Patient Education

Our team of specialists and staff believe that informed patients are better equipped to make decisions regarding their health and well being. We have created an extensive patient library covering an array of educational topics. Browse through these diagnoses and treatments to learn more about topics of interest to you. For a more comprehensive search of our entire Web site, enter your term(s) in the search bar provided.

As always, you can contact our office to answer any questions or concerns.

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What We Treat
... Achilles Tendon Ankle & Foot Sports Care Ankle Instability Ankle Sprains Arthritic Foot & Ankle Care Athletes Foot Bunions Calluses Corns Crush Injuries Diabetic Foot Diabetic Care Flat Feet Foot Surgery Fungus Toenails Geriatric Foot Care Hammertoes Heel Spurs Ingrown Toenails Injuries Neuromas Orthotics Plantar Fasciitis Warts   Ankle Sprains Ankle sprains are caused by an unnatural twisting or force on the ankle bones of the foot, often resulting in one or more ligaments on the outside of the ankle to be stretched or torn...

Plantar Fasciitis
... While anyone can develop plantar fasciitis, the most common causes of the condition include: Running Being overweight Walking/working out with shoes that do not provide adequate support, especially for people with a high arch, flat feet, or biomechanics issues that cause weight to be distributed unevenly as a person walks and stands...

Bunions
...Foot injuries, neuromuscular problems, flat feet, and pronated feet can contribute to their formation...

Flat Feet
...with flat feet, also known as fallen arches, the arches of their feet are either partially or completely collapsed...

Are You Dealing With Bunions?
...Certain factors can also contribute to the development of bunions, such as if you have flat feet or low arches or if your feet pronate (when the ankles roll in towards each other during movement and cause excessive and prolonged pressure on the joints in the feet)...

Types of Custom Orthotics
... Podiatrists typically recommend custom orthotics for people with flat feet, or very high arches...

What is a Neuroma?
... Neuroma Causes While the causes of a neuroma are still not clear, there are factors that can increase the likelihood of developing one, such as: Extremely high arches Flat feet Trauma that leads to nerve damage in the feet Improper footwear (high heels over two-inches tall; pointed toes) Repeated stress placed on the foot Treating a Neuroma A neuroma will not go away on its own, so it’s important to see a podiatrist if you are experiencing any of the condition's symptoms...

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...

Taking Care of Little Feet
...A young child can be affected by foot conditions such as: Intoeing Out-toeing Flat feet Warts Heel pain Tips for Parents Parents can help promote normal, healthy foot development for their baby...

Accessory Navicular Syndrome
...This can result from any of the following: Trauma, as in a foot or ankle sprain Chronic irritation from shoes or other footwear rubbing against the extra bone Excessive activity or overuse Many people with accessory navicular syndrome also have flat feet (fallen arches)...

Heel Pain (Plantar Fasciitis)
...For example, people who have problems with their arches, either overly flat feet or high-arched feet, are more prone to developing plantar fasciitis...

Osteoarthritis of the Foot and Ankle
... Sometimes osteoarthritis develops as a result of abnormal foot mechanics such as flat feet or high arches...

Plantar Fasciitis
...For example, people who have problems with their arches, either overly flat feet or high-arched feet, are more prone to developing plantar fasciitis...

Shin Splints
...Contributing causes are flat feet, calf tightness, improper training techniques, worn out or improper shoes/sneakers, as well as running or walking on uneven surfaces...

Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
... Causes Tarsal tunnel syndrome is caused by anything that produces compression on the posterior tibial nerve, such as: A person with flat feet is at risk for developing tarsal tunnel syndrome, because the outward tilting of the heel that occurs with “fallen” arches can produce strain and compression on the nerve...

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