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... Achilles Tendon Ankle Instability Ankle Sprains Arthritic Foot & Ankle Care Athletes Foot Bunions Calluses Corns Crush Injuries Diabetic Foot EPAT Therapy Flat Feet Fungus Toenails Geriatric Foot Care Hammertoes Heel Spurs Ingrown Toenails Injuries Neuromas Plantar Fasciitis Warts Ankle Sprains Ankle sprains are caused by an unnatural twisting or force on the ankle bones of the foot, often resulting in one or more ligaments on the outside of the ankle to be stretched or torn...

Achilles Tendonitis
...2-6 cm above the insertion Bone spur on the back of the heel which you can sometimes feel if it is large Swelling and pain which worsen throughout the day Diagnosing Achilles Tendonitis The following are usually required for the physician to make an accurate diagnosis: a complete history of the complaint; a lower extremity physical exam including: assessing the Achilles range of motion (specifically a decrease in ankle joint dorsiflexion), palpation for signs of thickening of the Achilles and bone spurs, finding the point of maximum tenderness etc … X-rays are helpful to assess for heel spurs and to rule out other causes of heel pain including stress fracture...

Treating Heel Spurs
...Although heel spurs themselves sometimes do not cause acute discomfort, they are frequently associated with the painful inflammation known as plantar fasciitis, a condition commonly described as feeling like a knife is wrenching through your foot...

Ways a Podiatrist Can Help You
...Here are some foot issues that could benefit from coming in for specialized care: Plantar fasciitis Achilles tendinitis Heel pain Ankle sprains and fractures Foot fractures Sports-related injuries Bunions and hammertoes Corns and calluses Diabetic foot care Fungal infections Ingrown toenails Heel spurs Our number one goal is to provide you with the relief that you need...

What is a Podiatrist?
...   Treat conditions such as: bone disorders, bunions, corns, calluses, cysts, heel spurs, infections, ingrown nails, and plantar fasciitis...

Overview of Foot and Ankle Problems
... Heel Spurs—growths of bone on the underside, forepart of the heel bone...

General Statistics
... Heel spurs - growths of bone on the underside, forepart of the heel bone...

Spurs
... Heel spurs refer specifically to bone spurs in the heel...

Ultrasound
... Heel spurs or plantar fasciitis...

Physical Therapy
...Heel spurs, bursitis, plantar fasciitis, bunions, corns and calluses, as well as many post-operative surgical conditions, respond well to physical therapy...

Fitness And Your Feet
... The following are common ailments caused by improper foot care during exercise: Athlete's foot; Blisters; Corns and calluses; and Heel pain (including heel spurs)...

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