Patient Education
Our team of specialists and staff believe that informed patients are better equipped to make decisions regarding their health and well being. For your personal use, 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. Or, for a more comprehensive search of our entire Web site, enter your term(s) in the search bar provided.

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... In-Office Minor Surgical Procedures In-Office X-Ray Cold Laser Therapy with K-Laser MicroVas Therapy Achilles Tendon Ankle Instability Ankle Sprains Arthritic Foot & Ankle Care Athletes Foot Bunions Calluses Corns Crush Injuries Diabetic Foot Flat Feet Fungus Toenails Geriatric Foot Care Hammertoes Heel Spurs Ingrown Toenails Injuries Neuromas 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...

Causes Of Heel Pain And How We Can Help
... Other types of heel pain include: Bursitis: inflammation of the fluid-filled sacs around the joint Heel spurs: bony projections that build up around the joint Osteoarthritis: "wear-and-tear” arthritis characterized by a loss of cartilage around the joint Rheumatoid arthritis: an autoimmune condition leading to chronic joint inflammation Stress fracture: a tiny crack in the bone caused by repetitive motion and impact These are not the only conditions that can lead to heel pain, and many conditions can have serious consequences if left untreated...

Heel Pain Treatment Options
...In the case of plantar fasciitis, heel spurs can develop if the condition is not treated promptly...

What is a heel spur?
Heel Spurs: Heel spurs are extra growth of bone on either the bottom or back of the heel that develops over an extended period of time from excessive pull of a tendon or Ligament...

Treating Heel Spurs
...Although heel spurs themselves sometimes do not cause acute discomfort, they are frequently associated with the painful inflammation known as plantar fasciitis, a condition commonly described as feeling like a knife is wrenching through your foot...

Does my weight have anything to do with my foot problem?
...  Some common foot/ankle ailments that can be made worse by being overweight include tendinitis, plantar fasciitis, fallen arches, ball of the foot pain, heel spurs and swelling...

Ways a Podiatrist Can Help You
...Here are some foot issues that could benefit from coming in for specialized care: Plantar fasciitis Achilles tendinitis Heel pain Ankle sprains and fractures Foot fractures Sports-related injuries Bunions and hammertoes Corns and calluses Diabetic foot care Fungal infections Ingrown toenails Heel spurs Our number one goal is to provide you with the relief that you need...

Heel Pain (Plantar Fasciitis)
...Sometimes heel spurs are found in patients with plantar fasciitis, but these are rarely a source of pain...

Plantar Fasciitis
...Sometimes heel spurs are found in patients with plantar fasciitis, but these are rarely a source of pain...


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