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.

As always, you can contact our office to answer any questions or concerns.

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Patient Education
... BONE/JOINT/TENDON Achilles Tendonitis Ankle Sprains Gout Hammertoes Metatarsalgia Plantar Fasciitis Tendonitis NAILS & SKIN Athlete’s Foot Blisters Corns and Calluses Foot Odor Fungal Nail Ingrown Toenails Plantar Warts Wounds and Ulcers DIABETIC HEALTH Diabetes and the Foot ORTHOTICS AND FOOTWEAR Orthotics SPECIALITY SERVICES & SURGERIES Laser Therapy for Fungal Nail WOMEN/CHILDREN/SENIORS & EXERCISE Children’s Feet Overuse Women’s Feet

Educational Videos
BONE/JOINT/TENDON Achilles Tendonitis Ankle Sprains Gout Hammertoes Metatarsalgia Plantar Fasciitis Tendonitis NAILS & SKIN Athlete’s Foot Blisters Corns and Calluses Foot Odor Fungal Nail Ingrown Toenails Plantar Warts Wounds and Ulcers DIABETIC HEALTH Diabetes and the Foot ORTHOTICS AND FOOTWEAR Orthotics SPECIALITY SERVICES & SURGERIES Laser Therapy for Fungal Nail WOMEN/CHILDREN/SENIORS & EXERCISE Children’s Feet Overuse Women’s Feet

Are You Dealing With Bunions?
... Other treatment options include orthotics or a combination of physical therapy and medication to relieve pressure and inflammation of the bunion...

Heel Pain Treatment Options
...ibuprofen) Icing the heel several times a day Bracing or splinting the foot Wearing custom orthotics (shoe inserts) Wearing protective and supportive shoes Resting and avoiding certain activities or high-impact exercises If you’ve tried these treatment options for weeks and still don’t notice any change in your symptoms—or if symptoms get worse—then it’s time to visit your foot doctor again to determine the next step...

What You Can Do About Hammertoes
...To correct this imbalance, talk to your foot doctor about getting custom orthotics (shoe inserts), which can be placed into your shoes to help provide cushioning, support, and shock absorption for your feet...

Common Disorders of the Achilles Tendon
... Orthotics...

Custom Orthotic Devices
Custom orthotics are medical devices prescribed by a foot and ankle surgeon...

Orthotics
Custom orthotics are medical devices prescribed by a foot and ankle surgeon...

Shin Splints
...A foot and ankle surgeon can treat the condition, recommend proper shoe gear, and evaluate whether orthotics are needed...