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  • Treating Tendon and Joint Pain
    There are 52 bones in your feet and ankles, which means that feet contain about 25 percent of the bones in our bodies. Our feet also contain about 20-25 percent Read more
  • Treating Broken Metatarsals
    Did you know that the metatarsals, or bones in the foot, are the most commonly broken bones in the human body? These long bones run the length of the foot Read more
  • Are You Struggling with Heel Pain?
    Heel pain is a common foot problem that podiatrists often treat. Knowing the cause of your pain is important in determining the most effective treatment method. Even if the pain Read more
  • Preventing Blisters
    While the appearance of blisters may be embarrassing, the pain accompanying them is often much worse and more of a concern for people who have them. Although blisters are a Read more
  • What are Hammertoes?
    A hammertoe is a common foot deformity that affects the middle joint of the smaller toes. As a result, this causes the toes to bend downward. Since this bend causes Read more
  • Taking Care of Flat Feet
    While there are many people with flat feet, often times they won’t even know it; however, there are others with flat feet that regularly experience pain, soreness, and other problems. Read more
  • Treating Diabetic Feet
    Diabetic feet need special care because of decreased circulation, neuropathy, joint deterioration, and more. While your primary care physician may guide you on blood sugar control, medications, a healthy diet, Read more
  • Treatment for Minor Foot Injuries
    An unexpected fall or twist can result in an injury of the foot or ankle, such as a sprain or strain. Immediate first aid can help prevent complications, reduce pain Read more
  • Is Plantar Fasciitis Causing Your Heel Pain?
    Is heel pain keeping you down? Pain that occurs following an injury or early in an illness may play a protective role, warning us about the damage we have suffered. So Read more
  • What Are Corns?
    Many people think corns and calluses are the same thing, but there are differences. A corn is smaller than a callus, and has a hard center which is surrounded by Read more
  • What is Achilles Tendonitis?
    Heel pain is one of the most common complaints a podiatrist hears about from patients. If you are dealing with heel pain above the heel bone then you could be Read more
  • Dealing With Athlete's Foot
    Athlete's foot is one of the most common fungal infections of the skin and is frequently seen in our office. Whether you've had it or not, it's important to understand Read more
  • What is a Crush Injury?
    What is a Crush Injury? Have a foot crush injury? A crush injury occurs when pressure or force is put on a body part. A foot crush injury may cause pain, Read more
  • Treating a Sprained Ankle
    An ankle sprain occurs when the foot rolls or twists to the point where a ligament inside stretches beyond its normal capacity. Ankle sprains are extremely common, with an estimated Read more
  • What is Sesamoiditis?
    What is Sesamoiditis? Sesamoids are small bones that are only connected to tendons or surrounded in muscle. This only appears in a few places in the body, one of which is Read more
  • How To Prevent Ingrown Toenails
    Ingrown toenails may begin mildly but can quickly go from bad to worse. This frustrating and painful condition can affect anyone and cause significant issues. Unlike other foot-related conditions, which Read more