, the case of a hammertoe and a plantar plate ligament injury, the toe may bend downward at the joint.
At Superior Foot & Ankle Care Center, we recommend that our Douglas Park/Los Angeles County area patients inspect their feet regularly. One thing to look for is changes in the skin on your feet. There are several podiatric conditions that are related to the skin.
At Superior Foot & Ankle Care Center, we see it happen every year: our Douglas Park/Los Angeles County area patients resolve to get in shape in the New Year and soon after are in our Long Beach office with a foot or ankle injury.
Smelly feet can be embarrassing, but it’s important that you discuss it with podiatrists. The cause of the odor is usually a bacteria and/or fungus that is in your shoe and combines with the sweat on your skin to produce the foul odor.