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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... Achilles Tendon Ankle Instability Ankle Sprains Arthritic Foot & Ankle Care Athletes Foot Bunions Calluses Corns Fractures Diabetic Foot Care Foot Pain Wound Care Flat Feet Fungus Toenails Geriatric Foot Care Hammertoes Heel Spurs Ingrown Toenails Injuries Neuromas Plantar Fasciitis Warts Sports Injuries Ankle Sprains 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...

Common Foot Injuries in Softball and Baseball
...Burgan, will probably tell you some of the most common foot injuries baseball and softball players suffer can be but are not limited to: Bruises/contusions Fractures Heel spurs Plantar fascitis Sprains Generally, most of these injuries are not usually serious...

What Wearing Shoes Without Arch Support Does to Your Feet
...But getting the right level of support matters beyond running and athletic footwear, and wearing the wrong shoes for too long can not only lead to pain, it can also increase the risk of stress injuries like plantar fasciitis and heel spurs...

Common Causes for Foot Pain
...While heel pain is mostly caused by plantar fasciitis or Achilles tendinitis, foot pain can also be caused by: Calluses Bunions Arthritis Heel spurs Ingrown toenails Morton’s Neuroma Diabetic foot complications Toenail fungus Hammertoes Overpronating Neuropathy As you can see, there is a laundry list of things that could be causing your foot pain and without examining your feet it’s going to be nearly impossible to diagnose...

What is a Podiatrist?
...   Treat conditions such as: bone disorders, bunions, corns, calluses, cysts, heel spurs, infections, ingrown nails, and plantar fasciitis...

Overview of Foot and Ankle Problems
... Heel Spurs—growths of bone on the underside, forepart of the heel bone...

General Statistics
... Heel spurs - growths of bone on the underside, forepart of the heel bone...

Spurs
... Heel spurs refer specifically to bone spurs in the heel...

Ultrasound
... Heel spurs or plantar fasciitis...

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

Fitness And Your Feet
... The following are common ailments caused by improper foot care during exercise: Athlete's foot; Blisters; Corns and calluses; and Heel pain (including heel spurs)...