What Is an Ankle Fracture?

What Is an Ankle Fracture? A fracture is a partial or complete break in a bone. Fractures in the ankle can range from the less serious avulsion injuries (small pieces of bone that have been pulled off) to severe shattering-type breaks of the tibia, fibula, or...

Neuroma

Neuroma A neuroma is a thickening or enlargement of nerve tissue most commonly found on the ball of the foot. This is generally due to excess pressure and compression causing irritation of the nerve.General symptoms are:Tingling, burning, or numbnessPain similar to...

Orthotics For lower back, hip, knee, and foot pain

Orthotics For lower back, hip, knee, and foot pain In a recent study published by Harvard Medical School, 80 percent of Americans at some point in their lives experience lower back pain. It’s the fifth most common reason for visiting a doctor, one of the top reasons...

Heel Pain in Children

Heel Pain in Children  A common problem seen by podiatrists in active children is heel pain. This condition is commonly referred to as “Growing Pains” and is usually not treated. The most common diagnosis for this is Sever’s Disease. Sever’s Disease is an inflammation...