Millions of Americans experience painful foot problems and injuries each year which can interfere with quality of life. Call us today to schedule an appointment! If you are currently experiencing any problems related to any of the listed services or any other problems related to your feet and/or ankles, please contact us (850) 878-6998.
A bunion is a thickened lump at the base of the big toe. It is the result of the movement of the base of the big toe away from the smaller toes. At the same time, the top of the big toe moves toward the smaller toes.
A hammertoe is a deformity that causes the toe to curl or bend downward at the middle joint. It may be hereditary and made worse by wearing improper shoes. If left untreated, the toe can become rigid and painful, requiring surgery.
Sports medicine deals with the prevention and treatment of injuries which result from athletic activities. Injuries related to a muscle, ligament, tendon, and bone problems can all be part of Sports Medicine.
An ingrown toenail occurs when the nail grows sideways into the skin alongside the nail. This can cause pain and lead to an infection. A portion of the toenail may need to be removed.
Metatarsalgia is a term used to describe pain in the ball of the foot. It is often caused by wearing shoes with thin soles and high heels.
Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common causes of heel pain. It is the result of inflammation of the tissue that runs across the bottom of the foot.
A stress fracture is a very small, fine break in a bone. It is caused by repetitive stress or force on the bone. It is most common in the metatarsal bones of the foot.
A Morton’s neuroma is a swollen or thickened nerve in the ball of the foot, most commonly between the toes. This usually occurs when the nerve becomes pinched from extra pressure, such as from high heels or barefoot walking.
A diabetic foot wound can result if diabetes is not well controlled. Poorly controlled blood sugar from diabetes can damage the nerves and blood vessels leading to poor circulation and loss of feeling in the foot.