General foot conditions can develop from a young age, or not present until later in life. Most problems that occur are due to wear and tear, with no specific cause for the onset of symptoms. For some there can be a specific injury sustained. Below are some of the common conditions treated by Mr. Cichero.
Cavus foot refers to a high arched foot. This can be due to genetics or due to neurological problems. Read more >>
Diabetes, if poorly controlled, can be a silent deadly disease to your feet. Usually complications that arise in your feet such as loss of feeling (neuropathy), and ulcers, are the first signs that the disease is also damaging your heart, kidneys and eyes. Read more >>
This is a condition where the cartilage wears out due to abnormal wear and tear. Read more >>
Heel pain, also known as Plantar Fasciitis is a common condition that causes pain under the heel or the arch of the foot. The pain is often worse after periods of rest, such as first thing in the morning. Read more >>
A swelling around the nerve to two of your toes. Sometimes the swelling can cause the two affected toes to be pushed apart. Read more >>
Rheumatoid arthritis causes many or all of the toes to buckle and deform, making the joints in the forefoot prominent. Rubbing on the joints makes them red and painful. Read more >>