Ankle injuries can be painful and cumbersome when they occur. Our specialists help patients find relief from the following foot and ankle-related symptoms and conditions:
A bunion is a bony protuberance that develops at the base of the big toe joint. Pressure on the joint causes the big toe to lean into the second toe. This gradually changes the normal structure of the bone joint, resulting in the bunion hump. Bunions typically worsen over time, causing painful symptoms which can make walking and wearing shoes uncomfortable.
A hammer toe is a foot condition that can cause as much distress as it does embarrassment. Some people opt to not wear open-toe footwear to hide this problem. Some people have heard of this issue, but the fact is that many people do not know a lot about the condition. The following should shed light on this common affliction.
One of the most common foot injuries that orthopedic doctors treat is pain arising from the back of the heel. This is due to a condition called as Achilles tendinitis. Let’s take a further look at Achilles tendinitis, its symptoms, causes, risk factors, prevention, and treatment.