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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Our Staff
... Encountered many Podiatric Orthopedic problems such as plantar fasciitis,bunions, hammertoes, and neuromas which were treated both conservatively and surgically...

Our Services
... Achilles Tendon Arthritic Foot & Ankle Care Athletes Foot Bunions Calluses Corns Diabetic Foot Endoscopic Foot Surgery Flat Feet Fungus Toenails Geriatric Foot Care Hammertoes Heel Spurs Ingrown Toenails Neuromas Pediatric Foot Care Plantar Fasciitis Reconstructive Foot Surgery Warts

Educational Videos
BONE/JOINT/TENDON Bunions Flat Foot Gout Hammertoes Neuroma Plantar Fasciitis Shin Splints Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome Stress Fractures   NAILS & SKIN Athlete’s Foot Chronic Wounds Fungal Nail Ingrown Toenails Wounds and Ulcers   DIABETIC HEALTH Diabetes Diabetes and the Foot Diabetic Shoes and Your Foot Health Wounds and Ulcers   ORTHOTICS AND FOOTWEAR Orthotics SPECIALITY SERVICES & SURGERIES Laser Therapy for Fungal Nail   *MONTHLY FEATURE* PODIATRIC MEDICINE Podiatry Adult Footwear Children Footwear Foot and Ankle Injuries Bunions Hammer Toes Plantar Warts Fungal Problems Heel Pain Pain Above the Feet Plantar Fasciitis Diabetes & Your Feet Ingrown Toenails Neuroma Foot Surgery Callus Cracked Heels Eczema Psoriasis Cysts Pigmented Lesions Charcot Foot Ganglionic Cysts Arthritic Foot Conditionss Haglunds Deformitys HEEL PAIN Overview Common Causes Treatment Options Preventing Heel Pain WOUND MANAGEMENT Overview The Healing Process Causes & Types of Wounds Treatment Options Prevention of Wounds DIABETES & YOUR FEET Overview Diabetic Neuropathy Peripheral Arterial Disease Foot Ulcers & Infections Care for Your Diabetic Feet SPORTS INJURIES Overview Shoes Socks & Orthotics Skin Injuries to the Feet Forefoot Injuries Midfoot Injuries Rearfoot Injuries Ankle Injuries Leg Injuries The information provided by Visual Media Concepts, Inc...

April Articles 2014
... Plantar Fasciitis Treatment Relieves Heel Pain A new treatment option which combines ultrasound waves and steroid injections was found to be 95% effective in patients suffering from plantar fasciitis, according to a groundbreaking study from the University of Genoa in Italy...

Ben Revere Struggles with Pain from Foot Fracture
...Common injuries and conditions athletes face, including: •           Plantar Fasciitis •           Plantar Fasciosis •           Achilles Tendinitis •           Achilles Tendon Rupture •           Ankle Sprains Sports-related injuries are commonly treated using the RICE method...

Gymnast Incurs Injured Plantar Fascia
... Plantar fasciitis can be very painful and uncomfortable...

May Articles 2014
... By forcing the toes into a small toe box, and putting a great deal of pressure on the ball of the foot, high-heels can cause or worsen many foot problems, such as corns, hammertoe, bunions, Morton’s neuroma and plantar fasciitis...

Circulatory Condition Prohibits Woman from Wearing Heels
... Corns Calluses Hammertoe Bunions Morton’s Neuroma Plantar Fasciitis How can I still wear high heels and maintain foot health...

August Articles 2014
... The extra pressure and stress placed on muscles, joints, and tendons in the feet by extra body weight can also trigger plantar fasciitis...

Rise in Gout Attributed to Obesity
... Plantar fasciitis – Pressure and stress that is placed on muscles, joints, and tendons can trigger plantar fasciitis, which is an inflammation of tissue that forms along the bottom of the foot...

October Articles 2014
... In short, giving the feet a good workout every now and then is important in order to avoid problems such as plantar fasciitis, as well as to warm-up or cool-down after running or vigorous walking...

Acupuncture Can Aid Heel Pain Management
...Acupuncture is also helpful when it comes to treating plantar fasciitis or Achilles tendonitis...

Teaching Assistant Accuses Flip-Flops and Flat Shoes and Foot Pain Culprit, Not High Heels
...Crow has since been diagnosed with plantar fasciitis and is taking on a wide variety of treatments to try and fix her foot...

Medical Student finds that those with Abnormal Biomechanics are more prone to Injury
...Those with abnormal biomechanics of the feet should be extra careful since they are more apt to develop problems such as plantar fasciitis, ankle sprains, and neuromas...

December Articles 2014
...Another common running injury is known as plantar fasciitis, which occurs when the bone in the foot becomes inflamed and irritated...

Wearing the Wrong Fitting Running Shoe Can Cause Serious Injury
...Wearing an incompatible running shoe can create hip, knee, and back pain and can induce injuries such as Achilles tendonitis and plantar fasciitis...

January Articles 2015
...The most common foot and ankle injuries suffered by people involved in sport are plantar fasciitis, ankle sprains and Achilles tendon damage or ruptures...

Jack Wilshere of Arsenal to Miss the Rest of the Season due to Tackle on Ankle
...Common injuries and conditions athletes face, including: Plantar Fasciitis Plantar Fasciosis Achilles Tendinitis Achilles Tendon Rupture Ankle Sprains Sports-related injuries are commonly treated using the RICE method...

February Articles 2015
... By forcing the toes into a small toe box, and putting a great deal of pressure on the ball of the foot, high-heels can cause or worsen many foot problems, such as corns, hammertoe, bunions, Morton’s neuroma and plantar fasciitis...

Treatment for Sufferers of Plantar Fasciitis
  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one million Americans are seen by doctors for symptoms of plantar fasciitis each year...

3D-printed High Heel features Shock Absorbent Heel
... Corns Calluses Hammertoe Bunions Morton’s Neuroma Plantar Fasciitis How can I still wear high heels and maintain foot health...

CJ Miles Discusses His Use of Orthotics for Sore Flat Feet
...These high quality inserts are designed to treat problems such as abnormal motion, plantar fasciitis, and more severe heel pain...

Start Up Aims to Make Orthotics Trendy
...These high quality inserts are designed to treat problems such as abnormal motion, plantar fasciitis, and more severe heel pain...

August Articles 2015
... The extra pressure and stress placed on muscles, joints, and tendons in the feet by extra body weight can also trigger plantar fasciitis...

September Articles 2015
...The most common foot and ankle injuries suffered by people involved in sport are plantar fasciitis, ankle sprains and Achilles tendon damage or ruptures...

Celebrity Runners Share Marathon Running Tips
...Prone to plantar fasciitis, “30 Rock” star Bowden states, “I have to roll out my feet on a plastic ball every couple of days...

Washington Redskins Lose Niles Paul due to Fractured Ankle
...Common injuries and conditions athletes face, including: Plantar Fasciitis Plantar Fasciosis Achilles Tendinitis Achilles Tendon Rupture Ankle Sprains Sports-related injuries are commonly treated using the RICE method...

October Articles 2015
...   Plantar Fasciitis Treatment Relieves Heel Pain A new treatment option which combines ultrasound waves and steroid injections was found to be effective in patients suffering from plantar fasciitis, according to a groundbreaking study from the University of Genoa in Italy...

Fashion Week Models End Events with Relaxed Looks and Ditch High Heels
... Corns Calluses Hammertoe Bunions Morton’s Neuroma Plantar Fasciitis How can I still wear high heels and maintain foot health...

Heavy Sports Involvement Can Result in Plantar Fasciitis
 Nearly 2 million people in the United States are affected by plantar fasciitis each year...

What Can Orthotics Do For You?
Do you suffer from bunions, flat feet, plantar fasciitis, or Achilles tendonitis...

DECEMBER ARTICLES 2015
... In short, giving the feet a good workout every now and then is important in order to avoid problems such as plantar fasciitis, as well as to warm-up or cool-down after running or vigorous walking...

Changing Your Shoes for the Season
...These high quality inserts are designed to treat problems such as abnormal motion, plantar fasciitis, and more severe heel pain...

Treating Plantar Fasciitis
...  Sufferers of plantar fasciitis usually experience sharp, stabbing pains in their heels...

JANUARY ARTICLES 2016
...The most common foot and ankle injuries suffered by people involved in sports are plantar fasciitis, ankle sprains and Achilles tendon damage or ruptures...

Managing Your Plantar Fasciitis
Plantar fasciitis can be described as a condition in which the heel of the foot becomes inflamed with pain...

Denver Broncos’s David Bruton Jr. Plays With Fractured Fibula
...Common injuries and conditions athletes face, including: Plantar Fasciitis Plantar Fasciosis Achilles Tendinitis Achilles Tendon Rupture Ankle Sprains Sports-related injuries are commonly treated using the RICE method...

February Articles 2016
... One of the main causes of heel pain is a condition known as plantar fasciitis...

Addressing Your Heel Pain
...  Causes of Heel Pain ● Heel pain is often associated with plantar fasciitis...

Podiatry Educational Videos
BONE/JOINT/TENDON Bunions Flat Foot Gout Hammertoes Neuroma Plantar Fasciitis Shin Splints Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome Stress Fractures   NAILS & SKIN Athlete’s Foot Chronic Wounds Fungal Nail Ingrown Toenails Wounds and Ulcers   DIABETIC HEALTH Diabetes Diabetes and the Foot Diabetic Shoes and Your Foot Health Wounds and Ulcers   ORTHOTICS AND FOOTWEAR Orthotics SPECIALITY SERVICES & SURGERIES Laser Therapy for Fungal Nail  

What is Heel Spur Syndrome?
... Heel Spur Syndrome is another name for Plantar Fasciitis where patients experience sometimes severe pain in the heel and arch of the foot...

September is Childhood Obesity Awareness Month
...They are more likely to have a foot or ankle fracture and being overweight also increases many foot conditions including plantar fasciitis, tendonitis, gout and osteoarthritis...

Overview of Foot and Ankle Problems
...A variety of foot injuries or improper foot mechanics can lead to plantar fasciitis...

Heel Problems
Haglund's Deformity Heel Callus Heel Fissures Plantar Fasciitis (heel spur)

Plantar Fasciitis (heel spur)
...More specifically, plantar fasciitis is an inflammation of the connective tissue, called plantar fascia, that stretches from the base of the toes, across the arch of the foot, to the point at which it inserts into the heel bone...

General Information and Tips
...Foot pain is caused by a wide variety of injuries, health problems or disorders, including (but not limited to): Arthritis Bone spurs Bunions Calluses Corns Flat Feet Gout Ingrown toenails Plantar fasciitis Sprains Stress fractures Warts Wearing improper shoes or extensive use of the feet...

Heel Surgery
...Two common conditions can cause pain to the bottom of the heel and lead to surgical intervention: plantar fasciitis (an inflammation of a fibrous band of tissue in the bottom of the foot that extends from the heel bone to the toes) and heel spurs (often the result of stress on the muscles and fascia of the foot)...

Extracorporeal Shock Wave
...Clinical studies show a 70 percent success rate for treatment of plantar fasciitis using Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy...

Physical Therapy
...Heel spurs, bursitis, plantar fasciitis, bunions, corns and calluses, as well as many post-operative surgical conditions, respond well to physical therapy...

Baseball
...Inadequate stretching, improper shoes, and repeated motions lead to the most common foot problems that occur among baseball players, such as Achilles tendonitis, plantar fasciitis, shin splints, stress fractures, ankle sprains, and bone fractures...

Basketball
...But the repeated shock and pressures on the foot can also lead to inflammations, including Achilles tendonitis, plantar fasciitis, and sesamoiditis...

Walking and Your Feet
...The most common foot problems are blisters, corns, calluses, and plantar fasciitis...

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