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Could You Be Suffering from Bursitis?

Are you having difficulty moving one or both of your feet? Do the joints in your toes feel inflamed or swollen? Do you have pain in the ball of your foot, the base of your big toe joint or at your heel?  Are your feet achy?  If you answered yes to any of these questions, […]

Tendinitis of the Lower Extremities

What is Tendinitis? Tendinitis is the inflammation of a tendon- a thick fibrous cord that attaches the muscle to bone. While tendinitis can occur in any of your tendons, tendinitis in the lower extremities include your knees and ankles. Common types of tendinitis include: Achilles tendinitis, posterior tibial tendinitis, peroneal tendinitis & patellar tendinitis (patella […]

When Toenails Look Like a Ram’s Horn

The medical term is Onychogryphosis or “Ram’s Horn” for short.  The condition is characterized by a significant thickening & lengthening of the nail, and when left to grow for significant periods of time, can begin to resemble a ram’s horn or claws. Onychogryphosis can be caused by a range of factors. It is quite common […]

Haglund’s Deformity or “Pump Bump”

From Top to Bottom: 1. Location of bursa and Achilles tendon and site of irritation.  2. X-ray of heel showing Haglund’s Deformity. 3. Physical site on heel of Haglund’s Deformity.   Have you ever wondered what that painful bump on the back of your heel is? It could be a blister, but more likely, it […]

What Dermatology Issues Can Your Podiatrist Treat?

When we think of a podiatrist, we tend to think of a doctor that treats broken ankles, hang nails, neuroma and performs foot surgery. But did you know, podiatrists can also treat several dermatology issues related to your feet? Common issues treated include: Dermatitis, Athlete’s Foot, Melanomas, Warts and Venous Stasis Dermatitis. Dermatitis What is […]

Spring Into Action with Plantar Wart Treatment

Do you think you might have a wart on the bottom of your foot?  Plantar warts are common, and they can cause discomfort and even become painful if left untreated. Whether you have one or a cluster, we’re here to help you put the spring back in your step. Plantar warts are found on the […]