In this section you will find helpful information on foot conditions, treatments, in office products and much more! Remember, it is important to get diagnosed by a podatrist before trying the suggestions in any of these articles.
Much of this information has been prepared by the Consumer Education Committee of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, a professional society of 6,200 foot and ankle surgeons. Members of the College are Doctors of Pediatric Medicine who have received additional training through surgical residency programs. The mission of the College is to promote superior care of foot and ankle surgical patients through education, research and the promotion of the highest professional standards. Copyright © 2002-2012 American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
Diabetes and the Foot
Diabetes is a lifelong chronic condition that can affect a person's ability to feel their feet properly. This can lead to many foot conditions and problems that, if not treated properly, could lead to amputation. Read the following information to learn about different diabetic foot conditions and how to properly care for your feet if you have diabetes.
Here are some of the more common foot conditions. The information may help you, but remember it is important to be properly diagnosed by a podiatrist. If any of the conditions seem like something you have, give us a call!
Foot soaking can help different conditions. Be sure to check with your podiatrist to make sure these soaks are right for you.
Footprints is a newsletter published by the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA). It is published quarterly; each edition has a seasonal theme and includes one article on a prevalent medical condition.
Orthotics are shoe inserts that are intended to correct an abnormal or irregular walking pattern and can help prevent foot pain.
Post Op Instructions
If you have had surgery, whether it is minor or major surgery, it is important to follow the doctor's instructions. If your doctor has given you alternate instructions than the ones listed on this site, follow what the doctor has given you. Be sure to keep any and all post op appointments and call us if you have any questions or concerns! If there is an emergency, please call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.
Stretches can help many foot conditions, especially if you are on your feet all day. Be sure to check with your podiatrist before trying any of our stretches.