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.

As always, you can contact our office to answer any questions or concerns.

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Bunions
... Orthotics Shoe inserts may be useful in controlling foot function and may reduce symptoms and prevent worsening of the deformities When early treatments fail or the bunion progresses past the threshold for such options, podiatric surgery may become necessary to relieve pressure and repair the toe joint...

What is a Podiatrist?
...They also fit custom-made corrective inserts called orthotics...

Biomechanical Services
Orthotics Orthotics are devices that are placed into the shoe to help control the foot's position as we walk...

Heel Pain
...Other treatments include ice, anti-inflammatory medication, steroid injection therapy, stretching, night splinting, physical therapy, and orthotics...

Video Patient Testimonials
Select a category to view Patient Testimonials Bunion Surgery & Hammer Toe Surgery  Morton's Neuroma & Removal of Them   Shockwave Therapy Achilles Tendon Heel Pain & Topaz Compilation Treatment Tarsal Tunnel Surgery Fallen Arch - Ritchie Brace Achilles Tendon Surgery Heel Bone & Achilles Tendon Surgery Peroneal Tendon Tear Surgery Muscle Laser Treatment Triple Arthrodesis Surgery Arthritis and Joint Replacement Surgery Heel Pain - Custom Made Orthotics Plantar Fasciitis Surgery Ankle Surgery Heel Spurs - Cortisone Injection Correction of Hallux Varus Right Arthritic bone Spur Surgery Ankle Arthroscopy on Heel Spurs Posterior Tibal Tendon Tear TurboMed Foot Drop Brace Common Peroneal Nerve Entrapment Excision of Neoplasm (Mass) on Foot...

Patient Testimonial Transcripts
...I tried orthotics, and we tried injections and nothing helped...

Richie Brace
... Call or book an appointment to come in 863-299-4551 Exploring Orthotic Indications For Various Conditions In this edition of "Orthotics Q&A," the panelists discuss various issues ranging from indications for the Richie Brace, Arizona AFO and prefabricated orthoses to whether orthotic casting should reduce supinatus...

Dr. Wellens and Dr. Ortiz Discuss Heel Pain
... But besides the stretching exercises before we jog or exercise, that could definitely help the condition, things like proper shoe gear, proper exercise show gear and also orthotics, which are special orthopedic arch supports that go in the running shoe or exercise shoe, can definitely help the condition and prevent it from getting worse...

Achilles Tendonitis
... Orthotics, which are corrective shoe inserts designed to help support the muscle and relieve stress on the tendon...

Neuroma
...Treatments generally include wearing corrective shoes or orthotics and/or cortisone injections...

Plantar Fasciitis (Heel Pain)
...There are multiple studies that show that just a combination of foot orthotics and night splints reduces pain by 50%...

Custom Orthotics
Custom Orthotics

Common Disorders of the Achilles Tendon
... Orthotics...

Custom Orthotic Devices
Custom orthotics are medical devices prescribed by a foot and ankle surgeon...

Orthotics
Custom orthotics are medical devices prescribed by a foot and ankle surgeon...

Shin Splints
...A foot and ankle surgeon can treat the condition, recommend proper shoe gear, and evaluate whether orthotics are needed...