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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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FAQ
...Don't rely on the shoe "stretching" to fit...

Heel Pain
... Also known as heel spur syndrome, the condition is often successfully treated with conservative measures, such as the use of anti-inflammatory medications, ice packs, stretching exercises, orthotic devices, and physical therapy...

Heel Pain: Bursitis
...There are secondary factors that can contribute, such as inflammatory diseases, gout, and even simple things like not stretching before exercising...

Trauma & Injuries
... Ankle Sprains Caused by an unnatural twisting or force on the ankle bones of the foot, which may result in excessive stretching or tearing of one or more ligaments on the outside of the ankle...

Sprain or Strain? Part 1
...Grade 1 is a mild sprain with slight stretching and damage to only some of the ligament fibers...

Heel Pain? Arch Pain? Could Be...
...Heat and ice along with stretching and strengthening exercises will help with plantar fasciitis, but it’s important to see your podiatrist for a full recovery plan...

Avoid Pump Bump!
...Most cases of Haglund’s Deformity are treatable with anti-inflammatory medications, heel pads, heel lifts, ice, stretching exercises, orthotics, or physical therapy...

March (foot) Madness is Here!
...With an average of 15 players per team, over 2000 ankles will be working, stretching, running and jumping for the championship...

The Pains of Being a Dad
...Stretching before exercising is crucial, as is wearing the right equipment for it...

Winning at Wimbledon
...Proper stretching before activity as well as maintaining proper hydration and nutrition is the best way to prevent cramps...

Are Your Feet Laboring Over Labor Day?
...If you struggle with leg swelling, you may need to consider wearing compression hose Stretching You may think it sounds mad to say that those who work on their feet all day need to do extra foot exercises, but in fact, stretching overused muscles can help prevent chronic injury for those who rely on their feet for their work...

Gymnastics & Your Feet
...Luckily, Sever’s Disease goes away quickly with rest, stretching, and growth...

Chronic Ankle Instability
...Each subsequent sprain leads to further weakening (or stretching) of the ligaments, resulting in greater instability and the likelihood of developing additional problems in the ankle...

Flatfoot-Pediatric
...Stretching exercises, supervised by the foot and ankle surgeon or a physical therapist, provide relief in some cases of flatfoot...

Heel Pain (Plantar Fasciitis)
...Wearing supportive shoes, stretching, and using custom orthotic devices are the mainstay of long-term treatment for plantar fasciitis...

Lisfranc Injuries
...Therefore, when they are weakened through a sprain (a stretching of the ligament), patients experience instability of the joint in the middle of the foot...

Pediatric Flatfoot
...Stretching exercises, supervised by the foot and ankle surgeon or a physical therapist, provide relief in some cases of flatfoot...

Plantar Fasciitis
...Wearing supportive shoes, stretching, and using custom orthotic devices are the mainstay of long-term treatment for plantar fasciitis...

 

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