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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Diabetic Foot Care
...Barnes aims to play a critical role in the prevention of lower extremity amputations through extensive preventative care...

Staff
...She suffered from many foot and knee injuries in high school that led her to be fitted with orthotics, and in turn, she became interested in the role appropriate foot biomechanics and alignment has in the prevention and treatment of injuries...

Ingrown Toenails
Home >Services >Ingrown Toenails Ingrown Toenail Treatment & Prevention Ingrown toenails, also known as onychocryptosis, is usually caused by trimming toenails too short, particularly on the sides of the big toes...

Foot Care for Runners
...As in most cases, prevention is the best medicine...

Are You Dealing With Bunions?
...   Prevention is Key We all like to remain active, and oftentimes it is the result of this activity that can make your bunion pain worse...

Treating Toenail Fungus
... Prevention is best Of course, if you can avoid toenail fungus, your feet and nails will look and feel their best, and you won't be embarrassed to wear open-toed shoes or sandals in the warm weather...

What You Need To Know About Bunions
...These are some of the most reliable ways to fix bunions: - Padding made of felt to guard the feet when wearing shoes and prevent friction - Pads placed between the toes to help restore alignment - Corn or callus removal - Wearing orthotics that encourage the bone and joint to realign - Physical therapy and special exercises - Night splinting - Bunionectomy (surgery to eliminate bunions) Bunion Prevention Bunions do not form overnight, they develop over a course of time and due to certain behaviors, habits, and activities...

Common Disorders of the Achilles Tendon
... Prevention To prevent Achilles tendonitis or tendonosis from recurring after surgical or non-surgical treatment, the foot and ankle surgeon may recommend strengthening and stretching of the calf muscles through daily exercises...

Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy
... Prevention The patient plays a vital role in minimizing the risk of developing diabetic peripheral neuropathy and in preventing its possible consequences...

Diabetic Shoes
... For more information on how diabetes affects your feet, listen to the Diabetes and Your Feet podcast or read more at Diabetic Complications and Amputation Prevention, Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy, Diabetic Foot Care Guidelines...

Haglund's Deformity
... Prevention A recurrence of Haglund’s deformity may be prevented by: Wearing appropriate shoes; avoid shoes with a rigid heel back Using arch supports or orthotic devices Performing stretching exercises to prevent the Achilles tendon from tightening Avoiding running on hard surfaces and running uphill...

Malignant Melanoma of the Foot
...This makes it extremely important to follow prevention and early detection measures involving the feet as well as other parts of the body...

Osteomyelitis (Bone Infection)
... For additional information, read Diabetic Complications and Amputation Prevention...

Peripheral Neuropathy: Diabetic
... Prevention The patient plays a vital role in minimizing the risk of developing diabetic peripheral neuropathy and in preventing its possible consequences...

Raynauds Phenomenon
... Treatment for Raynaud’s phenomenon is aimed at prevention and protection of the digits...

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