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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... EPAT Achilles Tendon Ankle Stability Ankle Sprains Arthritic Foot & Ankle Care Athletes Foot Bunions Calluses Corns Diabetic Foot Poor Circulation Wounds Flat Feet Fungus Toenails Geriatric Foot Care Hammertoes Heel Spurs Infections Ingrown Toenails Injuries Neuromas Plantar Fasciitis Warts 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...

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... (Verified Patient) Overall rating Bedside Manner Wait time Very helpful, diagnosed my plantar fasciitis and explained the biomechanics of it...

Detecting a Painful Bone Spur
...The following activities and conditions are also common causes of bone spurs in the feet: High-impact activities, such as running Excessive weight Poor-fitting footwear Tightening of the plantar fasciitis due to excessive stress Aging Because there are no obvious symptoms associated with bone spurs in the feet, diagnosing the disorder can be difficult...

Problems Associated with Flat Foot
...  One problem you might develop is plantar fasciitis, which causes pain and inflammation in the ligaments of the foot...

Give Your Feet a Break from Flip Flops
... Problematic Heel Pain It is estimated by the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, that about 15 percent of all adult foot injuries involve plantar fasciitis, which is an awful pain that is caused by the tissue over stretching from your heel through the arch to the toes...

Heel Pain? Seek Expert Care from Your Podiatrist
... Plantar fasciitis is the most common cause of heel pain, occurring when the thick band of tissue (plantar fascia) that connects the heel to the toes becomes irritated and inflamed...

Ready to Run? Visit Your Podiatrist First
... Common injuries experienced by runners include plantar fasciitis, heel spurts, Achilles tendon and stress fractures...

What’s Slowing Down Your Game? It Could Be Faulty Foot Mechanics
...  Many sport injuries can be traced back to biomechanical problems including: Sprained ankles Back pain Hip pain Shin splints Calluses and corns Plantar fasciitis Once Jay Mermelstein, D...

Start Your Marathon Training off on the Right Foot
...If the pain gets worse with reduced exercise and rest, stop training and visit your podiatrist   Aside from stress fractures which often occur from overtraining, additional foot problems you may experience include:   Toenail problems, including ingrown and fungus Heel pain, such as plantar fasciitis Achilles tendon and calf pain Toe pain, such as bunions Shin splints Before you start training, our practice recommends visiting a podiatrist for a complete evaluation of your lower extremities...

What's Slowing Down Your Game? It Could Be Faulty Foot Mechanics
... Many sport injuries can be traced back to biomechanical problems, including: Sprained ankles Back pain Hip pain Shin splints Calluses and corns Plantar fasciitis Once our practice has identified the problem and cause of your pain, a tailor made treatment plan can be created to restore your lower extremities and feet to their normal function, thus improving your game...

Cryosurgery for Fast and Effective Heel Pain Relief
When your feet hurt, your entire body hurts, especially when you're suffering from painful neuromas or heel pain caused by plantar fasciitis...

Shockwave Therapy
If you are one of the millions of Americans that suffer from chronic heel pain caused by plantar fasciitis, you know just how unpleasant this very common foot condition can be...

Maintain Healthy Weight to Prevent Foot Problems
... The most common foot problems from being overweight include: Plantar Fasciitis: Excess weight adds strain to the plantar fascia, overusing and weakening it...

Walking Your Way To Good Foot Health
... If the Shoe Fits - Get Walking! Footwear plays a vital role in the duration of your walking routine, and shoes that don't fit properly or that lack support can lead to foot pain or injuries, such as blisters, corns, calluses, nail fungus and plantar fasciitis...

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...