Read on for more information on common foot conditions treated at our office.
Aching heels is one of the most common symptoms experienced by people of all ages. Heel pain has several possible causes, and it can drastically reduce your quality of life when it is severe or persistent.
Nail and Skin Care
Painful ingrown toenails, unsightly fungal infections, dry skin, and other uncomfortable or embarrassing conditions can affect the health and appearance of your skin and nails. These are your first line of defense against more serious injuries, and we’ll help you keep them looking and feeling good.
Foot problems are one of the most common complications of diabetes. The compounding effects of decreased circulation and poor nerve health make proliferation of foot conditions very dangerous—there is no such thing as a “minor wound” if you have diabetes.
Whether you’re a high school athlete, work on your feet, or just enjoy a little basketball on the weekends, feet and ankles are especially vulnerable to both traumatic and overuse injuries. Proper care will help you heal fully and quickly, and reduce the risk of chronic pain or complications.
Many congenital foot conditions may be diagnosed shortly after birth, or become apparent as the child learns to walk. Children are also especially prone to certain injuries or infections due to softer bones and underdeveloped immune systems. We provide compassionate, gentle, and effective care for children of all ages.
Acquired Foot Deformities
Over time, feet and joints may become misaligned or deformed due to injuries, wear and tear, inherited foot structures, or even improper shoe wear. Most can only be fixed surgically, though conservative treatments can bring pain relief and keep the deformity from getting worse.
Arch and Ball of the Foot Pain
Pain and swelling in the arch, forefoot, or ball of the foot may arise from hereditary foot structures, or simply from a traumatic or overuse injury.
Diseases of the Foot and Other Conditions
Diseases of all types, including serious ones, can often reveal themselves either exclusively or initially in the feet and ankles.