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... Achilles Tendon Ankle Instability Ankle Sprains Arthritic Foot & Ankle Care Athletes Foot Bunions Calluses Corns Crush Injuries Diabetic Foot Infections Flat Feet Fractures Fungus Toenails Gait Problems Geriatric Foot Care Hammertoes Heel Spurs Infections Ingrown Toenails Injuries Metatarsalgia Neuromas Plantar Fasciitis Foot and Ankle Pain Children's Foot Problems Reconstructive Foot Surgery Poor Circulation Warts Wounds   Other specialities include: Computerized Biomechanical Gait Analysis Noninvasive Treatment of Heel Spurs using Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy "Ossatron" Advacned Surgical Reconstruction of Foot and Ankle Deformities and Diabetic Limb Salvage   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...

When is Foot & Ankle Surgery Needed?
... Examples of foot and ankle surgeries include: Removal of ingrown toenails Diabetic wound debridement (removal of diseased tissue) Limb salvage (to avoid amputation) Foot and ankle reconstruction for congenital deformity or repair after traumatic injury Joint fusion and joint replacement (due to arthritis in the ankle, for instance) Removal of heel spurs and bunions Correction of hammertoes Corn and callus removal Metatarsal surgery (to relieve the pain and inflammation of arthritis) Plantar fascia release (to change the point of attachment between the heel bone and the connective tissue which stretches across the foot) Morton's Neuroma removal (this is a benign thickening of the nerves between the toes) There are many other reasons, of course...

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)...