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... 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...

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

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...

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

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...

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

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

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

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

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...

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...

Tips for Bunion Prevention, Treatment, and Relief
...They’re also beneficial for other common toe problems such as hammertoes...

Office Fashion for Healthy Feminine Feet
...They also inhibit foot and toe movement, leading to hammertoes and ingrown toenails...

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...

How to Treat Hammertoes
... Hammertoes should be treated in the early stages when the toes are still flexible enough to be stretched into a straight position...

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...

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

How to Deal With High Arches
... High arches don’t always cause foot pain, but they can cause a multitude of other problems ranging from balance issues to foot deformities like hammertoes and calluses...

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  

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...

Surgical Treatments for Troublesome Hammertoes
A range of conservative methods for treating hammertoes is available, but unfortunately, the condition frequently progresses beyond the point where anything but a surgical procedure will provide the necessary relief of pain and discomfort...

Custom Orthotics Have Many Benefits
... ●      Correction of abnormal foot structure—Bunions, plantar fasciitis, hammertoes, tendonitis, flat feet, and high arches, can all be treated with the addition of custom orthotic inserts...

What You Can Do About Hammertoes
When most people think about foot deformities they most often think about bunions; however, hammertoes are just as common...

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...

Cavus Foot (High-Arched Foot)
...In addition, one or more of the following symptoms may be present: Hammertoes (bent toes) or claw toes (toes clenched like a fist) Calluses on the ball, side, or heel of the foot Pain when standing or walking An unstable foot due to the heel tilting inward, which can lead to ankle sprains Some people with cavus foot may also experience foot drop, a weakness of the muscles in the foot and ankle that results in dragging the foot when taking a step...

Corns
... People with foot deformities, such as hammertoes, often suffer from corns because the tops of the bent toes rub against the tops of shoes...

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...

Hammertoes
...   Hammertoes usually start out as mild deformities and get progressively worse over time...

High-Arched Foot
...In addition, one or more of the following symptoms may be present: Hammertoes (bent toes) or claw toes (toes clenched like a fist) Calluses on the ball, side, or heel of the foot Pain when standing or walking An unstable foot due to the heel tilting inward, which can lead to ankle sprains Some people with cavus foot may also experience foot drop, a weakness of the muscles in the foot and ankle that results in dragging the foot when taking a step...

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

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...

Plantar Fibroma
... Surgical removal of a plantar fibroma may result in a flattening of the arch or development of hammertoes...

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...