Soft sole baby shoes are the best choice for your baby's growing feet. From soft crib shoes and slippers to soft sole infant shoes and soft sole toddler shoes, you'll find a wide variety of adorable styles of baby shoes for your little one at ShoesZoo. Give your baby's feet the best start on the long path of life with affordable baby shoes from ShoesZoo. About the Author Patches of hard skin disappear when treated with a pumice stone under the shower or in the bath, when the skin is softened by the water. A nice foot cream afterwards is a real delight! Veering of the great toe is totally unrelated to “ hammering ” of the lesser toes, and therefore advising correction of a big toe on the basis that it will benefit the lesser toes is entirely incorrect. The abnormalities of the lesser toes are entirely independent of abnormalities in the great toe. Lesser toe abnormalities will continue to progress regardless of what surgery is performed on the great toe. Dry feet is a very common and potentially painful condition. I have seen many people suffer from cracked heels, itchy and dry feet. Believe me, it can make even the simple act of walking, very painful. This is an abnormal growth of bone. Places where you might be able to see this are on a toe, top of the 1st metatarsal, or on the top of your arch. These cause sharp pain when pressure is applied, but are caused by arthritis in the nearby joint. Arthritis pain is deep aching, throbbing and yes it does get worse with the weather. A toe that is buckled, curled, or bent any way other than straight. Pain from the toe is usually related to a corn, but the joints can cause deep aching pain when walking. Bunion, ingrown toenails and athlete’s foot are annoying and embarrassing. It’s hard to show off those pretty sandals when you are struggling with foot pain. Here are just some ways to get relief from common foot problems so that you can wear your shoes with confidence. Be pain free and show off those pretty feet. A Bunion is a bony bump at the base of the big toe, a bunion causes that toe to deviate toward others. It throws the foot bones out of alignment and produces the characteristic bump at the joint’s base. Bunions can be very painful caused by the pressure of arthritis, and may lead to corns. The sural nerve is very close to the skin, and is therefore vulnerable to injury. Something as simple as wearing shoes that create too much pressure along the side of the foot, anywhere from the top of the foot to the heel, can create injury to the sural nerve. If the injury results in inflammation, a burning pain is likely to follow. Tingling and numbness are additional symptoms of inflammation of the sural nerve. The tendons on the inner border of the foot are protruding more than normal (even when standing barefoot), which suggests theyre tight. Skin problems dealing with the feet may appear at any age. Whether from work, the environment or a physical condition such as psoriasis, eczema, diabetes, or dermatitis , the skin on your feet is actually very vulnerable to problems. Since there are 2000 pores on the bottom of the feet and they are the largest pores anywhere on the body, great care is essential. non-soap" anti-bacterial cleanser By reducing the bacteria count, you will minimize the risk of infection. Remember, bacteria can instigate a number of irritating and often debilitating problems so don't skimp on this one. A loose-fitting pair of shoes can also help protect the foot while reducing pressure on the affected toe, making walking a little easier until a visit to your podiatrist can be arranged. It is important to remember that, while this treatment will make the hammertoe feel better, it does not cure the condition. A trip to the podiatric physician’s office will be necessary to repair the toe to allow for normal foot function. The Base of the big toe has a hardened lump and is often swollen and red. Rough hard skin caused by friction is shoes may appear which can cause a corn or a ulcer if not protected. Hallux valgus is the medical term for a bunion, which is a condition that causes the big toe to turn inward toward the pinky toe. Once the condition progresses, a bump (bunion) develops on the metatarsal bone, or inside of the foot around the big tone joint. The main cause of hallux valgus is shoes that do not fit correctly. According to the National Library of Medicine, 48 percent of the population suffers from the condition. The only corrective treatment for bunions is surgery and if your pain is severe and foot wear impossible your doctor may refer you to the hospital.