Ankle sprains are one of the most common injuries treated by foot doctors. You can suffer a sprain during workouts and sporting activities or just from stepping awkwardly on a curb while crossing the street. Your ankle rolls over with the full weight of your body causing tendons and tissues to stretch and even break […]
Morton’s neuroma is a nerve condition that occurs between the metatarsal bones of the toes. It usually happens between the second and third, or third and fourth toes, and involves a growth around a nerve that makes it feel like you have a pebble in your shoe. As the condition progresses, numbness, tingling, and pain […]
When the Achilles tendon becomes stressed and inflamed it can cause severe heel pain and radiating discomfort to other parts of the foot and leg.
Charcot Foot is a terrible and largely avoidable complication of foot numbness that can strike unaware patients who have diabetic nerve damage or other neurological issues that make their feet feel numb. The numbness can hide severe physical damage that is occurring to the foot as the arch collapses and bones fracture. The injury is […]
Calluses and corns form as your skin’s protective response to excessive pressure and rubbing. However, these skin anomalies can become problematic when they contribute to blisters, cracks, and bleeding that can lead to infection—especially in patients who have diabetes. Large calluses on the heel can become heel fissures that can split open and cause extreme […]
Orthotic shoe inserts are molded to fit your foot. When combined with properly fitted shoes, orthotics fix gait problems that can cause knee and back pain.
Treating bunions early before the big toe has become too rigid and inflexible can avoid the need for future bunion surgery.
Among the most common toenail problems seen by foot doctors are ingrown and fungal toenails
Debilitating foot and ankle damage caused by arthritis can be slowed with proper diet and exercise and by wearing properly fitted shoes with custom orthotics.
September is Falls Prevention Awareness Month and maintaining foot and ankle strength is vital to prevent a fall.