The medical term for Sever’s Disease is calcaneal apophysitis. It is an uncomfortable foot condition that can affect active teenagers and children as they reach adolescence. It occurs as a result of different growing speeds of the tendons and growth plate in the heel. This can cause the tendons to become tight, putting stress on… Read more »
Running can be a fairly strenuous exercise when it comes to the ankles. As you run, you place pressure and weight on the ankles thousands of times per mile. Eventually, this can result in an injury and ankle pain. The four main causes of ankle pain among runners are sprains, strains, tendinitis, and stress fractures…. Read more »
The plantar fascia is a fibrous band of tissue that runs along the bottom of the foot from the heel to the toes. Through extended overuse, improper footwear, obesity, or certain athletic activities, the plantar fascia can become overly stretched or torn, which can cause pain, inflammation and stiffness in the area—otherwise identified as plantar… Read more »
If left untreated, an ingrown toenail can lead to more serious concerns, such as an infection. Knowing proper nail care can help in the prevention of an ingrown toenail. Give us a call, and get treated!
Podiatrists are highly skilled physicians and surgeons that are experts in the feet, ankles, and related structures of the legs. They treat patients with all kinds of pain, discomfort, and reduced mobility in these areas including: general foot and ankle conditions, sports injuries, broken or sprained bones, heel pain, biomechanical irregularities, reconstructive surgery, and serious… Read more »