Neuromas

Neuromas

Neuromas – how closed-toe shoes can cause this condition and what to do about it.In cold weather, you’re likely putting away the flip flops and wearing more closed-toe shoes.  Closed-toe shoes that are narrow or have a pointed toe box style can cause a...
From the Patient’s Perspective

From the Patient’s Perspective

The Procrastinator’s Notes on Dealing with Injured Nail and Toe Fungus The Laser Treatment Option As a 45-year-old male who thinks of himself as a former athlete and an active adult, but in reality is more like quasi-active and knows he should be much more on...
What is a Podiatrist?

What is a Podiatrist?

A Podiatrist is a foot and ankle specialist.  This type of doctor treats conditions of the foot and ankle that range from ingrown toenails to more complex injuries such as ankle fractures.  The podiatrist can also play an integral part of the health care team for...
Haglund’s Deformity

Haglund’s Deformity

One of the most common pathologies encountered by foot and ankle physicians is posterior heel/Achilles tendon pain. Two of the most common causes of Achilles tendon pain are a “Haglund’s Deformity” and Insertional Calcific Achilles Tendonosis (ICAT).   Both of these...
How Do You Treat Plantar Fasciitis?

How Do You Treat Plantar Fasciitis?

Plantar fasciitis refers to an inflamed ligament in the foot. The pain typically originates in the heel bone and extends into the ball of the foot. Most people experience this pain as “first step pain”. This is the pain in the heel when you first get out of bed in the...

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