Podiatry 

Podiatry is the medical specialty focused on care of the foot and ankle, including not only the muscles, tendons and bones, but also the skin and nails. These are complicated body parts: Each foot has 26 bones (that’s 25% of the bones in your body), 33 joints and more than 100 muscles, tendons and ligaments.

Foot and ankle pain can have many causes, including birth defects; illness, such as diabetes, and injury (traumatic, stress or overuse). Podiatrists work to alleviate foot and ankle ailments and to educate patients on caring for their feet to prevent injury and pain.

Services

  • Basic podiatric palliative care
  • Foot and ankle ailments
  • Foot and ankle surgery
  • Lower Extremity Wound Care/Limb Salvage
  • Pediatric lower extremity disorders
  • Sports medicine
  • Traumatic injuries to the foot and ankle

Conditions We Treat 

Achilles Tendon Injuries

  • Tendonitis (pain without swelling)
  • Tendonosis (pain and swelling)
  • Acute and chronic tears

Ankle Sprains

  • Ligamentous injuries
  • Acute/chronic injuries
  • Lateral Ankle Instability

Arthritis of Foot and Ankle

  • Osteoarthritis/Rheumatoid Arthritis

Arthropathies of Foot and Ankle

  • Reiters Syndrome/Ankylosing Spondylitis/Psoriatic

Avascular Necrosis of Pedal Bones

  • Freibergs Infraction

Bone Spurs

  • Forefoot bone spurs
  • Hindfoot bone spurs
  • Ankle bone spurs

Diabetic Foot Conditions

  • Pre-ulcerative lesions
  • Ulcer/wound care
  • Neuropathy
  • Charcot Neuro-Osteoarthropathy foot disorder
  • Diabetic limb salvage

Fractures of the Foot and Ankle

  • Toe and Metatarsal fractures
  • Stress fractures
  • Lisfranc fractures
  • Calcaneal fractures
  • Talar fractures
  • Ankle fractures

Hallux Abducto Valgus (Bunion Deformities)

Hallux Limitus (Great toe arthritis and bone spurring)

Hammer-toes

Heel Spur Syndrome

Lower Extremity Abnormalities

  • Brachymetatarsia (shortened metatarsal)
  • Syndactyly (webbing between toes)
  • Polydactyly (supernumerary digits, extra digits)
  • Macrodactyly (enlarged digit)
  • Gait Abnormalities
  • Cerebral Palsy abnormalities
  • Coxa Vara Genu Valgum (knock-knees)
  • Coxa Vara Genu Varum (Bow-legs)

   Morton’s Neuroma Pain

   Pediatric and Juvenile Lower Extremity    Disorders

  • Bunion Deformities
  • Flat Foot Pain
  • Growth Plate Injuries
  • Limb deformities
  • Club foot

   Pes Cavus Deformities (High Arch Foot)

  • Neurological disorders
  • CMT (Charcot-Marie-Tooth)

   Pes Planus Deformity (Flat-foot      deformity)

  • Pediatric and adult deformities
  • Tibialis Posterior Tendon Dysfunction
  • Tarsal Coalition

   Plantar Fasciitis (Heel Pain)

   Plantar Plate Tears

   Retro-Calcaneal Exostosis (Posterior heel spurring "pump bump")

   Revisional Surgery

  • Fore-foot
  • Hind-foot

   Sesamoiditis

   Sports Medicine

  • Orthotic Therapy
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Ultrasound
  • (EMS) Electrical Stimulation

   Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome

   Tendon Injuries

  • Acute
  • Chronic
  • Achilles tendon pathology
  • Posterior tibial tendon pathology
  • Peroneal tendon pathology

   Toe-nail Disorders and Treatments

  • Onychomycosis (Fungal nails)
  • Onychocryptosis (Ingrown toe-nail)
  • Paronychia (Ingrown toe-nail with infection present)

   Tumors of Soft Tissue and Bone

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