Condition Information

A quick synopsis of common conditions we see.

This is for informational purposes only and is not to be considered information for self-diagnosis or self-treatment.

Below are a list of routinely seen foot conditions seen by podiatrists. Please feel free to click on the links below and educate yourself more on the pathology and treatment of these common foot and ankle problems.

Accessory Navicular Syndrome Achilles Tendon Common Disorders Achilles Tendon Rupture Acute Inflammation Ankle Fractures Ankle Instability Ankle Sprain Bone Healing Bunion
A large bump behind the great toe or fifth toe. Bunions make shoe gear very uncomfortable. The great toe joint bump is called a “Bunion”. A fifth toe joint bunion is known as a “tailors bunion”. Learn more »
Cavus Foot (High-Arched Foot) Charcot Foot Crossover Toe Instructions For Using Crutches Deep Vein Thrombosis Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy
A systemic condition that effects the feet greatly especially when one’s sugar is out of control. Common Diabetic conditions include: Diabetic Neuropathy, Peripheral vascular disease, and ulcers. Learn more »
Diabetic Complications And Amputation Prevention Diabetic Foot Care Guidelines Equinus Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy (ESWT) Flexible Flatfoot Fractures Of The Fifth Metatarsal Fractures Of The Toe And Metatarsal
Breaking of the forefoot bones may occur due to direct trauma, from a sporting injury, or an accident or fall. It may also happen gradually in the form of a stress fracture. Learn more »
Fractures Of The Calcaneus (Heel Bone Fractures) Ganglion Cyst Gout Haglund’s Deformity Hallux Rigidus
Hallux Rigidus is a dorsal bump on the great toe joint. It is a form of arthritis. It may be the result of trauma, a long first metatarsal bone and abnormal gait. There is usually restriction of the great toe joint motion and pain. It is commonly known as “turf toe”. Learn more »
Hammertoe
Hammertoes are arthritic changes to the digits. They contract and develop bumps on the toes, ultimately making shoe gear painful. Learn more »
Heel Pain
Heel pain is caused by many different conditions. Heel spurs and plantar fasciitis are one of the most common reasons. Weight, foot collase and poor shoe gear encourage the development of plantar fasciitis. Heel stress fractures, arthritis and acute injury are other causes of heel pain.┬áLearn more »
Ingrown Toenail Lisfranc Injuries Malignant Melanoma Of The Foot Morton’s Neuroma
Neuroma is a benign nerve tumor usually effecting the third and fourth toes. People experience numbness, tingling, and shooting type pain at the ball of their foot and radiation to the third and fourth toes. Learn more »
Osteoarthritis Of The Foot and Ankle Os Trigonum Syndrome Pediatric Flatfoot Pediatric Heel Pain Peripheral Arterial Disease (P.A.D.) Peroneal Tendon Injuries Plantar Fibroma (Plantar Wart) Plantar Wart (Verruca Plantaris) Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction (PTTD)
Posterior tibial tendon dysfunction is the result of severe fatigue and over use of the tendon that travels from one’s knee, through the inside of the ankle and inserts in one’s arch. Tendonitis may progress into dysfuntion and usually is a result of weight, age and hyperpronation. Learn more »
Puncture Wounds Rheumatoid Arthritis In The Foot And Ankle Sesamoid Injuries In The Foot Soft Tissue Biopsy Stretching Exercises Tailor’s Bunion (Bunionette) Talar Dome Lesion Tarsal Coaltion Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
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