Podiatrist’s Foot & Ankle Care Blog


Everyone recovers from surgery differently, and Achilles tendon surgery is no exception. However, there are several general guidelines that can give you a pretty good picture of how long it will take before you can get back to normal. Here is a quick look at what you can expect. Making Progress The progress you make… Read more »

Hammertoe is a condition where the either the second, third or fourth toes are deformed, typically because they are bent at the middle portion. While it can be corrected if addressed early enough, if hammertoe is not treated it may require surgery to fix. Causes There are two main reasons why hammertoe occurs; either the… Read more »

Preparing for ankle surgery can be worrisome for many people, because you are not sure what will happen during your recovery and how long it may last. Here is some information on what to expect after your procedure. Minor Procedures If you will have a relatively minor type of ankle surgery, such as an arthroscopy or… Read more »

Flat feet, also known as fallen arches, is a condition that affects millions of people. It is typically the result of tendons in the foot and lower leg not working properly. Here is some information on how this issue is diagnosed, as well as information on how it is treated. Diagnosis of Flat Feet Your… Read more »

If you have a case of toenail fungus, please do not ignore this problem. Serious complications can arise if you do not have the fungus treated, including foot pain, widespread infection, the loss of your nail and more. Here is more information on the potential complications. Foot Pain Toenail fungus can cause your nail to… Read more »