Bunions or hallux valgus is one of the most common foot problems. Symptoms include pain, soreness, a burning sensation, and a visible lump on the side of the big toe. Bunions can become very uncomfortable when wearing tight-fitting shoes. However, … Read More
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What Can a Foot Doctor Treat?
A podiatrist is a foot doctor who specializes in conditions, injuries, and disorders of the feet and ankles. They have the education and medical training needed to evaluate, diagnose, and treat problems with the foot and ankle.
Do I need a podiatrist or an orthopedist?
A lot of people are not clear on the difference between a podiatrist and an orthopedist. Both are specialist physicians, but there are differences in what exactly they do. If you are confused on which one you need to see, … Read More
When Should You Visit An Ankle Surgeon?
If you have an ankle problem that is causing you pain or reduced function, it may be time to seek the expertise of an ankle surgeon. Some ankle injuries, such as a mild sprain, should get better without medical intervention, … Read More