We provide diagnosis and treatment for all foot and ankle conditions including:
The Achilles tendon is the thickest and strongest tendon in the human body. A tough band of fibrous tissue, it is also known as the calcaneal tendon or heel cord.
Chronic ankle instability is a condition characterized by a recurring “giving way” of the outer (lateral) side of the ankle.
If you are suffering from an ankle sprain, time is of the essence. The best results are achieved when the sprain is tended to immediately.
Arthritic Foot & Ankle Care
Arthritis refers to joint disease affecting one or more joints. The word itself means joint inflammation, which can be a symptom of the disorder along with pain, stiffness, and a decreased range of motion.
This painful condition can be relieved with injection therapy, custom orthotics, or oral anti-inflammatory and surgical intervention is used only as a last resort.
A Bunion is a common, inherited, progressive problem of the great toe joint where the first metatarsal bone spreads outward and the big toe moves inward causing the joint to become deformed, weak and enlarged.
Calluses are hard shields the foot develops to defend itself against pressure, irritation or friction. The pressure or friction that most commonly causes calluses is produced simply by shoes or ground pressure against the balls of the feet.
These painful lesions can easily be relieved by the painless trimming of these corns
Diabetic Foot Infections
Compromise of the blood supply from microvascular disease, often in association with lack of sensation because of neuropathy, predisposes persons with diabetes mellitus to foot infections.
Painful flat feet can effectively be treated with biomechanical custom orthotics and appropriate shoes.
Since fungal nails are usually more resistant and more difficult to treat than Athlete's foot, topical or oral antifungal medications may be prescribed.
Geriatric Foot Care
Geriatric patients make up a healthy contingent of our patients. As with all patients, our office emphasizes conservative non-surgical care.
A hammertoe is a dislocation of the joint of any one of the toes. It is described as a hammertoe because it bends under like a claw, or like the hammer in a piano.
Heel spurs occur when calcium deposits build up on the underside of the heel bone, a process that usually occurs over a period of many months.
The doctors are all well versed in using all different types of antibiotics to resolve foot and ankle infections.
Ingrown toenails are a common condition in which the corner or side of a toenail grows into the soft flesh.
When you have had one ankle sprain too many it’s time to think about a stabilization procedure.
Metatarsalgia means pain in the ball of the foot. This condition can be relieved by trimming painful calluses, specialized tapings and biomechanical custom orthotics and oral anti-inflammatory medication.
A neuroma is a benign swelling of a nerve usually between the third and fourth toe called Morton’s Neuroma.
Plantar fasciitis (PLAN-tur fas-e-I-tis) is one of the most common causes of heel pain. It involves pain and inflammation of a thick band of tissue, called the plantar fascia, that runs across the bottom of your foot and connects your heel bone to your toes.
If you are experiencing frequent swelling and cramping in your feet and legs it could be from poor circulation.
We understands the needs of athletes and their abilities. It is his goal to offer innovative treatment to either keep the athlete at their sport or get them back to their sport as soon as possible.
Warts are a viral condition that can be treated with either topical wart medication or surgical excision.
If you have a wound on your leg or foot that is not healing, it is very important to seek medical attention. We specializes in treating all types of wounds that may be caused by cuts, burns, trauma, infection and diabetic ulceration.
Committed to traditional, quality orthotic devices:
- We perform foot biomechanical examinations
- We take true neutral position plaster foot impressions
- Our devices are truly custom, biomechanically correct, and adjustable and repairable in house
- High rate of patient compliance and effectiveness of our orthotic supports
Specialized in elective foot surgery:
- We operate in the OR conveniently located two floors below our office in Saint Vincent Hospital
- Dedicated to providing excellence in corrective surgery
- Cosmetically pleasing incision results
- Flatfoot reconstruction