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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... Achilles Tendon Ankle Instability Ankle Sprains Arthritic Foot & Ankle Care Athletes Foot Bunions Calluses Corns Crush Injuries Diabetic Foot Flat Feet Fungus Toenails Geriatric Foot Care Hammertoes Heel Spurs Ingrown Toenails Injuries Neuromas  Neuromas and Sclerosing Injections Plantar Fasciitis Pediatric Foot and Ankle Deformities Warts   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...

Arthritis
...The additional weight contributes to the deterioration of cartilage and the development of bone spurs...

Ganglions
...Bone spurs (bony outgrowths) may also cause ganglions by irritation the joints and tendons...

Heel Pain
... Heel Spurs A common cause of heel pain is the heel spur, a bony growth on the underside of the heel bone...

What is a Podiatrist?
... Podiatrists treat corns, calluses, ingrown toenails, bunions, heel spurs, and arch problems; ankle and foot injuries, deformities, and infections; and foot complaints associated with diseases such as diabetes and gout...

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
..." -- Nancy Heel Spurs - Cortisone Injections for Plantar Fasciitis "I feel wonderful 3 weeks after my cortisone injections for heel spurs (plantar fasciitis)...

Robotic Muscular Therapy
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Physical Therapy
...Heel spurs, bursitis, plantar fasciitis, bunions, corns and calluses, as well as many post-operative surgical conditions, respond well to physical therapy...

Davenport Office
... Achilles Tendon Ankle Instability Ankle Sprains Arthritic Foot & Ankle Care Athletes Foot Bunions Calluses Corns Crush Injuries Diabetic Foot Flat Feet Fungus Toenails Geriatric Foot Care Hammertoes Heel Spurs Ingrown Toenails Injuries Neuromas  Neuromas and Sclerosing Injections Plantar Fasciitis Warts   Connect With Us var rl_siteid = "53a5fff8-73eb-4029-8dde-cc354e5bedb1"; window...

Winter Haven Office
... Achilles Tendon Ankle Instability Ankle Sprains Arthritic Foot & Ankle Care Athletes Foot Bunions Calluses Corns Crush Injuries Diabetic Foot Flat Feet Fungus Toenails Geriatric Foot Care Hammertoes Heel Spurs Ingrown Toenails Injuries Neuromas  Neuromas and Sclerosing Injections Plantar Fasciitis Warts   Connect With Us var rl_siteid = "53a5fff8-73eb-4029-8dde-cc354e5bedb1"; window...

Lakeland Podiatry Office
... Achilles Tendon Ankle Instability Ankle Sprains Arthritic Foot & Ankle Care Athletes Foot Bunions Calluses Corns Crush Injuries Diabetic Foot Flat Feet Fungus Toenails Geriatric Foot Care Hammertoes Heel Spurs Ingrown Toenails Injuries Neuromas  Neuromas and Sclerosing Injections Plantar Fasciitis Warts   Connect With Us

Hallux Rigidus
...) Pain and stiffness aggravated by cold, damp weather Difficulty with certain activities (running, squatting) Swelling and inflammation around the joint As the disorder gets more serious, additional symptoms may develop, including: Pain, even during rest Difficulty wearing shoes because bone spurs (overgrowths) develop Dull pain in the hip, knee, or lower back due to changes in the way you walk Limping (in severe cases) Diagnosis The sooner this condition is diagnosed, the easier it is to treat...

Heel Pain (Plantar Fasciitis)
...Sometimes heel spurs are found in patients with plantar fasciitis, but these are rarely a source of pain...

Osteoarthritis of the Foot and Ankle
...Bone spurs can also limit the movement of the joint...

Plantar Fasciitis
...Sometimes heel spurs are found in patients with plantar fasciitis, but these are rarely a source of pain...

Pump Bump (Hallux Rigidus)
...) Pain and stiffness aggravated by cold, damp weather Difficulty with certain activities (running, squatting) Swelling and inflammation around the joint As the disorder gets more serious, additional symptoms may develop, including: Pain, even during rest Difficulty wearing shoes because bone spurs (overgrowths) develop Dull pain in the hip, knee, or lower back due to changes in the way you walk Limping (in severe cases) Diagnosis The sooner this condition is diagnosed, the easier it is to treat...