Foot Pain

Foot pain can be managed with stretching, ice, heat, and exercise. Massage therapy and physiotherapy can help. use ice 10 minutes on 10 minutes off as often as possible in the day. If you pain in the soles of your feet – you could try memory foam slippers.

Stretching using towels. Putting your feet in cold water and alternating with hot water – going back and forth – can stimulate the circulation – don’t burn yourself.

Ingrown toenails can be treated at home. Follow the advice on the video below. It is important that the simple strapping be done every day. It can take a few weeks to even months before it works, but I think many times this conservative approach is better than surgery. Please note – I refer to medical alcohol to dry the skin. 


Metatarsalgia – Pain on the Ball of the foot (front bottom foot)

Ingrown Toe Nails
The presenter uses adhesive spray but even wiping the skin with an alcohol swab and waiting for it to dry works.

There are products out there that may help with stimulation of healing. You could try products like Dr. Ho. Many of my patients have found them helpful. Dr. Ho

For Jeannie’s Wart. Darn stubborn virus is not responding to Compound W or cryotherapy. Let’s try Cariboo Chrome:

  1. Apply a small piece of duct tape directly to the area of your wart and continue as normal. You can walk on it and exercise. 
  2. Every 3 to 5 days, remove the duct tape. Gentry rub the wart with an emery board or pumice stone. Stop immediately if it bleeds as the virus spreads with bleeding.
  3. Repeat step 1. after about 12 hours of air time.