and treatment of tumors, ulcers, skin and nail diseases and deformities.
Surgical procedures for treatment of bunions, hammertoes, bone
spurs, corns, heel spurs, warts and neuromas.
Treatment of corns, calluses, arch and heel pain, fungus skin and
nails, nerve pain and neuropathy.
Prescription and fitting of patients with orthopedic shoes and inserts
to correct problematic walking patterns.
Symptoms requiring podiatric attention:
Any type of foot pain. It is never normal to have pain in your
foot. Tired and achy feet may be a sign of some underlying condition.
Delay in treatment may lead to more serious consequences.
Your feet are severely cracking or peeling.
You have blisters or noticeable changes to your toenails.
There are signs of bacterial infection including increased pain,
swelling, redness, heat, fever of at least 100 F, red streaks extending
from the affected area, pus discharge, symptoms that remain after
two weeks of treatment with a non-prescription product, or infection
spread to other areas such as the nail bed or surrounding skin.
Your toenail is getting thicker and thicker causing discomfort.
You have heel pain accompanied by fever, redness, numbness or
tingling in your heel, or persistent pain without any weight or
pressure being put on your heel-pain that isn't eased by ice, aspirin
or any other analgesics.
You have diabetes or diseases associated with poor circulation,
and you develop athlete's foot. Diabetics are more prone to severe
bacterial infection of the foot and leg if they have athlete's foot.
You have painful bunions, hammertoes, corns and calluses.