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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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Skin & Nail Rejuvenation Night - April 23rd
...Laser procedures use non-ionizing radiation, so they do not have the same long-term risks as other types of radiation such as x-rays...

Heel Pain: Bursitis
...Your podiatrist may take x-rays to rule out other causes of heel pain or order blood work to pinpoint the spot of inflammation...

Osteoarthritis
... X-rays and MRIs are the best way to diagnose osteoarthritis...

Rheumatoid Arthritis
...A family history may be taken, blood tests may be performed to look for indicating markers, and x-rays may be taken to track the progression...

Common Disorders of the Achilles Tendon
...The extent of the condition can be further assessed with x-rays or other imaging modalities...

Ankle Fractures
...In addition, the surgeon may order x-rays and other imaging studies, as necessary...

Chronic Ankle Instability
...X-rays or other imaging studies may be helpful in further evaluating the ankle...

Ankle Sprain
...X-rays or other advanced imaging studies may be ordered to help determine the severity of the injury...

Bone Healing
...As healing progresses, the soft callus is replaced with hard bone (known as “hard callus”), which is visible on x-rays several weeks after the fracture...

Bunions (Hallux Abducto Valgus)
...However, to fully evaluate the condition, the foot and ankle surgeon may take x-rays to determine the degree of the deformity and assess the changes that have occurred...

Calcaneal Apophysitis (Sever's Disease)
...X-rays are often used to evaluate the condition...

Capsulitis of the Second Toe
...X-rays are usually ordered, and other imaging studies are sometimes needed...

Charcot Foot
...X-rays and other imaging studies and tests may be ordered...

Equinus
...X-rays may also be ordered...

Fifth Metatarsal Fracture
...Because a Jones fracture sometimes does not show up on initial x-rays, additional imaging studies may be needed...

Flatfoot-Flexible
...X-rays are usually taken to determine the severity of the disorder...

Flexible Flatfoot
...X-rays are usually taken to determine the severity of the disorder...

Foot Fracture
...Fractures of the foot can be diagnosed by x-rays or other studies...

Fracture-Ankle
...In addition, the surgeon may order x-rays and other imaging studies, as necessary...

Fracture-Foot
...Fractures of the foot can be diagnosed by x-rays or other studies...

Fractures of the Fifth Metatarsal
...Because a Jones fracture sometimes does not show up on initial x-rays, additional imaging studies may be needed...

Gout
...Laboratory tests and x-rays are sometimes ordered to determine if the inflammation is caused by something other than gout...

Haglund's Deformity
...In addition, x-rays will be ordered to help the surgeon evaluate the structure of the heel bone...

Hallux Rigidus
...X-rays help determine how much arthritis is present as well as to evaluate any bone spurs or other abnormalities that may have formed...

Jones Fracture
...Because a Jones fracture sometimes does not show up on initial x-rays, additional imaging studies may be needed...

Os Trigonum Syndrome
...After the foot and ankle are examined, x-rays or other imaging tests are often ordered to assist in making the diagnosis...

Osteoarthritis of the Foot and Ankle
...X-rays may be ordered to evaluate the extent of the disease...

Pump Bump (Hallux Rigidus)
...X-rays help determine how much arthritis is present as well as to evaluate any bone spurs or other abnormalities that may have formed...

Puncture Wounds
...In some cases, x-rays may be ordered to determine whether something remains in the wound or if bone damage has occurred...

Sesamoid Injuries in the Foot
...X-rays are ordered, and in some cases, advanced imaging studies may be ordered...

Stress Fracture in the Foot
...X-rays and other studies are used to diagnose the stress fracture...

Tailor's Bunion
...X-rays may be ordered to help the foot and ankle surgeon determine the cause and extent of the deformity...

Turf Toe
...X-rays are typically ordered to rule out any broken bone...

Wounds-Puncture
...In some cases, x-rays may be ordered to determine whether something remains in the wound or if bone damage has occurred...

 

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