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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Ultrasound
What An Ultrasound Scan Shows Achilles tendon/tendonitis/rupture/insertion Retrocalcaneal bursitis Plantar Fasciities/partial tear/chronic v...

Bunions
...Ultrasound therapy is a popular technique for treating bunions and their associated soft tissue involvement...

Leg Vein Center
...However, a physical exam and ultrasound study will determine if the condition is medical or cosmetic, and also will illuminate appropriate options for treatment...

Dr. Wellens and Dr. Ortiz Discuss Foot and Ankle Health
...We have musculoskeletal ultrasound...

Achilles Tendonitis
... Stretching and exercises to strengthen the weak muscle group in front of the leg, calf, and the upward foot flexors, as well as massage and ultrasound...

Physical Therapy
... Common kinds of physical therapy may include hot packs, massage, paraffin baths, electrical stimulation, ultrasound, and diathermy (deep heating of tissues through use of electric current) to relieve pain and swelling, increase range of motion, prevent joint stiffening, rebuild muscle strength, and support the proper alignment of foot structures...

Duke's Matt Jones suffers bad ankle injury
...Accurate diagnosis is key and can be properly achieved with musculoskeletal ultrasound that we have in the office at Central Florida Foot and Ankle Center...

Tenex/TenJet Procedure
...Your doctor uses ultrasound imaging, just like the kind used to see babies in the womb, to visualize and identify the specific location of the damaged tendon tissue...

Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction
...X-rays, ultrasound, or MRI may be used to diagnose this condition...

TenJet Procedure
...Your doctor uses ultrasound imaging, just like the kind used to see babies in the womb, to visualize and identify the specific location of the damaged tendon tissue...

Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction (PTTD)
...Ultrasound therapy and exercises may help rehabilitate the tendon and muscle following immobilization...

Common Disorders of the Achilles Tendon
... Physical therapy may include strengthening exercises, soft-tissue massage/mobilization, gait and running re-education, stretching, and ultrasound therapy...

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
... If DVT is suspected, the doctor will immediately send the patient to a vascular laboratory or a hospital for testing, which may include a blood test, Doppler ultrasound, venogram, MRI, or angiogram...

DVT (Deep Vein Thrombosis)
... If DVT is suspected, the doctor will immediately send the patient to a vascular laboratory or a hospital for testing, which may include a blood test, Doppler ultrasound, venogram, MRI, or angiogram...

Flatfoot-Adult Acquired
...Ultrasound therapy and exercises may help rehabilitate the tendon and muscle following immobilization...

Flatfoot-Flexible
...Ultrasound therapy or other physical therapy modalities may be used to provide temporary relief...

Flexible Flatfoot
...Ultrasound therapy or other physical therapy modalities may be used to provide temporary relief...

Haglund's Deformity
... Physical therapy modalities, such as ultrasound, can help to reduce inflammation...

Hallux Rigidus
...Ultrasound therapy or other physical therapy modalities may be undertaken to provide temporary relief...

Peroneal Tendon Injuries
... Ice, heat, or ultrasound therapy may be used to reduce swelling and pain...

Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction (PTTD)
...Ultrasound therapy and exercises may help rehabilitate the tendon and muscle following immobilization...

Pump Bump (Hallux Rigidus)
...Ultrasound therapy or other physical therapy modalities may be undertaken to provide temporary relief...

Sesamoid Injuries in the Foot
...The rehabilitation period following immobilization sometimes includes physical therapy, such as exercises (range-of-motion, strengthening, and conditioning) and ultrasound therapy...

Tarsal Coalition
...Physical therapy may include massage, range-of-motion exercises, and ultrasound therapy...

Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
... Ultrasound therapy, exercises, and other physical therapy modalities may be prescribed to reduce symptoms...