Patient Education

Our team of specialists and staff believe that 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 Web site, enter your term(s) in the search bar provided.

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November Articles 2013
...Common systemic diseases that affect the overall health of the feet, and the patient’s ability to walk comfortably, include gout, diabetes mellitus, neurological disorders, and arthritis...

Diabetic Foot Ulcers Finding New Ways to Be Treated Thanks to Research
...Systemic diseases include: gout, diabetes mellitus, neurological disorders, and arthritis...

January Articles 2014
What is Gout...

Gout and Arthritis Pain can be Treated and Alleviated with Home Remedies
Gout is a complex type of arthritis which affects more than 8 million Americans, according to Mayo Clinic...

February Articles 2014
...Bunions must be distinguished from gout or arthritic conditions, so blood tests may be necessary...

American Procedure Derivative of Banned Chinese Custom
... Blood Tests - testing the blood for gout or arthritic conditions can help identify the causes...

July Articles 2014
...   What is Gout...

Cherries May Aid Gout Patients
Arthritis and Rheumatologypublished an interesting study that suggests that cherries may alleviate symptoms in gout patients...

September Articles 2014
...Bunions must be distinguished from gout or arthritic conditions, so blood tests may be necessary...

Bunion Prevention and Treatment as explained by the Running Doc
... Blood Tests - testing the blood for gout or arthritic conditions can help identify the causes...

October Articles 2014
What is Gout...

Gout Condition Can Be Aided by Cherries
A study published in Arthritis and Rheumatology suggests that cherries can reduce flare-ups of gout...

March Articles 2015
...Bunions must be distinguished from gout or arthritic conditions, so blood tests may be necessary...

June Articles 2015
Everything You Need to Know About Gout Gout, typically found in diabetic patients, is an unusually painful form of arthritis caused by elevated levels of uric acid in the bloodstream...

Cherry Juice can help reduce Gout Attacks
While the myth of cherry juice as a cure for gout was previously thought to be untrue, studies in the past few years do show that tart or black cherry consumption do reduce gout attacks...

November Articles 2015
... Everything You Need to Know About Gout Gout, typically found in diabetic patients, is an unusually painful form of arthritis caused by elevated levels of uric acid in the bloodstream...

Gout triggered by Foods High in Purine
A new study has come out that shows the link of gout to those who have a diet high in purine-rich foods...

February Articles 2016
...In some cases, certain systemic diseases such as lupus or gout can cause hallux limitus...

July Articles 2016
...Common systemic diseases that affect the overall health of the feet, and the patient’s ability to walk comfortably, include gout, diabetes mellitus, neurological disorders, and arthritis...

New Treatmeant for Venous Insufficiency is not Invasive
...Systemic diseases include: gout, diabetes mellitus, neurological disorders, and arthritis...

November Articles 2016
... Everything You Need to Know About Gout Gout, typically found in diabetic patients, is an unusually painful form of arthritis caused by elevated levels of uric acid in the bloodstream...

Understanding Arthritis
...The different forms of arthritis include rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, psoriatic arthritis, fibromyalgia and gout...

Maintaining Uric Acid Levels to Fight Gout
For those who suffer from gout, maintaining proper hydration is vital to ensuring that our body processes essential nutrients, which can help dilute the uric acid in the foods we consume...

January Articles 2017
...However, because of their nature, they can appear similar to arthritic conditions or gout...

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

Why Does My Ankle Hurt?
... Some of the other injuries or conditions that can cause ankle pain include: Achilles tendinitis Arthritis A broken ankle or foot Bursitis Gout Plantar fasciitis Hairline fractures Even a minor injury to the ankle can be extremely painful...

How to Treat Gout
Gout is an inflammation of the joints that frequently strikes the big toe joint, and for anyone who has ever suffered from gout, you know that even the pressure of a bed sheet gliding gently over your big toe can be extremely painful...

Arthritis Causes Foot & Ankle Pain
...Other types of inflammatory joint conditions include gout and psoriatic arthritis...

Educational Videos
BONE/JOINT/TENDON Ankle Sprains Bone Spurs Flat Foot Gout Hammertoes Metatarsalgia Neuroma Stress Fractures Tailor’s Bunion   NAILS & SKIN Athlete’s Foot Plantar Warts Wounds and Ulcers   DIABETIC HEALTH Diabetic Shoes and Your Foot Health Peripheral Arterial Disease   ORTHOTICS AND FOOTWEAR Kinesio Taping Orthotics   SPECIALITY SERVICES & SURGERIES Laser Treatment for Pain Management   WOMEN/CHILDREN/SENIORS & EXERCISE Children’s Feet Overuse Walking Women’s Feet  

Gout Causes Severe Foot Pain
A gout attack is an extremely painful occurrence that is caused by the buildup of uric acid in the blood...

Ankle Pain
Ankle pain is often due to an ankle sprain but can also be caused by ankle instability, arthritis, gout, tendonitis, fracture, nerve compression (tarsal tunnel syndrome), infection and poor structural alignment of the leg or foot...

Gout
What Is Gout...

Hallux Rigidus
...Or it may be caused by inflammatory diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis or gout...

Joint Pain in the Foot
... Joint pain may be caused by trauma, infection, inflammation, arthritis, bursitis, gout, or structural foot problems...

Joint Swelling in the Foot
... Joint swelling may also result from inflammatory, degenerative, traumatic, infective, or crystal-forming joint diseases, such as gout...

Pump Bump (Hallux Rigidus)
...Or it may be caused by inflammatory diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis or gout...

Synovitis
...It is commonly associated with specific diseases such as arthritis or gout, but may also be the result of overuse or trauma...