Diabetic Foot Care

Patient with diabetes is on the rise in the United States. It is important for patients with diabetes to be seen at least once a year for a diabetic foot exam. Diabetes can affect the circulation (blood flow) in the feet and nerve sensation (feeling)...


Heel Pain

Heel pain in most patients is usually caused by a bone spur that has grown on the heel bone as a result of a patients unsupported shoe gear, weight gain, activity level, or foot biomechanics. Fortunately, in the majority of cases, conservatory treatment...&


Ankle Injuries

A severe twist or “my foot gave out” injury can result in a sprain, strain or tear of an ankle joint ligament. Immediate and proper treatment should be sought right away. In severe instances, a fracture may result from the injury requiring... More

Injury and Trauma to the Feet

Whether performing daily activities or participating in a sporting event, injury to the feet is a common occurrence. Injuries such as bone contusions (bruise of the bone), fractures, dislocations of a joint, tendon or ligament injuries should be addressed..


Corns and Calluses

When there are boney prominences or excess pressure areas on the foot, a corn/callous may develop due to the excess pressure or rubbing that is occurring as the patient is walking or standing. Shaving of the excess thick skin...


Ingrown Nails

When a nail starts to ‘grow in’ or press into either or both sides of a toe, an ingrown toe nail can occur which could lead to an infection. In most cases a local anesthetic is administered and the impinging part of the nails is removed...


Bunions and Hammertoes

Both bunions (a bump associated by the big toe) and hammer toes(a toe that is bent over) are orthopaedic deformities that can lead to foot pain and discomfort. These conditions have a hereditary predilection; however, poor shoe gear can augment the problem.



Warts or verrucas are a common dermatological disorder that is caused by a virus. Although common in children, adults can get them as well. There are many treatment options available to treat warts such as topical or internal medications,..