Trench foot occurs due to repeated exposure to dampness and cold, exacerbated by tight boots. The affected feet are reddened, swollen, painful or numb, and may be covered with bleeding blisters. Earlier described in war soldiers, this condition is still observed in some homeless persons today.« Back to Glossary Index
About Dr Arun Pal Singh
Arun Pal Singh is an orthopedic and trauma surgeon, founder and chief editor of this website. He works in Kanwar Hospital, Hajipur, Hoshiarpur, Punjab.
This website is an effort to educate and support people and medical personnel on orthopedic issues and musculoskeletal health.