Patient Education

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.

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Metatarsalgia
...High heels, narrow-toed shoes and shoes without adequate padding can all contribute to metatarsal problems...

Healthy Footwear Promote Healthy Feet
...In fact, shoes that fit poorly or have high heels frequently cause foot problems, including calluses, corns, bunions, and blisters, just to name a few...

High Fashion Footwear May Come with a High Price
...According to a study by the American Podiatric Medical Association, 39 percent of women wear high heels every day; of the women who wear heels daily, three out of four reported foot problems...

Get Moving: Exercises to Strengthen Weak, Stiff Ankles
...Stay off high heels or flats and flip flops without support until your ankle is completely mended...

Are You Dealing With Bunions?
... Bunions can be hereditary and aggravated by the shoes you wear, especially high heels or shoes that don’t have enough room for your toes...

Caring For Arthritic Feet
...But there are also some actions you can take at home to keep your feet and joints in good condition: Get rid of shoes that put too much pressure on your joints, like high heels or sneakers that don’t support the ankles...

Bunions (Hallux Abducto Valgus)
... Symptoms Symptoms, which occur at the site of the bunion, may include: Pain or soreness Inflammation and redness A burning sensation Possible numbness Symptoms occur most often when wearing shoes that crowd the toes, such as shoes with a tight toe box or high heels...

Hammertoes
...Avoid shoes with pointed toes, shoes that are too short, or shoes with high heels – conditions that can force your toe against the front of the shoe...

Intermetatarsal Neuroma
...Wear shoes with a wide toe box and avoid narrow-toed shoes or shoes with high heels...

Tailor's Bunion
...Choose shoes that have a wide toe box, and avoid those with pointed toes or high heels...