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The scope of our practice includes, but is not limited to treating disorders of the foot and ankle, their joints, tendons, ligaments, bones, skin, and other soft tissues. We also treat deformities of a chronic nature, developmental abnormalities, problems of wear and tear in the human foot and ankle, and complications of diabetes and poor circulation

For Foot, Ankle, and Heel Injuries Follow Up With A Podiatrist

Parents of kids with foot, ankle, and heel injuries often bring their kids to the pediatrician or the emergency room first, but they still need to follow up with a podiatrist. With extensive experience in foot and ankle therapies, podiatrists … Continue reading

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Treating Stress Fractures In The Foot

Stress fractures can occur anywhere in the foot and can eventually lead to a complete break of the bone if left untreated. Early diagnosis and treatment are important to ensure proper healing. If a break is suspected, runners should immediately … Continue reading

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Perform The 1,2,3 Test Before Buying Shoes For Your Children

Shopping for healthy shoes can be a daunting task without knowing what to look for—but the following tips can make any shoe purchase an easy, smart, and safe one: Before buying a shoe, perform the “1,2,3 Test.” First, squeeze the … Continue reading

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Diabetes Patients Should See A Podiatrist For Regular Foot Examinations

The number of Americans diagnosed with diabetes continues to rise toward record levels, with an estimated one in three adults predicted to have the disease by the year 2050, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Because many serious complications … Continue reading

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Pediatric Flatfoot: Cause For Alarm?

Parents keep a close eye on their growing children, watching for proper development and alert for any sign of a problem because small problems can have big implications. Pediatric flatfoot is a childhood condition that, if left untreated, can result … Continue reading

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What is Hammer Toe?

Hammer toe is a deformity of the toe, in which the end of the toe is bent downward. It usually affects the second toe. However, it may also affect the other toes. The toe moves into a claw-like position. The … Continue reading

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Researchers Examine Causes Of Chronic Heel Pain

A doctoral student in the kinesiology department at the University of Massachusetts Amherst has begun an in-depth study of a foot disorder that affects more than 2 million Americans.   Ryan Chang’s research on the biomechanics of foot muscles and connective … Continue reading

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Obese Children More Likely To Experience Foot, Knee and Hip Pain

Pain in the lower extremities – feet, ankle, knees and hips – contributes to both poor physical function and a reduced quality of life in obese children, according to a new study.   Obese children with lower extremity pain have worse … Continue reading

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Is Your Foot Fracture An Early Sign of Osteoporosis?

Unexplained foot fractures may be the first sign of osteoporosis, a bone thinning disease which affects over 28 million Americans and  accounts for 1.5 million bone fractures a year. Osteoporosis is frequently referred to as the “Silent crippler” since it … Continue reading

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Common Runners’ Injury: Stress Fractures of the Foot

Repetitive impact on feet can increase risk of damage Stress fractures of the foot are becoming more common in runners, especially first-time marathoners, according to Willoughby hills,Ohio foot and ankle surgeon Atta, Asef, DPM, FACFAS. The growing popularity of marathons … Continue reading

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