Achilles Tendonitis

The Achilles tendon is the largest tendon in the human body and can withstand forces of 1,000 pounds or more!

Ankle Pain

Chronic lateral ankle pain is recurring or chronic pain on the outside part of the ankle that often develops after an injury such as a sprained ankle. Other conditions, however, may also cause chronic ankle pain.

Ankle Sprain

More than 25,000 people sprain their ankles every day, according to the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society. 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.

Arch Pain

Pain across the bottom of the foot at any point between the heel and the ball of the foot is often referred to as "arch pain." Although this description is non-specific, most arch pain is due to strain or inflammation of the plantar fascia (a long ligament on the bottom of the foot). 

Arthritis

Arthritis is inflammation of one or more of the joints. A joint is the area where two bones meet. There are over 100 different types of arthritis.

Athletic Foot Care

Whether you are a professional athlete or play sports just for fun, the demands made on your feet and lower limbs can lead to a range of injuries, including blisters, sprained ankles, torn ligaments, shin splints (leg pain), knee pain, low back pain and other joint or muscle problems.

Ball of the Foot

There are many causes of foot pain, but when most people talk about foot pain they are describing symptoms that cause pain under the ball of the foot.

Blisters

Most blisters are caused by friction or minor burns and do not require medical attention. New skin will form underneath the affected area and the fluid is simply absorbed. You can soothe ordinary blisters with vitamin E ointment or an aloe-based cream.

Bone Spurs

Bone spurs are a very common foot problem. Spurs in the feet most often occur in the heel and near the toes. 

Bunions

Bunions are misaligned big toe joints that can become swollen and tender, causing the first joint of the big toe to slant outward, and the second joint to angle toward the other toes.

Burning Feet

Burning feet are a common complaint among many groups of people, most commonly those over 50 years of age and in diabetics. There are many causes. Heavy alcohol use may lead to the condition.

Bursitis

Bursitis is inflammation of the fluid-filled sac (bursa) that lies between a tendon and skin, or between a tendon and bone. Bursae are fluid-filled cavities near joints where tendons or muscles pass over bony projections.

Corns

Corns are calluses that form on the toes because the bones push up against the shoe and put pressure on the skin. 

Children's Feet

Children with strong, healthy feet often avoid many kinds of lower extremity problems later in life.

Claw Toes

People often blame the common foot deformity claw toe on wearing shoes that squeeze your toes.

Cysts

A cyst is a closed fluid-filled sac that is formed in the tissues, bones, joints or tendons.

Diabetic Foot Care

With a diabetic foot, a wound as small as a blister from wearing a shoe that's too tight can cause a lot of damage. Diabetes decreases blood flow, so injuries are slow to heal. 

Diagnostic Ultrasound

Diagnostic ultrasound, also called sonography or diagnostic medical sonography, is an imaging method that uses high-frequency sound waves to produce images of structures within your body. 

Digital X-Ray

In our practice, we use digital x-rays because the process is quicker than traditional radiography, uses less radiation, and provides higher-quality images.

Fallen Arches

"Fallen arches" is a common term used to describe a flatfoot condition that develops during adulthood. 

Flat Feet

Flat feet are a common condition in infants and toddlers, the longitudinal arch is not developed and flat feet are normal.

Foot Odor

The feet and hands contain more sweat glands than any other part of the body (about 3,000 glands per square inch).

Fractures

A broken (fractured) bone in your forefoot or in one of your toes is often painful but rarely disabling.

Fungal Toenails

A group of fungi called dermophytes easily attack the nail, thriving off keratin, the nail’s protein substance.

Gait Abnormalities

Gait abnormalities are unusual and uncontrollable walking patterns, usually caused by diseases or injuries to the legs, feet, brain, spine, or inner ear. 

Gout

(Gouty arthritis) is a condition caused by a buildup of the salts of uric acid – a normal byproduct of the diet in the joints.

Growing Pains

Foot, ankle and leg problems in the growing child are often considered to be “Growing Pains” in the bone and muscles of the lower extremity. 

Growth Disorder

Most of us are born with symptom-free feet. But at one time or another, as we age, three quarters of us will be affected by a foot ailment. 

Hammer Toes

Hammertoe is a deformity of the second, third or fourth toes. In this condition, the toe is bent at the middle joint, resembling a hammer.

Heel Pain

Heel pain is a common foot problem and has a number of possible causes.