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.
Search Results
Our Services
...   Achilles Tendon Ankle Instability Ankle Sprains Ankle Surgery Arthritic Foot & Ankle Care Athletes Foot Bunions Crush Injuries Ankle Joint Replacement Foot and Ankle Fractures Foot Surgery Flat Feet Hammertoes Heel Spurs Ingrown Toenails Injuries Neuromas Plantar Fasciitis Warts Ankle Arthroscopy Arthroscopic assisted Cartilage Repair 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...

When Is Foot And Ankle Surgery Needed?
...Here are a few common foot and ankle problems and their corresponding surgeries: Bunions (bunionectomy to realign bone and remove the bump of bone on your foot) Heel Spurs (surgery to remove the bony growth from the underside of the heel) Plantar Fasciitis (surgery to lengthen the fascia and release the tension) Arthritis of the foot and ankle (fusion surgery to join bones together) Achilles tendonitis (surgery to repair the effects of tendon inflammation or rupture) Hammertoes (a surgical procedure to remove or realign the bones causing the toes to stick out) Ankle fractures (surgery to hold the bones and joints of the ankle together in the proper alignment so that it can heal properly and decrease the risk of post-traumatic arthritis) Arthroscopy (minimally invasive surgery to remove inflammation and repair cartilage defects) A Few Details About Foot and Ankle Surgery Your foot and ankle surgeon may perform a number of tests and take X-rays of your foot to pinpoint the exact cause of your foot pain, discomfort or deformity...

Is Heel Pain Affecting Your Day to Day Life?
...Heel pain can get progressively worse and without treatment, you could begin to develop heel spurs (bony growths on the heel)...

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

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