Patient Education

Our team of specialists and staff think informed patients are better equipped to make decisions regarding their health and well-being. For your personal use, we have created an extensive patient library covering an array of educational topics. Browse through these diagnoses and treatments to learn more about topics of interest to you. Or, for a more comprehensive search of our entire website, enter your term(s) in the search bar provided.

As always, you can contact our office to answer any questions or concerns.

For information about available footwear, please check the diabetic selections at these websites:
Apex Foot Health & Wellness
Dr. Comfort

Search Results
High Heels=High Pain
...Achilles tendonitis is a common injury of athletes, and while wearing high heels might feel like an Olympic sport sometimes, it shouldn’t be causing us injury...

...The most common tendonitis issues in the feet are: Achilles Tendonitis: Pain between the heel and the calf...

Winning at Wimbledon
... Achilles tendonitis: Tendonitis is an umbrella term used to describe inflammation of a tendon over a muscle or bone...

Educational Videos
BONE/JOINT/TENDON Achilles Tendonitis Ankle Fractures Ankle Sprains Bunions Flat Foot Gout Hammertoes Neuroma Plantar Fasciitis Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome Stress Fractures Tailor’s Bunion Tendonitis   NAILS & SKIN Ingrown Toenails   DIABETIC HEALTH Caring for the Diabetic Foot Peripheral Arterial Disease Peripheral Neuropathy Wounds and Ulcers   ORTHOTICS AND FOOTWEAR Diabetic Shoes and Your Foot Health Orthotics  

Tendonitis in the MLB
...The most common types of tendonitis in the feet are: Achilles Tendonitis: Pain between the heel and the calf Posterior Tibial Tendonitis: Pain on the inner side of the foot Peroneal Tendonitis: Pain on the outer ankle Extensor Tendontis: Pain on the top of the foot Anterior Tibial Tendinitis: Pain at the front of you foot Whether you play baseball with your kids in the backyard or you’re walking onto the field for the playoffs, repeated overuse can lead to chronic pain...

Common Disorders of the Achilles Tendon
...Achilles tendonitis and tendonosis are also common in individuals whose work puts stress on their ankles and feet, such as laborers, as well as in “weekend warriors”—those who are less conditioned and participate in athletics only on weekends or infrequently...

Running and Track Injuries to the Foot and Ankle
...Runners are susceptible to overuse injuries including heel pain (plantar fasciitis), Achilles tendonitis, sesamoiditis, neuromas, capsulitis of the second toe, stress fractures, posterior tibial tendonitis (or PTTD), and calcaneal apophysitis in children and adolescents...