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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Patient Education
... When To Call a Doctor Keryflex Nail Restoration System Foot Problems General Statistics Achilles Problems Achilles Tendonitis Peroneal Tendon Dislocation/Dysfunction Xanthomas of the Achilles Tendon Arch and Ball Problems Flat Feet (over pronation) Metatarsalgia (foot pain in ball) Plantar Fibromas (lumps in the arch of the foot) Sesamoiditis Capsulitis Common Foot Injuries Ankle Sprain Injuries Broken Ankle Fractures Osteochondritis (stiff ankle) Osteochondromas Shin Splints Sports Injuries Deformities Amniotic Band Syndrome Bunions Claw Toe Clubfoot Dysplasia (Epiphysealis Hemimelica) Enchondroma Flat Feet Gordon Syndrome Haglund's Deformity Hallux Limitus (Stiff Big Toe Joint) Hallux Rigidus (Stiff Big Toe) Hallux Varus Hammertoes Jackson-Weiss Syndrome Mallet Toes Metatarsalgia Osteomyelitis (Bone Infections) Overlapping or Underlapping Toes Peroneal Tendon Dislocation/Dysfunction Sesamoiditis Spurs Tarsal Coalition Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction Diabetes and Your Feet Diseases of the Foot Arthritis Cancer Freiberg's Disease Gout Kaposi's Sarcoma (AIDS related) Kohler's Disease Maffucci's Syndrome Ollier's Disease Raynaud's Disease Sever's Disease Sever's Disease Charcot Foot Heel Problems Haglund's Deformity Heel Callus Heel Fissures Plantar Fasciitis (heel spur) Nail Problems Black Toenails Ingrown Toenails Nail Fungus Skin Problems Allergies Athlete's Foot (tinea pedis) Blisters Burning Feet Calluses Corns Cysts Frostbite Fungus Gangrene Lesions Psoriasis Smelly Feet and Foot Odor Swelling Ulcers Warts Toe Problems Bunions Claw Toe Digital Deformity Hallux Limitus (stiff big toe joint) Hallux Rigidis (rigid big toe) Hallux Varus Hammertoes Intoeing Overlapping, Underlapping Toes Subungal Exotosis (bone spur under toenail) Turf Toe Vascular/Nerve Problems Acrocyanosis Alcoholic Neuropathy Chilblains (cold feet) Erythromelalgia Ischemic Foot Neuroma Spasms Venous Stasis Ankle Problems Ankle Sprain Chronic Lateral Ankle Pain Osteochondritis Fungus Problems Common Fungal Problems Athlete's Foot (Tinea Pedis) Fungal Nails Foot Care Basic Foot Care Guidelines Self-Assessment Quiz Athletic Foot Care Blisters Bunion Prevention Burning Feet Children's Feet Corns and Calluses Diabetic Foot Care Foot Care For Seniors Fungus Problems Athlete's Foot Common Fungal Problems Fungal Nails Other Tips Prevention Ingrown Nails Osteoporosis Foot Odor and Smelly Feet Prevention Treating Foot Odor Pedicures Foot Self-Exam Women's Feet High Heels Pregnancy Stockings...

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... Heel Spurs Plantar fasciitis (or heel pain) is commonly traced to an inflammation on the bottom of the foot...

The Doctor
...She is board certified and an authority on foot health issues including plantar fasciitis, heel pain, hammer toe deformities and bunions...

Media 2
...As a result of her sprain, and a case of high heel-caused plantar fasciitis, she commutes to her job at BET in glittery Converse sneakers...

Travel Health
... The worst risk can lead to plantar fasciitis or inflammation of the plantar fascia...

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...