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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... Chemical Peel Keryflex Nail Restoration Bunions Heel pain Hammertoes Ankle problems Warts Plantar fascitis Corns Toenail fungus Esthetics Flat feet Ingrown toenails Ankle Sprain Calluses Corns Heel spur Warts Neuromas Athletes foot Crush injuries Achilles tendon   Chemical Peel The chemical peel is a painless procedure performed by Dr...

Shop
...The booties will help soften dry cracked heels, corns and callouses...

What is a Podiatrist?
A podiatrist, also called a doctor of podiatric medicine, is a specialist who provides medical diagnosis and treatment of foot and ankle problems, such as bunions, heel pain, spurs, hammertoes, neuromas, ingrown toenails, warts, corns and calluses...

Diabetes and Your Feet
... If you have red spots, sore spots, blisters, corns, calluses, or consistent pain associated with wearing shoes, new proper fitted shoes must be obtained immediately...

Skin Problems
Allergies Athlete's Foot (tenia pedis) Blisters Burning Feet Calluses Corns Cysts Frostbite Fungus Gangrene Lesions Psoriasis Smelly Feet and Foot Odor Swelling Ulcers Warts

Bunions
... Removal of corns and calluses on the foot...

Claw Toe
... Corns on the top of the toe or under the ball of the foot...

Hammertoes
...People with hammertoe may have corns or calluses on the top of the middle joint of the toe or on the tip of the toe...

Spurs
...Surgery may be prescribed if spurring around the joint becomes severe or leads to recurrent pain from persistent corns...

Nail Fungus
... Use a quality foot powder (talcum, not cornstarch) in conjunction with shoes that fit well and are made of materials that breathe...

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...

Corns
Corns are calluses that form on the toes because of bones that push up against shoes and build up pressure on the skin...

Fungus
... Use a quality foot powder (talcum, not cornstarch) in conjunction with shoes that fit well and are made of materials that breathe...

Warts
...They are often mistaken for corns or calluses, which are layers of dead skin that build up to protect an area which is being continuously irritated...

Bunions
... Removal of corns and calluses on the foot...

Claw Toe
... Corns on the top of the toe or under the ball of the foot...

Hammertoes
...People with hammertoe may have corns or calluses on the top of the middle joint of the toe or on the tip of the toe...

Athletic Foot Care
...Added to these are common complaints such as corns, calluses and Athlete's Foot...

Corns and Calluses
Corns and calluses are protective layers of compacted, dead skin cells...

Diabetic Foot Care
... And never attempt to cut your own bunions or corns as this can lead to infection, as well...

Pedicures
...(Please contact our office if you have deep calluses or corns and need help shaving them...

Self-Assessment Quiz
... no 0   - have corns, calluses, bunions or hammertoes...

General Information
... Corns and hammertoes...

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

Basketball
...Not enough room can lead to blisters, corns, and calluses...

Jogging and Running
... The most common foot problems associated with jogging or running are blisters, corns, calluses, Athlete's Foot, shin splints, Achilles tendonitis, and plantar fasciitis...

Getting a Proper Fit
...Shoes that do not fit properly can cause bunions, corns, calluses, hammertoes and other disabling foot disorders...

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)...

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