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New Albany Podiatrist
...From bunions and ankle sprains to heel pain and toenail problems, you can learn more about the procedures we offer and the conditions we treat on our services page...

Our Services
... Achilles Tendon Ankle Instability Ankle Sprains Arthritic Foot & Ankle Care Athletes Foot Bunions Calluses Corns Crush Injuries Diabetic Foot In Office Laser - since 1994 Ultrasound Flat Feet Fungus Toenails Geriatric Foot Care Hammertoes Heel Spurs Ingrown Toenails Injuries Neuromas Plantar Fasciitis Warts Digital Xray EMR 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...

Bunions
...Bunions form when the toe moves out of place...

November Articles 2012
...Cases in which surgery may be deemed necessary include, but are not limited to, surgically removing deformities of the foot (such as bone spurs and bunions), problems with arthritis that have caused severe bone issues within the foot, and reconstruction to attend to injuries caused by accidents and congenital malformation (such as club foot and flat feet)...

Football Wide Receiver Pierre Garcon Believes Foot May Not Be the Same After Surgery
...Some of the cases in which surgery may be necessary are: -Removing foot deformities like bone spurs and bunions -Severe arthritis that has caused bone issues -Reconstruction to attend injuries caused by accidents or malformations What Types of Surgery Are There...

Newark Mayor Cory Booker Reveals Fetish for Midnight Nail Grooming
...” According to MailOnline reporter Andy Jones, ‘Thirty percent more men than last year are seeking help to banish their bunions - and not just effete metrosexuals...

Videos
  Heel Pain   Bunions   Ingrown Toenails   Laser Treatment for Toenail Fungus   Shockwave Therapy

May Articles 2013
... By putting a great deal of pressure on the ball of the foot, by forcing the toes into a small toe box, high-heels can cause or may worsen many foot problems, such as corns, hammertoe, bunions, Morton’s neuroma and plantar fasciitis...

High Heels Workout Can Cause Severe Foot Pain
... Conditions like bunions and neuroma are very common with wearing high heels and to wear them while working out can make your chance of developing them even greater...

July Articles 2013
...Surgery may be necessary in the following cases, but are not limited to: removing foot deformities (such as bone spurs or bunions), arthritis problems, reconstruction due to injury, and congenital malformations (such as club foot and flat feet)...

August Articles 2013
...Surgery may be necessary in the following cases, but are not limited to: removing foot deformities (such as bone spurs or bunions), arthritis problems, reconstruction due to injury, and congenital malformations (such as club foot and flat feet)...

November Articles 2013
...Peripheral issues that are caused by diabetes and can affect the foot include athlete’s foot, nail infections, corns, blisters, bunions, severe dry skin, plantar warts and ingrown toenails...

December Articles 2013
...Surgery may be needed to correct some of the issues with the feet, such as bunions, and hammertoes...

February Articles 2014
Bunions The term bunion refers to an enlargement of the base joint of the toe, the connection to the foot...

Scientists Believe One in Six People Over 50 May Have Foot Arthritis
...Certain conditions can develop as a result of poor footwear, such as hammertoe, neuromas, or bunions...

American Procedure Derivative of Banned Chinese Custom
...This procedure is gaining ground in America for those who want to wear heels but have difficulties due to bunions and other toe problems...

April Articles 2014
... By forcing the toes into a small toe box, and putting a great deal of pressure on the ball of the foot, high-heels can cause or worsen many foot problems, such as corns, hammertoe, bunions, Morton’s neuroma and plantar fasciitis...

Stand-up Comic Blames Achilles tendon Injury on Poor Stage Prep
...Your whole body may experience change in terms of posture, back pain, bunions, callouses and or plantar warts...

Young Boy Walks in Heels to Raise Money for Charity
... Corns Calluses Hammertoe Bunions Morton’s Neuroma Plantar Fasciitis How can I still wear high heels and maintain foot health...

May Articles 2014
...Another cause includes walking abnormally due to bunions or flat feet, which causes excessive pressure and irritates the tissue...

Actor Patrick Duffy Suffers from Morton’s Neuroma
... - Wearing ill-fitting shoes - High impact exercise - Sustaining injuries - Walking incorrectly (bunions, flat-feet) Treatment for the affected feet can help tremendously...

Gary Williams, ‘Toe Whisperer,’ Corrects Models’ Bad Habits
When fashion models have to wear high heeled shoes for excessive amounts of time, they tend to develop painful foot disorders and deformities like bunions, neuromas, and hammertoes...

June Articles 2014
...Some cases that demand surgery can include foot deformities such as bunions and bone spurs, arthritic problems, and reconstruction as a result of injuries caused by accidents and congenital malformation...

Seahawks Tackle Takes Time off after Foot Procedure
...This includes: Foot deformities (bunions, bone spurs) Painful nerves Congenital deformities Misaligned bones The type of surgery you will undergo is dependent on the problem at hand...

August Articles 2014
... By forcing the toes into a small toe box, and putting a great deal of pressure on the ball of the foot, high-heels can cause or worsen many foot problems, such as corns, hammertoe, bunions, Morton’s neuroma and plantar fasciitis...

High Heels Can Now Be Printed with 3-D Technology
... Corns Calluses Hammertoe Bunions Morton’s Neuroma Plantar Fasciitis How can I still wear high heels and maintain foot health...

September Articles 2014
... Bunions The term bunion refers to an enlargement of the base joint of the toe, the connection to the foot...

Bunion Prevention and Treatment as explained by the Running Doc
To treat and prevent bunions, the Daily News’s Running Doc has listed several methods available for choosing...

January Articles 2015
...Cases in which surgery may be deemed necessary include, but are not limited to, surgically removing deformities of the foot (such as bone spurs and bunions), problems with arthritis that have caused severe bone issues within the foot, and reconstruction to attend to injuries caused by accidents and congenital malformation (such as club foot and flat feet)...

February Articles 2015
...Standing all day can cause a myriad of different conditions such as bunions, callouses, and plantar warts...

Foot Surgery Revolutionized with Google Glass
...Conditions that often require surgery are listed below: - Removing foot deformities like bone spurs and bunions - Severe arthritis that has caused bone issues - Reconstruction for injuries caused by accidents or malformations Types of Surgeries The type of surgery you receive depends on the nature of the problem...

March Articles 2015
... Bunions The term bunion refers to an enlargement of the base joint of the toe, the connection to the foot...

Viola Davis of How to Get Away with Murder Discusses her Bunion Cure
... Bunions can be very troublesome if they are not treated correctly...

May Articles 2015
...Surgery may be needed to correct some of the issues with the feet, such as bunions, and hammertoes...

July Articles 2015
... By putting a great deal of pressure on the ball of the foot, by forcing the toes into a small toe box, high-heels can cause or may worsen many foot problems, such as corns, hammertoe, bunions, Morton’s neuroma and plantar fasciitis...

Brand promotes the First Comfortable Stiletto
... Corns Calluses Hammertoe Bunions Morton’s Neuroma Plantar Fasciitis How can I still wear high heels and maintain foot health...

Diabetes and Your Feet
...Additionally, if you have common foot abnormalities such as flat feet, bunions, or hammertoes, prescription shoes or orthotics from your podiatrist may be necessary to further protect your feet from other damage...

October Articles 2015
...There are many reasons why a person may need surgery on their feet, which include but are not limited to, problems with arthritis that have caused severe bone issues within your feet, deformities of the foot such as bone spurs and bunions, congenital malformations such as club foot and flat feet, and reconstruction to attend to injuries caused by accidents...

Five Benefits of Ankle Foot Orthotics
...Lesser foot conditions, such as bunions, can also be managed with the use of orthotics...

Surgery for Dez Bryant went well
...Some of the cases in which surgery may be necessary are: Removing foot deformities like bone spurs and bunions Severe arthritis that has caused bone issues Cosmetic reconstruction What Types of Surgery Are There...

November Articles 2015
...Surgery may be needed to correct some of the issues with the feet, such as bunions, and hammertoes...

DECEMBER ARTICLES 2015
... By putting a great deal of pressure on the ball of the foot, by forcing the toes into a small toe box, high-heels can cause or may worsen many foot problems, such as corns, hammertoe, bunions, Morton’s neuroma and plantar fasciitis...

Tips to alleviate Pain from High Heels
... Corns Calluses Hammertoe Bunions Morton’s Neuroma Plantar Fasciitis How can I still wear high heels and maintain foot health...

February Articles 2016
...Surgery may be needed to correct some of the issues with the feet, such as bunions, and hammertoes...

March Articles 2016
...These include corns, hammertoe, bunions, Morton’s neuroma and plantar fasciitis...

Take a Break from High Heels and Treat Your Feet
... Corns Calluses Hammertoe Bunions Morton’s Neuroma Plantar Fasciitis How can I still wear high heels and maintain foot health...

April Articles 2016
... When dealing with arthritis, having additional foot complications, such as bunions, hammertoes, or neuroma, can be a serious detriment...

Albert Pujols Predicted to be able to Play Once Again after Recovering from Surgery
...Some of the cases in which surgery may be necessary are: Removing foot deformities like bone spurs and bunions Severe arthritis that has caused bone issues Cosmetic reconstruction What Types of Surgery Are There...

May Articles 2016
...Surgery may be needed to correct some of the issues with the feet, such as bunions, and hammertoes...

Ill-fitting Footwear Can Cause a Variety of Problems
...Shoes that are tight-fitting, such as high heels, can progress the development of bunions or even Morton’s neuroma...

July Articles 2016
...Peripheral issues that are caused by diabetes and can affect the foot include athlete’s foot, nail infections, corns, blisters, bunions, severe dry skin, plantar warts and ingrown toenails...

September Articles 2016
...These include corns, hammertoe, bunions, Morton’s neuroma and plantar fasciitis...

High Heels Can Cause Stress Fractures
... Corns Calluses Hammertoe Bunions Morton’s Neuroma Plantar Fasciitis How can I still wear high heels and maintain foot health...

October Articles 2016
...Surgery may be needed to correct some of the issues with the feet, such as bunions, and hammertoes...

November Articles 2016
... When dealing with arthritis, having additional foot complications, such as bunions, hammertoes, or neuroma, can be a serious detriment...

December Articles 2016
...Another cause includes walking abnormally due to bunions or flat feet...

Morton’s Neuroma Painful, but Treatable
... -Flat feet, bunions, and any other foot deformity may put you at a higher risk for developing Morton’s neuroma...

January Articles 2017
Bunions A bunion is an enlargement of the base joint of the toe that connects to the foot, often formed from a bony growth or a patch of swollen tissues...

Understanding Bunions
Up to 60 percent of older adults are affected by a foot disorder, including bunions...

Do You Have Corns on Your Feet?
... Treatments: Soak your foot in hot water and baking soda to soften Sand the corn with a pumice stone or nail file to remove dead skin Make a paste out of baking soda lemon juice and water apply to corn Soak a cotton ball in castor oil and tape to the corn overnight Apply fresh lemon juice on the corn three times a day Rub crushed garlic on the corn and let it dry, cover it with a band aid and leave on over night Causes: Walking without shoes Wearing shoes without socks Manual labor Sports activates that put pressure on feet If you have bunions, hammertoes or damaged sweat glands Diabetes or other conditions that involve poor blood flow Zahid Ladha D...

How to Pack the Best Shoes for Your Summer Travels
...Be sure to select the right socks based on: height (to protect from abrasion with your footwear)  fabric (a moisture-wicking material such as wool or nylon) cushioning (to protect your feet during high-impact activities such as running and hiking) fit (to fend off blisters, bunions, corns and calluses)   Pack a Foot First Aid Kit...

Tips for Bunion Prevention, Treatment, and Relief
The term for bunions—those painful lumps created when your toes move out of place—is derived from the Old French word buigne, or “bump on the head...

More Than Skin Deep: Nerve Pain and Your Feet
...Bunions, blisters, corns and calluses are all clearly visible on the exterior of your feet, and as a result, their diagnosis is straightforward...

Office Fashion for Healthy Feminine Feet
...Even a seemingly innocuous pair of professional shoes can leave you with soreness, blisters, and bunions by the end of a long day at the office!   Here are a few tips for navigating the store aisles and making the best choices for women’s shoes (while still retaining your sense of style):   High Heels They may be flattering, leg-elongating, and chic, but high heels unfortunately host a wide array of women’s foot problems...

The Benefits of Custom Made Orthotics
... Custom orthotics treat a wide variety of foot conditions—From flat feet, fallen arches and balance issues, to bunions and plantar fasciitis, custom orthotics can help...

When Should You See a Podiatrist?
... Hammertoes and bunions—You should always have these and other toe deformities checked and treated by your podiatrist since if untreated they can worsen and require surgery...

Aging & Your Feet
...It increases the debilitation caused by other conditions including bunions, gout, and hammertoes...

Fascinating Foot Facts
... Women get more foot problems than men—They actually get about four times as many foot issues as men, largely due to the wearing of high heels that cause damage to the feet and ankles, resulting in conditions like bunions, hammertoes, tendonitis, and ingrown toenails...

How to Keep Bunions from Worsening
Many people are tormented by bunions, with almost one fourth of all of those in the U...

3 Related Toe Deformities
... Your age—People fifty years of age or older are more likely to develop hammertoes along with bunions...

Educational Videos
BONE/JOINT/TENDON Bunions Flat Foot Gout Hammertoes​ Neuroma​ Plantar Fasciitis ​ Shin Splints Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome Stress Fractures​   NAILS & SKIN Athlete’s Foot Chronic Wounds Fungal Nail Ingrown Toenails Wounds and Ulcers   DIABETIC HEALTH Diabetes Diabetes and the Foot Diabetic Shoes and Your Foot Health Wounds and Ulcers   ORTHOTICS AND FOOTWEAR Orthotics   SPECIALITY SERVICES & SURGERIES Laser Therapy for Fungal Nail  

Preventing Sports Injuries
... Custom orthotic inserts—Foot deformities including flat feet, overpronation, high arches, hammertoes, and bunions can be treated with specially designed inserts that remove sources of rubbing and pressure...

Diabetic Complications and Amputation Prevention
... Hammertoes and bunions...

Baseball Injuries to the Foot and Ankle
... Cleats may pose challenges in the forefoot and aggravation of neuromas, sesamoids, bunions, and hammertoes...

Bunions (Hallux Abducto Valgus)
Even though bunions are a common foot deformity, there are misconceptions about them...

Diabetic Complications and Amputation Prevention
... Hammertoes and bunions...

Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy
...For example: Motor Neuropathy (Deformity) + Ill-fitting shoes + Sensory Neuropathy (numbness) = Ulcers (sores) Deformities (such as bunions or hammertoes) resulting from motor neuropathy may cause shoes to rub against toes, creating a sore...

Diabetic Shoes
Shoes for diabetic patients are made of special protective inserts and soft shoe materials to accommodate for conditions such as neuropathy (numb feet), poor circulation, and foot deformities (bunions, hammertoes, etc...

Equinus
... Foot Problems Related to Equinus Depending on how a patient compensates for the inability to bend properly at the ankle, a variety of foot conditions can develop, including: Plantar fasciitis (arch/heel pain) Calf cramping Tendonitis (inflammation in the Achilles tendon) Metatarsalgia (pain and/or callusing on the ball of the foot) Flatfoot Arthritis of the midfoot (middle area of the foot) Pressure sores on the ball of the foot or the arch Bunions and hammertoes Ankle pain Shin splints Diagnosis Most patients with equinus are unaware they have this condition when they first visit the doctor...

Flatfoot-Flexible
...   Other characteristics shared by most types of flatfoot include: “Toe drift,” in which the toes and front part of the foot point outward The heel tilts toward the outside and the ankle appears to turn in A tight Achilles tendon, which causes the heel to lift off the ground earlier when walking and may make the problem worse Bunions and hammertoes may develop as a result of a flatfoot...

Flexible Flatfoot
...   Other characteristics shared by most types of flatfoot include: “Toe drift,” in which the toes and front part of the foot point outward The heel tilts toward the outside and the ankle appears to turn in A tight Achilles tendon, which causes the heel to lift off the ground earlier when walking and may make the problem worse Bunions and hammertoes may develop as a result of a flatfoot...

Foot Bumps
... Learn more about the causes of foot bumps: Bunions Tailor's Bunion Accessory Navicular Syndrome Haglunds Deformity

Foot Lumps
... For more information, visit Bunions, Tailor's Bunion, Accessory Navicular Syndrome, Haglunds Deformity, Plantar Fibroma, Ganglion Cyst...

Hammertoes
... Often patients with hammertoe have bunions or other foot deformities corrected at the same time...

Intermetatarsal Neuroma
... People with certain foot deformities – bunions, hammertoes, flatfeet, or more flexible feet – are at higher risk for developing a neuroma...

Joint Pain in the Foot
... Bunions Capsulitis of the Second Toe Gout Osteoarthritis of the Foot and Ankle Tailor's Bunion Tarsal Coalition Rheumatoid Arthritis

Lumps
... For more information, visit Bunions, Tailor's Bunion, Accessory Navicular Syndrome, Haglunds Deformity, Plantar Fibroma, Ganglion Cyst...

P.A.D. (Peripheral Arterial Disease)
...and Foot Problems Simple foot deformities (hammertoes, bunions, bony prominences) or dermatologic conditions such as ingrown or thickened fungal nails often become more serious concerns when P...

Peripheral Arterial Disease (P.A.D.)
...and Foot Problems Simple foot deformities (hammertoes, bunions, bony prominences) or dermatologic conditions such as ingrown or thickened fungal nails often become more serious concerns when P...

Peripheral Neuropathy: Diabetic
...For example: Motor Neuropathy (Deformity) + Ill-fitting shoes + Sensory Neuropathy (numbness) = Ulcers (sores) Deformities (such as bunions or hammertoes) resulting from motor neuropathy may cause shoes to rub against toes, creating a sore...

Rheumatoid Arthritis in the Foot and Ankle
... Deformities and conditions associated with RA may include: Rheumatoid nodules (lumps), which cause pain when they rub against shoes or, if they appear on the bottom of the foot, pain when walking Dislocated toe joints Hammertoes Bunions Heel pain Achilles tendon pain Flatfoot Ankle pain Diagnosis RA is diagnosed on the basis of a clinical examination as well as blood tests...

Softball Injuries to the Foot and Ankle
... Cleats may pose challenges in the forefoot and aggravation of neuromas, sesamoids, bunions, and hammertoes...

Tailor's Bunion
...Tailor’s bunions are not as common as bunions, which occur on the inside of the foot, but they are similar in symptoms and causes...