Today’s Podiatrist : More Than Corns and Calluses

Pediatic foot Issues

Flatfoot Deformity, Heel Pain (Sever’s disease), Curley toe Deformity, Pigeon Toe, Tarsal Coalitions, Gait Problems & Disorders, Pediatric Bunions, Metatarsus Adductus

Sports Medicine

Ankle sprains, Shin Splints Achilles Tendonitis, Toe Injuries, Stress fractures Compartment Syndrome Plantar fasciitis, Sesamoiditis, Tendon Injuries, Limb length discrepancies, Muscle tears, Recurrent blisters

Bone and Joint

Bunion Deformity, Toe Deformities, Osteoarthritis Bone Spurs, Webbed Toes Flat Feet, Heel pain, Stress Fractures Osteochondritis Dessicans, Joint Swelling Hallux Limitus/Hallux Rigidus, Rheumatoid Arthritis Haglund’s deformity/Pump Bump, Chronic Ankle Instability, Plantar Plate Tears, High Arches, Gout Bone tumors

Skin and Toenail

Ingrown toenails, Athletes foot, Infections, Non-healing wounds, Rashes, Skin of color changes, Fungal toenails Plantar Warts, Dark streaks in Nails, corns and calluses, Toenail Injuries, Skin cancer, Black toenails

Soft Tissue Issues

Mortons Neuroma, Plantar Fasciitis, Ganglionic cysts, Soft Tissue Tumors/ Masses Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome Achilles Tendonitis

Ankle and Foot Trauma

Achilles Tendon Ruptures Ankle fractures, Lisfranc Injuries, Puncture wounds, Foreign Bodies, Jones Fractures, Ankle ligament Ruptures, Foot Fractures, Skin Lacerations, Toe Fractures

Diabetes Related

Recurrent Ulcers, Limb Salvage, Diabetic Neuropathy Circulation Problems Diabetic Foot Care, Nail Care Calluses and Blisters

Geriatric Related

Callus and nail care, Spinal stenosis, Pseudo-spinal stenosis, Gait and Fall prevention, Drop foot braces

Bunions

What are Bunions? A bunion—also called Hallux Valgus—is a bump that appears inside the foot, around the metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint (near the big toe). This bump is actually a bone protruding towards the inside of the big foot. Left untreated, bunions can cause sever pain and even hinder walking abilities. Bunions are a common problem … Read more

Diabetic Foot Care

People with diabetes are much more likely to suffer nerve damage, circulation problems, and infections—all problems that directly affect the feet. The lack of feeling and poor blood flow caused by poor diabetes management can allow a small blister or wound to progress into a serious infection that could lead to amputation. Nerve damage—also called … Read more

Heel Spurs

What is a Heel Spur? A heel spur is calcium deposit located underneath the heel that causes small pieces of bone to protrude. Pain associated with heel spurs is often confused with another condition called plantar fasciitis—which refers to inflammation in plantar fascia ligament. A heel spur, on the other hand, is a piece of … Read more

Ingrown Toenails

An ingrown toenail—also referred to as onychocryptosis—is a common problem that occurs when the edges or corners of the nail grow into the skin next to the nail. When this happens, the edge of the nail breaks through the skin, which causes inflammation. This inflammation initially presents itself as a minor discomfort, but it could … Read more