Did You Know?
The longer you wait to treat bunions the more invasive the surgery needs to be. If you have bunions don’t delay in getting treatment.
If your feet have been through a trauma or sports injury you should check in with your podiatrist immediately
Delaying treatment will only cause more problems in the long run.
Do Your Shoes Fit?
Hammertoes are the results of a deformity of the proximal interphalangeal joint. They are usually caused by wearing ill fitting shoes.
For a severe bunion, surgery may involve removing the enlarged portion of the bone, cutting and realigning the bone, and correcting the position of the tendons and ligaments.
Heel pain is a common complaint, and there are several common causes. It is important to make an accurate diagnosis of the cause of your symptoms so that appropriate treatment can be directed at the cause.
Anyone can get nail fungus, but infections are more common in people over the age of 60. For people who have diabetes or a weakened immune system, nail fungus can present serious risks.
Osteoarthritis, or “wear-and-tear” arthritis, is the most common type of arthritis. Also known as degenerative joint disease or age-related arthritis, osteoarthritis is more likely to develop as people age.
Sports injuries to the foot and ankle should not be ignored. When an injury occurs, exercisers may experience a sharp pain, tingling, numbness, and/or swelling during or after physical activities.
The most notable recent changes in hammertoe surgery involve internal fixation techniques and decompression techniques by shortening the metatarsal segment.
The Achilles tendon is the largest and strongest tendon in the body. Despite its strength, the Achilles tendon is also vulnerable to injury, due to its limited blood supply and the high tensions placed on it.
Non traumatic causes of entrapment are commonly due to anatomical variations, such as fascial defects with or without muscle herniation about the lateral lower leg