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.

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Bunion
...Foot injuries, neuromuscular problems, flat feet, and pronated feet can contribute to their formation...

Barefoot Running, Part 2
...   Just like actually running barefoot, barefoot running shoes are not for everyone, “for instance, if you have plantar fasciitis, tendonitis, flat feet, bunions, or hammertoes, it may not be for you” (http://goo...

Thank Your Mom! And Her Feet...
... Overpronation “Overpronation, also referred to as flat feet, is caused when a person’s arch flattens out upon weight bearing and their feet roll inward when walking...

Tendonitis
...You could be over working your feet, be wearing the wrong shoes, or even have an underlying foot abnormality (like flat feet) that is exacerbating your condition...

Functional Orthotics
...Issues like these can lead to all sorts of ailments such as flat feet, high arches, bunions, plantar fasciitis, and neuromas...

Accommodative Orthotics
...Examples of these include high arches, flat feet, and diabetic ulcerations...

Bunions
...On the one side, podiatrists argue that bunions are formed due to genetic conditions such as flat feet, abnormal bone structure, or even certain neurological conditions...

Are Your Feet Laboring Over Labor Day?
...If you have existing foot problems like flat feet, you need to have special orthotics to give additional support...

Conditions
... Achilles Achilles Tendon Ankle Instability Ankle Sprains Arthritic Foot & Ankle Care Athlete's Foot Bunions Calluses Corns Crush Injuries Diabetic Feet Falls Flat Feet Fungal Toenails Geriatric Foot Care Hammertoes Heel Spurs Ingrown Toenails Injuries (Sports and Other) Neuromas Neuropathy Plantar Fasciitis (Heel Pain) Warts   Ankle Sprains 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...

Don't Let Shin Splints Halt Your Exercise Progress
... Specific conditions and activities that can contribute to shin splints include: -Starting with too much exercise, too quickly -Changing terrain or surface (such as switching from flat routes to hills) -Always exercising on hard surfaces -Not allowing for body recovery time between strenuous activities -Exercising without proper stretching -Worn out shoes -Flat feet or high-arches     If you feel pain or tenderness, or see redness and swelling in your legs, use the RICE method...

Neuromas
... READ MORE: Shoes for the Activities We Love Neuromas are also more likely to occur in those with high arches, flat feet, bunions, hammertoes, or other foot deformities...

Brachymetararsia
...Foot injuries, neuromuscular problems, flat feet, and pronated feet can contribute to their formation...

Bunions Hallux Abducto Valgus
...Foot injuries, neuromuscular problems, flat feet, and pronated feet can contribute to their formation...

Bursitis
...Foot injuries, neuromuscular problems, flat feet, and pronated feet can contribute to their formation...

Capsulitis of the Second Toe
...Foot injuries, neuromuscular problems, flat feet, and pronated feet can contribute to their formation...

Haglunds Deformity
...Foot injuries, neuromuscular problems, flat feet, and pronated feet can contribute to their formation...

Hallux Rigidus Page
...Foot injuries, neuromuscular problems, flat feet, and pronated feet can contribute to their formation...

Heel Pain Plantar Fasciitis
...For example, people who have problems with their arches, either overly flat feet or high-arched feet, are more prone to developing plantar fasciitis...

Intermetatarsal Neuroma
...Foot injuries, neuromuscular problems, flat feet, and pronated feet can contribute to their formation...

Shin Splints
...Contributing causes are flat feet, calf tightness, improper training techniques, worn out or improper shoes/sneakers, as well as running or walking on uneven surfaces...

Tailors Bunion
...Foot injuries, neuromuscular problems, flat feet, and pronated feet can contribute to their formation...

Webbed Toes
...Foot injuries, neuromuscular problems, flat feet, and pronated feet can contribute to their formation...

When Things Fall Flat
...Adults can also acquire flat feet from wear and tear or as the result of an injury...

Kids & Heel Pain
... READ MORE: Kids and Flat Feet Feet do not stop growing until after you reach 14-16 years old...

What is a Bunion?
...This could be flat feet, tight calf muscles, excessive flexibility of the ligaments, or abnormal bone structure...

Breaking Down Flatfoot Mechanics
Flat feet occurs in almost 40% of the population, but many people don’t understand the mechanics behind it...

Orthotics for Flat Feet
...While not everyone with flatfoot or fallen arches will experience pain, symptomatic flat feet can be helped with the use of orthotics...

Accessory Navicular Syndrome
...This can result from any of the following: Trauma, as in a foot or ankle sprain Chronic irritation from shoes or other footwear rubbing against the extra bone Excessive activity or overuse Many people with accessory navicular syndrome also have flat feet (fallen arches)...

Heel Pain (Plantar Fasciitis)
...For example, people who have problems with their arches, either overly flat feet or high-arched feet, are more prone to developing plantar fasciitis...

Osteoarthritis of the Foot and Ankle
... Sometimes osteoarthritis develops as a result of abnormal foot mechanics such as flat feet or high arches...

Plantar Fasciitis
...For example, people who have problems with their arches, either overly flat feet or high-arched feet, are more prone to developing plantar fasciitis...

Shin Splints
...Contributing causes are flat feet, calf tightness, improper training techniques, worn out or improper shoes/sneakers, as well as running or walking on uneven surfaces...

Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
... Causes Tarsal tunnel syndrome is caused by anything that produces compression on the posterior tibial nerve, such as: A person with flat feet is at risk for developing tarsal tunnel syndrome, because the outward tilting of the heel that occurs with “fallen” arches can produce strain and compression on the nerve...