The Foot & Ankle Wellness Center treats a full array of podiatric conditions to help you maintain healthy feet. You can read more by clicking on each topic below or to the left-hand side. FAAWC podiatrists also perform surgeries.
- Achilles Tendon
- Ankle Instability
- Ankle Sprains
- Arthritic Foot & Ankle Care
- Athlete's Foot
- Crush Injuries
- Diabetic Feet
- Flat Feet
- Fungal Toenails
- Geriatric Foot Care
- Heel Spurs
- Ingrown Toenails
- Injuries (Sports and Other)
- Plantar Fasciitis (Heel Pain)
Ankle sprains are caused by an unnatural twisting or force on the ankle bones of the foot, often resulting in one or more ligaments on the outside of the ankle to be stretched or torn. If not properly treated, ankle sprains could develop into long-term problems. Read More...
The Achilles tendon is the largest tendon in the human body and can withstand forces of 1,000 pounds or more. It also is the most frequently ruptured tendon, usually as a result of a sports injury. Read More...
Bunions are misaligned big toe joints that can become swollen and tender, causing the first joint of the big toe to slant outward, and the second joint to angle toward the other toes. Read More...
Falls are common among seniors and people with balance or foot sensitivity issues. Peripheral neuropathy, in particular, may cause tingling or numbness in the feet and toes, creating issues with balance. Read More at www.steadyu.ohio.gov
Flat feet are a common condition. In infants and toddlers, the longitudinal arch is not developed and flat feet are normal. The arch develops in childhood, and by adulthood, most people have developed normal arches. Read More...
Foot and Ankle Surgery
Our board-certified podiatrists will discuss with you which surgery (if any) is right for you. View the video below for more information about foot and ankle surgery.
Hammertoe is a deformity of the second, third or fourth toes. In this condition, the toe is bent at the middle joint, resembling a hammer. Left untreated, hammertoes can become inflexible and require surgery.Read More...
Diabetes and Your Feet
With a diabetic foot, a wound as small as a blister from wearing a shoe that's too tight can cause a lot of damage. Diabetes decreases blood flow, so injuries are slow to heal.Read More...
Plantar fasciitis (or heel pain) is commonly traced to an inflammation on the bottom of the foot. Our practice can evaluate arch pain, and may prescribe customized shoe inserts called orthoses to help alleviate the pain. Read More...
Corns and calluses are protective layers of compacted, dead skin cells. They are caused by repeated friction from skin rubbing against bony areas or against an irregularity in a shoe. Corns ordinarily form on the toes and calluses on the soles of the feet. Read More...
Neuropathy refers to the conditions that result when nerves that connect the rest of the body to the brain and spinal cord are damaged or diseased This interrupts communication between the brain and other parts of the body and can impair movement, prevent sensation and cause pain. Symptoms include pain, numbness, tingling and/or weakness, often in the feet and hands. Read FAQs About Our Neurogenx Treatment Program