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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June Articles 2014
...Treatment with NSAIDS, functional orthotics, and rest off of the feet is often prescribed, but again, long standing symptoms require surgery, as do exacerbated symptoms caused by lesions present between nerves...

Corns and Other Podiatric Issues Can be Aided by Mother Nature
...For blisters or lesions, apply crushed plantains or yarrow to the afflicted area and cover the wound with a bandage...

May Articles 2015
...Treatment with NSAIDS, functional orthotics, and rest off of the feet is often prescribed, but again, long standing symptoms require surgery, as do exacerbated symptoms caused by lesions present between nerves...

Aging & Your Feet
... Skin abnormalities and lesions—Our skin becomes less hydrated and resilient as we age resulting in conditions including cracked heels, corns, and calluses...

Skin Cancer Can Affect Your Feet
... Three of the most common skin cancers that can occur on your feet include: Basal cell cancer—Although this type of cancer is considered to be one of the least aggressive it is still important to have any lesions, bumps, or recurring wounds inspected by your foot specialist to ensure they are not malignant...

Soft Tissue Biopsy
...The foot and ankle surgeon may select one or more of the following non-surgical options: Freckles (macules) Benign pigmented, or colored, spots (moles or nevus) Fungal or bacterial infections Rashes (such as eczema or dermatitis) Lesions related to a disease affecting the entire body (such as diabetes) Nodular conditions (such as a ganglion cyst, lipoma, or fibroma) Toenail conditions (onychomycosis, psoriasis) Wart-like growths on the skin (benign keratoses) Premalignant conditions (actinic and seborrheic keratoses)     What Does the Biopsy Involve...

Soft Tissue Biopsy
...The foot and ankle surgeon may select one or more of the following non-surgical options: Freckles (macules) Benign pigmented, or colored, spots (moles or nevus) Fungal or bacterial infections Rashes (such as eczema or dermatitis) Lesions related to a disease affecting the entire body (such as diabetes) Nodular conditions (such as a ganglion cyst, lipoma, or fibroma) Toenail conditions (onychomycosis, psoriasis) Wart-like growths on the skin (benign keratoses) Premalignant conditions (actinic and seborrheic keratoses)     What Does the Biopsy Involve...

Talar Dome Lesion
...   Talar dome lesions are usually caused by an injury, such as an ankle sprain...