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Ingrown Toenail Causes and Treatments

Ingrown toenails often are the result of trimming your toenails too short, particularly on the sides of your big toes. While they are very common, ingrown toenails can also be very painful. Ingrown toenails start out hard, swollen and tender, and later, may become sore, red and infected. Your skin may start to grow over […]

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Common Injury for an Athlete – Ankle Sprain

Ankle sprains are a common injury for athletes. These injuries can limited the training an athlete can do. Prompt evaluation and treatment by a foot and ankle surgeon is important.  Sometimes that “sprain” is actually an ankle fracture and treatment for these two conditions are very different. An ankle that has not been properly healed […]

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Custom Molded Orthotics

Conservative Treatments – Next Step

If icing, stretching, and anti-inflammatories have not worked for you, the next step in conservative treatment can be the use of custom molded orthotics.  These orthotics will be molded to fit you through the casting of your foot.  I will create this mold to help eliminate/alleviate the pain that you are feeling in a specific […]

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Conservative Treatment Options for our Patients

Conservative options for treating your foot and/or ankle pain could include icing, stretch, and anti-inflammatories.  These treatments allow patients to improve their quality of life and continue with their training.  Most injuries are dealt with successfully utilizing these and other conservative treatments that we employ. If this would fit into your training plan, click here […]

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Foot Pain

                  Is your foot pain stopping you from reaching your fitness goal?  Do you want to run a full or a half marathon but can’t because your feet hurt before, during, and/or after your run?  Is there a triathlon that you would like to compete in but […]

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Plantar Fasciitis Symptoms and Treatment

Plantar Fasciitis is a disorder that results in pain in the heel and bottom of the foot.  This is caused by straining the ligament that supports your arch. Repeated strain can cause tiny tears in this ligament. These can lead to pain and swelling. Common causes of this disorder are: Your feet roll inward too much […]

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Bunion Symptoms and Treatment

The symptoms of bunions include irritated skin around the bunion area, pain when walking, joint redness/pain, and possible shift of the big toe toward the other toes. Having bunions can also make it more difficult to find shoes that fit properly.  It may force a person to have to buy a larger size shoe to […]

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