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.

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Glendale, AZ Podiatrist | Sole Foot and Ankle Specialists
...We specialize in treating a full range of foot and ankle conditions, such as: Diabetic Foot Care Heel Pain Toenail Fungus - Onychomycosis Ingrown Nails Bunions Ankle Sprains We also encourage you to look around our staff, office and new patient pages to learn more about our doctors, payment policies and new patient procedures...

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... Ankle Sprains Bunions Diabetic Foot Flat Feet Fungus Toenails Hammertoes Heel Spurs SteriShoe Infections Ingrown Toenails Injuries Neuromas Plantar Fasciitis Warts Toenail Fungus - Onychomycosis   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...

The High Price of Wearing High Heels
... Bunions: Tightfitting shoes may worsen bunions — bony bumps that form on the joint at the base of your big toe in addition to a slowly dislocating joint...

Pregnancy and Women's Feet
... Many common foot problems that exist such as ingrown nails, plantar fasciitis/heel pain, arch pain, bunions, warts and varicose veins, to name a few, only become worse with pregnancy...

Caring For Corns And Calluses
...  Bony deformities, such as hammer toes or bunions, can also put you at an increased risk for the development of corns and calluses...

Bunions: An Extremely Common and Painful Foot Ailment
Bunions are an extremely common foot ailment most easily recognized by the large bump that forms on the side of the big toe...

Fun Foot Facts
...  ·         Victoria Beckham, Paris Hilton and Sarah Jessica Parker all suffer from bunions!  We hope you found these facts as interesting as we did!  If you have any foot and ankle concerns, please consider making an appointment with Dr...

Corns, Calluses and Enjoying the Sunshine
...They are commonly found on the joints of toes and can be associated with hammertoes and bunions...

What is a Bunionette or Tailor's Bunion?
...Many individuals are familiar with common Bunions occurring on the big toe; however, another form of a Bunion can present on the outside of the foot called a Bunionette or Tailor’s Bunion...

Pesky Toes: Part 2
...  Think about it, they outnumber our feet 5 to 1 and it only takes one of them to go “awry” before we’ve had enough!  In general, toe issues come in many different varieties, including bunions, dislocated toes, hammertoes, claw toes, mallet toes, broken toes, extra toes, even missing toes, etc...

April 2017 - Foot Awareness Month
...These include: Calluses, corns, blisters, bunions, plantar fasciitis, hammertoes, stress fractures and many other foot ailments...

Flip Flops - How They Can Affect Your Foot Health
...People who already have bunions – wearing flip-flops can help relieve the pressure being applied to their big toe (or little toe) and help minimize any pain...

Taking Care Of Morton's Neuroma
...Pre-existing conditions such as bunions, hammertoes, or flat feet tend to be more at risk for developing a neuroma; this is due mainly to the changes in stability around the toe joints...

Bunions (Hallux Abducto Valgus)
...Many people may unnecessarily suffer the pain of bunions for years before seeking treatment...

Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy
...For example: Motor Neuropathy (Deformity) + Ill-fitting shoes + Sensory Neuropathy (numbness) = Ulcers (sores) Deformities (such as bunions or hammertoes) resulting from motor neuropathy may cause shoes to rub against toes, creating a sore...

P.A.D. (Peripheral Arterial Disease)
...and Foot Problems Simple foot deformities (hammertoes, bunions, bony prominences) or dermatologic conditions such as ingrown or thickened fungal nails often become more serious concerns when P...

Peripheral Arterial Disease (P.A.D.)
...and Foot Problems Simple foot deformities (hammertoes, bunions, bony prominences) or dermatologic conditions such as ingrown or thickened fungal nails often become more serious concerns when P...

Peripheral Neuropathy: Diabetic
...For example: Motor Neuropathy (Deformity) + Ill-fitting shoes + Sensory Neuropathy (numbness) = Ulcers (sores) Deformities (such as bunions or hammertoes) resulting from motor neuropathy may cause shoes to rub against toes, creating a sore...

Tailor's Bunion
...Tailor’s bunions are not as common as bunions, which occur on the inside of the foot, but they are similar in symptoms and causes...

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