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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All About Ankle Pain
... Prevention Lose weight if you are overweight...

Diabetic Wound Care
... There are several key factors in the appropriate treatment of a diabetic foot ulcer: Prevention of infection...

Heel Pain
... Prevention A variety of steps can be taken to avoid heel pain and accompanying afflictions: Wear shoes that fit well -- front, back, and sides -- and have shock-absorbent soles, rigid shanks, and supportive heel counters...

Nail Problems
... Prevention Proper hygiene and regular inspection of the feet and toes are the first lines of defense against fungal nails...

Warts
... Tips for Prevention Avoid walking barefoot, except on sandy beaches...

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Diabetic Foot Care
... The keys to amputation prevention are early recognition and regular foot screenings performed by a podiatrist, the foot and ankle expert...

Common Disorders of the Achilles Tendon
... Prevention To prevent Achilles tendonitis or tendonosis from recurring after surgical or non-surgical treatment, the foot and ankle surgeon may recommend strengthening and stretching of the calf muscles through daily exercises...

Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy
... Prevention The patient plays a vital role in minimizing the risk of developing diabetic peripheral neuropathy and in preventing its possible consequences...

Diabetic Shoes
... For more information on how diabetes affects your feet, listen to the Diabetes and Your Feet podcast or read more at Diabetic Complications and Amputation Prevention, Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy, Diabetic Foot Care Guidelines...

Haglund's Deformity
... Prevention A recurrence of Haglund’s deformity may be prevented by: Wearing appropriate shoes; avoid shoes with a rigid heel back Using arch supports or orthotic devices Performing stretching exercises to prevent the Achilles tendon from tightening Avoiding running on hard surfaces and running uphill...

Malignant Melanoma of the Foot
...This makes it extremely important to follow prevention and early detection measures involving the feet as well as other parts of the body...

Osteomyelitis (Bone Infection)
... For additional information, read Diabetic Complications and Amputation Prevention...

Peripheral Neuropathy: Diabetic
... Prevention The patient plays a vital role in minimizing the risk of developing diabetic peripheral neuropathy and in preventing its possible consequences...

Raynauds Phenomenon
... Treatment for Raynaud’s phenomenon is aimed at prevention and protection of the digits...