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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Our Services
Our specialties include: Medical & Surgical treatment of all types of foot and ankle conditions Wound Care treatment Office based surgical suite Diagnosis and specialized treatment of: Ankle Instability Ankle Sprains Arthritic Foot & Ankle Care Athletes Foot Bunions Calluses Charcot's Foot Corns Diabetic Foot Infections Diabetic Shoes Endoscopic Plantar Fascia Release Flat Feet Foot Ulcers Fractures Fungus Toenails Geriatric Foot Care Hammertoes Heel Spurs Infections Ingrown Toenails Injuries Intoeing & Pediatric Foot Problems Metatarsalgia Neuromas Pediatric Foot Care Plantar Fasciitis Same Day/Out Patient Surgery Sports Injuries Tenolysis with PRP -Topaz- Bipolar radio frequency Warts Wounds We also carry Crocs, Vionics, PureStride Inserts,  Littlesteps inserts, Compressions stockings/socks and Thorlo socks...

Accessory Navicular Syndrome
...This can result from any of the following: Trauma, as in a foot or ankle sprain Chronic irritation from shoes or other footwear rubbing against the extra bone Excessive activity or overuse Many people with accessory navicular syndrome also have flat feet (fallen arches)...

Heel Pain (Plantar Fasciitis)
...For example, people who have problems with their arches, either overly flat feet or high-arched feet, are more prone to developing plantar fasciitis...

Osteoarthritis of the Foot and Ankle
... Sometimes osteoarthritis develops as a result of abnormal foot mechanics such as flat feet or high arches...

Plantar Fasciitis
...For example, people who have problems with their arches, either overly flat feet or high-arched feet, are more prone to developing plantar fasciitis...

Shin Splints
...Contributing causes are flat feet, calf tightness, improper training techniques, worn out or improper shoes/sneakers, as well as running or walking on uneven surfaces...

Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
... Causes Tarsal tunnel syndrome is caused by anything that produces compression on the posterior tibial nerve, such as: A person with flat feet is at risk for developing tarsal tunnel syndrome, because the outward tilting of the heel that occurs with “fallen” arches can produce strain and compression on the nerve...