Put Your Best Foot Forward
But there are all kinds of foot pain, ankle problems and heel pain that may cause you grief even if you are not athletic, like a broken foot, sprained ankle, fractures or heel spurs.
Even unsightly toenail fungus, bunions or an ingrown toenail can cause you a great deal of pain.
If any of this sound familiar, a podiatrist commonly referred to as a foot doctor, maybe be what you need. Especially if your condition is causing you pain, you are not able to perform your regular activities; you can’t wear the shoes you want, or it’s causing a change it the way you walk.
What is Podiatry?
Podiatry focuses on prevention, diagnosis and the medical and surgical treatment of injuries, deformities and diseases of the foot and ankle.
What Does A Podiatrist Treat?
Podiatrist perform advanced foot and ankle surgery to:
- Repair broken bones and fractures
- Address diabetic foot problems, sports injuries and trauma
- Perform foot and ankle reconstructive surgeries to improve or correct deformities
- Cutting, grafting, fusing bone
- Remove tumors
- Repair tendons
Podiatrists employ a broad range of non-surgical podiatry treatment including:
- Laser Therapy
- Orthotics (special footwear or custom or fabricated inserts)
- Physical Therapy
Standard diagnosis techniques include gait analysis and medical imaging like CT scans and X-rays.
Foot and ankle pain is not normal, and you shouldn’t have to live with it. When it comes to the complexity of the foot and ankle, a podiatrist should be your “go-to” doctor.
FIND A Top10MD PODIATRIST NEAR YOU
It’s important that you trust your Podiatrist. There are hundreds of Podiatrists to choose from; however, not all doctors are created equal. That’s why we’ve selected your city’s best Podiatrists – to make the decision process easier for you and your family.
For your peace of mind, Top10MD Podiatrists’ credentials are validated yearly to verify medical licenses have no serious patient care sanctions, current Board Certifications in their given medical specialty, current DEA & DPS licenses, and malpractice insurance. A Top10MD has at least 5+ years experience or has performed 300+ procedures in their given specialty and a current Patient Satisfaction Score of 8.5 or higher.